Staging a recovery of sorts from August’s 23.5% plunge, sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. fell a more modest 8.5% in September. Once again, Class 8 was the lone bright spot, increasing 17.2% in the month to 10,891 units, with Daimler AG’s Freightliner brand again the leading gainer, up 57.9%. Freightliner’s performance pushed Daimler’s total sales up 36.6% in the month. Related document: <i>Ward’s</i> U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class September 2008 Volvo ...

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