Sales of Class 4-8 trucks took another big leap in April, rising 21.6% from year-ago on volume of 4,325 units. Medium-duty (Classes 4-7) sales nearly doubled to 1,012 units on the strength of Class 7's 116.5% gain to 920 units. Most of that increase was due to a strong showing by Freightliner Corp., which posted a 490% jump in sales to 195 units (including its Sterling brand), and Navistar International Transportation Corp.'s 147.7% rise to 545 units. Class 8 sales rose 10.7%, again on ...

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