That slowdown expected this year for the big truck market wasn't in evidence in January, as combined sales of Class 4-8 models totaled 34,391, up 4.4% from year-ago's 32,953 units on a daily rate basis. The performance was good enough for a 500,000-unit seasonally adjusted annual rate, topping year-ago's 490,000. Class 8 truck sales hit 16,539 for the month, up 2.0% from like-1999. Several makers enjoyed healthy double-digit gains, including Freightliner Corp. (19.0%) Mack Trucks Inc. ...

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