Orders for trucks in the heaviest Class 8 weight segment posted a big gain in February over the same period a year ago and point to a rebound for the trucking industry.
After a dismal 2016, orders for new heavy-duty trucks turned up in January, surpassing trucking industry expectations.
Nissan, in last place in big pickup truck sales in U.S., increases warranty to five-years, 100,000 miles to capture buyers.
Toyota, Nissan and other Asian automakers dominate U.S. sedan sales and do well in midsize pickups. So why can’t they catch a break with full-size trucks?
Orders for large trucks fell 57 percent year-over-year as trucking companies hold off on purchases because shipping and freight demand is falling.
Paccar said second quarter profits rose compared to a year earlier but truck manufacturer lowers its industry sales forecast.
Cost cutting and improved market share help push truck manufacturer Navistar International Inc. to report its first quarterly profit in 3 years.
Daimler Trucks revises its financial outlook in the face of slowing truck sales in North America and internationally.