From the monthly archives: June, 2014

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Construction Market Recovery Continues

The last time we examined the Class 8 construction segment, we stated that “… stable pricing combined with higher volume generally suggests a strengthening market.” That trend continued through May, with our benchmark 2006-2009 model year trucks steadily increasing in value from...

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Wholesale Market Shift Officially Underway

Last month, we reported that a notably newer and lower-mileage mix of Class 8 sleepers is cycling through the wholesale channel. We were reluctant to identify this trend as a market shift, since April’s results were still potentially skewed by delayed buying and selling activity following the unusual winter...

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Retail Sleeper Market Contracted Mildly in May

Preliminary data submitted to NADA from dealers and OEM’s indicates that both pricing and volume for Class 8 sleepers declined slightly in May. The average price of a sleeper tractor retailed in May should come in at just under $59,000, with mileage estimated at 507,000 and age at 75 months...

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May Sales Volume Remained Stable

As expected, NADA reporting dealers retailed a mildly lower number of trucks per rooftop in May compared to April, at 5.9 vs. 6.2 (this is a preliminary result that may change slightly as we receive the last of our reports)...

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June Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available for Download!

In this month's edition of Commercial Truck Guidelines, a possible market shift is underway as a greatly increased number of 2011 and 2012 model-year trucks cycle through the market. Also, natural gas trucks are facing a challenge in the finance arena. Read the full report here.

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Class 4 Recovery Takes a Breather

Class 4’s were essentially flat in April, with average wholesale pricing for 4-7 year-old trucks down moderately month-over-month in step with a proportional increase in average mileage...

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Another Record Month for Class 6 Conventionals

Last month, we reported that the average mileage of 4-7 year-old Class 6 Conventionals sold through wholesale channels has steadily dropped, with a concurrent increase in average price. April’s results continued this trend, with pricing coming in even higher than March’s record...

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