Sales of Class 8 models plummeted 54.5% in December from prior-year, as truck makers closed the books on a dismal 2007 that saw total medium- and heavy-duty sales slip 31.9%. Class 8 truck makers sold 12,034 units in December vs. 26,462 in like-2006, Ward’s data shows. Related document: <i>Ward’s</i> U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class – December 2007 Medium- and heavy-duty deliveries in December totaled 29,733 units. Only Class 4 managed a scant 0.3% increase last month, as ...

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