Class 8 Truck Sales See First Y/Y Drop Since ’09
Published October 17, 2012
Transport Topics reported that U.S. truck sales fell 9.1% to 14,491 in September, declining for the first time since December 2009 and ending a streak of 32 consecutive year-over-year increases, citing data from WardsAuto.com.
The article said the Wards report showed declines in year-over-year sales for every manufacturer except Mack. The sales report followed by one week another reported drop in truck orders, which fell for the ninth consecutive month on a year-over-year basis to 15,600, Transport Topics said.
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