July Heavy Truck Sales Jump
September 3, 1998
Sep. 3 — Sales of heavy trucks in July were 15% higher than a year earlier. Sales of 17,530 Class 8 trucks make for a year-to-date number of 116,079, according to figures from the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Assn.
Freightliner leads the market with a 30% share through the first seven months. If you count subsidiary Sterling, it’s 33%.