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What is the state of Class 8 build levels?

Posted by Don Ake on Jul 30, 2021 12:08:52 PM

Don Ake Don Ake covers Class 8 build levels and the factors that affect them.

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Tags: trucking, Class 8, commercial vehicle, outlook, production

When will the number of Class 8 orders improve?

Posted by Don Ake on Jul 29, 2021 12:51:06 PM

Don Ake discusses the trajectory of Class 8 orders and when we can expect to see a resurgence.

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Tags: trucking, Class 8, commercial vehicle, orders, outlook

What is the state of steel and rubber prices?

Posted by Don Ake on Jul 28, 2021 1:03:21 PM

Don Ake discusses two commodities whose prices have been affected by congested shipping traffic.

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Tags: trucking, commercial vehicle, outlook, steel, rubber

When will we see the end of the semiconductor shortage?

Posted by Don Ake on Jul 27, 2021 12:34:32 PM

Don Ake discusses the semiconductor shortage and whether we can expect production to ramp up any time soon.

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Tags: trucking, commercial vehicle, outlook, semiconductors, shortage

What is the GDP outlook for the rest of 2021?

Posted by Don Ake on Jul 26, 2021 6:18:22 PM

Don Ake discusses where the GDP is headed as we enter the second half of 2021.

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Tags: trucking, commercial vehicle, GDP, outlook

What is the outlook for commercial vehicles?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 22, 2021 2:18:54 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss the outlook on the commercial vehicle market, including both heavy and medium-duty.

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Tags: trucking, commercial vehicle, CV Update, outlook

What's clogging the commercial vehicle pipeline?

Posted by Don Ake on Apr 1, 2021 4:22:38 PM

Don Ake discusses what is clogging the commercial vehicle pipeline. 

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Tags: Truck and Trailer, supply chain, Class 8, commercial vehicle

Is the Suez Canal backlog causing further supply chain disruptions?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Apr 1, 2021 3:22:41 PM

Don Ake and Eric Starks were posed with the question, "Will the Suez Canal cause further disruptions?"

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Tags: imports, supply chain, commercial vehicle

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