U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks slipped 7% in November, marking the smallest drop in the sector all year, Ward’s data shows. Declines were less than 10% in all groups except Class 4, which saw deliveries plummet 30.1%, and Class 7, which enjoyed a 21.5% uptick. Related document: Ward’s U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class – November 2008 Class 8 slipped 9.1% to 8,861 units, despite a 10.6% jump for Daimler AG’s Freightliner brand on a daily rate basis. PACCAR Inc.’s Kenworth ...
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