From the monthly archives: December, 2015

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Wholesale Pricing Set to End Year on a Down Note

Last week, we examined December’s higher volume and lower pricing at specific no-reserve auctions. We don’t yet have final December data from all auctions and dealer-to-dealer sources, but we do know that 3-5 year-old sleeper tractors lost about 20% of their value from October to November...

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Auction Volume Ramped Back Up in December

The volume of sleeper tractors sold through the nation’s largest no-reserve auction companies increased dramatically in December, following a subdued November...

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Retail Pricing Declined Mildly in November

The retail sleeper tractor market overall lost 5% of its value in November, with the benchmark 3-5 year-old group losing just under 3%. The average selling price of all sleeper tractors under 1,000,000 miles was $56,572...

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The US Could be Back in the Global Crude Oil Business

Negotiators from both parties in the House of Representatives agreed Wednesday to a fiscal year 2016 tax and spending bill with many compromises on both sides...

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December Guidelines is Available!

In this month's edition of Guidelines, we take a look at how the Class 8 and medium duty markets performed in 2015, and provide an outlook for 2015. Click here for the report!

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Overall Wholesale Volume Increased Dramatically in November

Class 8 volume through large no-reserve auction locations decreased substantially in November, but the total universe of medium and heavy trucks sold through all auction companies was unusually high this month...

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4th Quarter Retail Sales Volume Mildly Stronger

After a weak August and September, October’s retail sales per dealership rooftop came in at 5.1, and November’s incoming data points to a similar result...

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Competitive Comparison of 3-5 Year-Old Sleeper Tractors

As we noted last month, retail pricing for late-model sleeper tractors was surprisingly strong in October. We were surprised by these figures, given the steep devaluation of certain models...

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