Medium and Heavy Truck Sales Rose 14% in 2012

Sales of medium and heavy trucks were up 1% in December compared to 2011, giving 2012 a boost in total sales of 14%.

According to information collected by Wards Communications, medium and heavy truck sales were up 14% in 2012 with a total of 569,200 over 10,000 lbs. during the year.

With a total of 56,286 trucks sold in December, 2012 sales were 1% higher than December 2011 and 27% higher than November 2012. However, Class 8 truck sales were 13% lower than December 2011.

Read the full article to learn how the rest of the truck classes fared in 2012.