U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks started off 2009 on a sour note, with January down 38.3% from year-ago. All groups suffered large declines, but Class 8’s 26.1% was the smallest, with the sector showing some of the same resiliency it did last year. Related document: <em>Ward’s</em> U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class – January 2009 All Class 8 manufacturers posted smaller volumes, but Daimler AG was able to limit the drop to just 5.1% due to a strong performance by ...

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