Executive summary and looking ahead (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
NTEA’s unrivaled comprehensive
compilation and interpretation of market data, trends and forecasts is updated monthly. It provides an
in-depth look into the work truck industry and is available to members (member
login is required to access content). Need your login credentials? Contact us at 800-441-6832 or email@example.com for assistance. Not a member, join today to get access.
What does all of this information mean to the work truck
industry? What do these numbers mean for your business? NTEA Market Data and
Research Senior Director Steve Latin-Kasper provides a monthly wrap-up summary and
forward-looking perspective detailing the direct impacts to the future of your
Wards Intelligence — U.S. truck retail sales (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
U.S. Census Bureau — housing starts (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
Wards Intelligence is pleased to bring detailed truck sales
information to NTEA members through special arrangement. As a trusted provider
of automotive and truck industry news, statistics and analysis for more than 80
years, Wards Intelligence offers key information to help users make better decisions
for their businesses. Updates to the U.S. retail truck sales are available here
on a monthly basis.
The trends in housing starts can be a key trigger to the overall
increased or decreased use of work trucks. Monthly housing starts data is
provided by the U.S. Census Bureau with a forecast by the National Association
for Business Economics.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — steel and other metals prices (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
The trend of steel and metal prices will always play a
significant role in the work truck industry. Monthly steel and nonferrous metal
prices are updated with information and data provided by the U.S. Bureau of
U.S. Energy Information Administration — oil/diesel/gasoline prices (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
Petroleum prices drastically impact the work truck
industry. NTEA supplies members with this monthly report on oil, diesel and
gasoline prices from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
NTEA — monthly box-off sales data (updated Nov. 3, 2023)
Each month, NTEA compiles critical data
designed to help manufacturers of truck chassis and bodies create and update
their production plans.
If you have questions or want further clarification, contact NTEA Market Data and Research Senior Director Steve Latin-Kasper
at 248-479-8193. Steve has nearly 30 years of experience as an economist in the transportation industry and was named one of
the country’s top economists in 2008 by Bloomberg Networks.