Population getting younger

April 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2011, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p34
Trade Publication
The article offers information on statistics compiled by RL Polk, which show that 53.6% of the Class 3-8 vehicles in operation in the U.S. in 2010 are from the 2000 model years or newer. According to Gary Meteer, Polk's Director of Sales & Client Services, operators are still using used trucks, with 9% of the vehicle population are 1985 models and 37% are between 1986 and 1999 models. He stated that out of 11.7 million Class 3-8 vehicles registered in 2010, 3.3 million are Class 3, while 3.5 million are Class 8.


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