Owner-Operator Trucks Continue to Bring Strong Money

Through May, the average three-to-five year-old owner-operator truck has brought $20,283 (27%) more money than the equivalent aerodynamic truck ($10,608/16% if adjusted for specs)...

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Medium Duty Trucks Pulled Back in May

Starting with Class 3-4 cabovers, pricing of our benchmark cohort dropped again in May, but this time a higher-mileage mix of trucks can’t be blamed...

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June Guidelines is Available!

In the June edition of Guidelines, we explore a pullback in auction activity in May, and discuss the changing retail environment.

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Unexpectedly Strong Month for Retail Sales Volume

May’s sales data is in the process of being finalized, and we can report that the month was a strong one in terms of sales per dealership rooftop. In fact, May’s result of 5.8 trucks per rooftop was the strongest since October of 2014...

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May Auction Results Surprise on the Downside

Volume and pricing of our benchmark model decreased notably in May. Pricing of this model was 10.1% lower month-over-month on average, which is a major change from the flat pricing seen in the first quarter and April...

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Medium Duty Market Paused in April

Medium duty trucks in most segments were little changed in April. Average selling prices for our various benchmark groups varied based on swings in mileage and age, but individual trucks generally didn't gain or lose notable value.

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Retail Pricing Firming Up

As we mentioned in this month’s Guidelines market update, depreciation in the auction lanes has been very mild since December. It is becoming increasingly evident that retail pricing is following suit...

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May Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available!

In the May edition of Guidelines, we track Class 8 pricing in the auction lanes and through retail channels. We also provide a look at medium duty segments. Click here for the report!

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Class 8 Auction Pricing May Be Hitting Bottom

Class 8 auction pricing continues to flatten out despite higher volume. This trend suggests the market is finding a bottom...

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Medium Duty Cabovers Looking Strong

Our benchmark group of 4-7 year-old Class 3 and 4 cabovers brought strong average pricing for the second month in a row in March...

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