Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in Canada remained weak in March, falling a combined 18.6% from like-2001 to 2,387 units. The results left deliveries trailing year-ago’s pace by 17.3% through the first quarter. Heavy-duty (Class 8) deliveries slipped 20.5% to 1,435 units, down from year-ago’s 1,945, largely due to Western Star Trucks Inc.’s 61.1% drop and Sterling Truck Corp.’s 62.5% falloff. Medium-duty (Classes 4-7) sales dipped 15.4% to 952 units. Deliveries fell ...
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