Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks rose 14.3% in Canada last year, to 50,113 units, despite a 4.3% drop in December results to 3,857 units. Class 8 was up 5.7% for the month and 16.2% for the year, with Freightliner LLC's 13,137 deliveries leading the pack in 2005. (See related data: Ward's Canada Truck Sales by Weight Class) However, showing the most growth in the heavy-duty sector was Volvo Truck North America Inc.'s Mack brand, gaining 27% for the year, followed by Freightliner's ...

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