Medium Duty Market Flat to Upward at Year-End

Starting with Class 3-4 cabovers, November’s average pricing moved back upwards for another month...

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Retail Pricing Stumbled in November

We predicted the year would close out on a generally solid note, which most dealers would say was more or less the case. Counteracting this sentiment was November’s (belated) retail sales data, which depicted a moderately off month...

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Long-Term Retail Price Forecast

We are now providing residual value consulting to clients, and as a by-product of this capability, we will provide general updates on our long-term forecasts to the public...

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Class 8 Retail Sales Volume Dipped in November

We’re showing a fairly substantial 0.7 truck dip in retail sales per dealership rooftop from October to November. We’re not particularly concerned about this drop...

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Depreciation Remains Nonexistent in November Auction Market

Volume of the most common sleeper tractors auctioned in November increased after a slow October. Pricing was very similar month-over-month, with the newest units showing some volatility based on low volume.

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Retail Market Steady Heading into December

October was another positive month for the retail channel, with volume up incrementally over a relatively strong September, and pricing essentially unchanged.

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Another Strong Month for Retail Sales Volume

Our reporting dealers had an unexpectedly strong month in September, and it looks like October was at least as active...

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EPA Representative Addresses Emissions Tampering

At this past week’s Used Truck Association Convention, which I highly recommend anyone remotely involved in the used truck industry attend, a representative from the Environmental Protection Agency answered questions about dealer liability as it pertains to emissions tampering...

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EPA Rescinds Rule Limiting Glider Kit Production

According to Successful Dealer Magazine, the Environmental Protection Agency has “… filed a proposal with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget to repeal the ‘emission requirements for glider vehicles, glider engines, and glider kits.'"

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Class 8 Retail Depreciation Remains Minimal

September was a relatively strong month for the retail Class 8 market, with volume up notably and pricing on par with August...

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