Deliveries of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. increased 41.0% in January to 35,340 units, up from like-2004’s 27,147. January heavy-duty (Class 8) sales hit 18,257 units, a rise of 75.4% compared with the 11,275 trucks delivered year-ago. Freightliner Corp. once again claimed the top slot in the Class 8 sales race, with 6,815 trucks sold. International Truck and Engine Corp. squeaked by PACCAR Inc. to claim second place sales with 3,988 units. (See related data: Ward's U.S. New ...

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