The U.S. sales-rate falloff of medium- and heavy-duty trucks slowed in December, but not enough to prevent a full-year plunge of nearly 20% vs. 2007, according to Ward’s data. December deliveries fell 16.6% compared with year-ago, signaling a moderation of the declines seen in October and November. Nevertheless, big trucks ended 2008 with a 19.6% shortfall down vs. full-year 2007. Related document: <em>Ward’s</em> U.S. Truck Sales by Weight Class – December 2008 Class 8 ...

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