The huge increases over year-ago sales results are gone, but deliveries of medium- and heavy-duty trucks are matching or besting record levels set in 1999, as evidenced by the combined 2.0% daily sales rate increase (on volume of 48,824 vs. 47,876) in June. A look at Class 4-8 sales at the halfway mark of 2000 shows three monthly decreases and three monthly increases — none greater than 5.0%. Six months into 2000, big rig deliveries are running 0.7% ahead of like-1999 figures. In June, ...

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