October sales of U.S.-market medium- and heavy-duty trucks fell 28.0% from year-ago to 18,251 units, a slight improvement over prior-month’s 29.3% decline. Class 8 results were among the weakest, posting a 32.1% drop. All manufacturers saw declines in the group. Daimler AG’s Sterling brand sold 88.1% fewer units for the poorest year-over-year performance on a percentage basis, while PACCAR Inc.’s Kenworth marque topped the segment with its 16.5% decline. Related document: Ward’s U.S. ...

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