Medium and heavy truck sales down 17%

May 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;May2008, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 17% drop in medium and heavy truck sales in the U.S. in March 2008. Data presented by Wards Communications show that the sales were down from the previous year yet increased 8% from the previous month. Dealers were able to sell 41,462 trucks with gross vehicle weight (GVW) ratings beyond 10,000 pounds. It notes that the sales of Class 8 trucks declined 35% while those of Class 7 dropped 40%.


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