U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks fell 6.7% in January to 20,080 units, compared with the 21,517 big rigs delivered year-ago. That’s the 10th monthly decline in the last 14 months and the largest since June. January’s dip is in line with predictions for slow sales in early 2003 following a buying binge by fleet owners last fall (see related data: Ward's U.S. New Truck Sales by Weight Class). Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks declined 6.7% in January. During the ...

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