Sales of big trucks in Canada fell 30.9% in March, slightly improving on February’s 34.4% drop, Ward’s data show. However, all classes posted declines, with Class 8’s 31.8% falloff the second largest of all truck groups in the month. Related document: Ward’s Canada Truck Sales by Weight Class – March 2009 Daimler AG’s Western Star brand was the only marque in Class 8 to post a sales increase, up 23.7%. PACCAR Inc.’s Peterbilt plunged 72.1% for the largest decrease in the segment. ...

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