Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Rise 27.4% in July
Published August 22, 2012
Transport Topics reported that U.S. retail heavy-duty truck sales rose 27.4% to 16,421 in July, continuing a 17-month trend of double-digit expansion, citing the latest survey from WardsAuto.com.
For the first seven months of the year, the sales volume was 115,667, a 36.2% increase from 84,953 vehicles in the year-ago period, Ward’s reported Aug. 10, according to Transport Topics.
The sales figures stand in contrast to reports on orders for heavy-duty North American trucks, which have been declining since January, the article said.
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