Medium- and heavy-truck sales decline 27% in December '08, 19% for full year

February 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2009, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p6
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This article reports on the decline in medium- and heavy-truck sales in 2008, according to Wards Communications. In December, 35,523 trucks with gross weight vehicle (GWV) ratings above 10,000 pounds were sold by dealers in December, while Class 8 trucks experienced a six percent increase in sales. Class 7 trucks experienced the biggest decline in the industry with 31%.


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