A 16.1% drop in Class 8 sales drove combined medium- and heavy-duty truck deliveries down 9.7% in Canada during August. Class 8 sales totaled 2,270 during 26 selling days in the month, down from 2,602 (25 days) in like-1999. Only International Truck and Engine Corp. (Navistar) enjoyed a gain, as deliveries rose 21.7% to 481 units. Suffering double-digit drops were PACCAR Inc. (-18.6%), Volvo Trucks North America Inc. (-73.9%) and Western Star Trucks Inc. (-10.9%). Class 4-7 sales totaled ...
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