Medium- and heavy-duty truck sales grew 35.2% on a daily-rate basis in February to 29,207 vehicles, vs. like-2003 volumes of 21,601. This is the largest year-on-year percentage increase yet in the recent big-truck growth spurt. The previous record was set in December 2003, with a 33.7% year-over-year sales increase. (See related data: February 2004 U.S. GVW Sales) Big truck sales in the U.S. were up 35% in February. Class 8 deliveries led the surge, up 48.4% to 12,035 units, ...

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