The up and down market for medium- and heavy-duty trucks in Canada went down again in July, as combined sales fell 2.2% on a daily rate basis from like-1999 to 2,767 units. The 35.7% gain in Class 4-7 sales easily was offset by the 11.9% drop in Class 8 deliveries. Medium-duty sales finished July at 783 units, compared to 600 in like-1999. Heavy-duty deliveries reached only 1,984, off from 2,341 year-ago, with Freightliner Corp. and Western Star Trucks Inc. alone in posting gains. Both ...

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