Big truckmakers say there's no slowdown in sight for 1999, as sales of medium- and heavy-duty models rose a combined 26.1% in May. Class 8 deliveries continue to lead the segment, posting a 32.8% gain vs. year-ago on a daily selling rate basis last month. May saw 22,499 Class 8 trucks sold, up from 16,946 in like-1998. Freightliner Corp.'s 65.8% gain — including a 41.1% rise for the Freightliner brand — gave it a 37.4% share of the segment, up from 29.9% year-ago. Paccar Inc.'s Kenworth ...
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