Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks declined 6.3% on a daily basis to a volume of 29,977 units in October, Ward's data shows. Medium-duty trucks lead sales decline. The medium-duty (Class 4-7) segment dragged October results down, with deliveries dipping 24.1% compared to like-2001. Heavy-duty (Class 8) sales, which were expected to fall due to new stringent engine emissions regulations that kicked in Oct. 1, rose 22.5% in October to 15,010 units. Besides September’s 51.8% ...

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