Class 8 truck sales up sharply compared to last year

| Wednesday, June 07, 2006

There is additional evidence there may be a big pre-buy going on, with truckers replacing their tractors before the more expensive ’07s come out.

According to truckinginfo.com, the sales of Class 8 trucks were up nearly 20 percent in April of this year compared to April 2005. And that’s in spite of the fact that overall trucks sales – including classes 1 through 3 – were down about 2percent.

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