Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. declined 1.4% on a daily selling rate basis in March to 25,138 units from like-2002’s 26,485, according to Ward's data. That’s the third straight monthly decline vs. year-prior. Heavy-duty (Class 8) deliveries plummeted 17.9% (8,808 vs. 11,138) compared with like-2002. That’s the segment’s largest decline in more than a year. Volvo Trucks North America Inc. was the only manufacturer to eke out an increase with sales up 1.3%. ...

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