Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks fell 32.1% in the U.S. in March, Ward’s data show, but still showed improvement over February, when sales slid 39%. Class 8 halved its February plunge of 36.5% with deliveries down 17.9% last month, as a 3.2% increase at Daimler AG’s Freightliner brand helped to balance out losses at all other manufacturers. Related document: Ward’s U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class – March 2009 Volvo Truck North America Inc.’s Mack brand suffered the biggest loss ...
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