Truck Sales Rose 10% in July

Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks were up 10% in July compared to the same time period last year.

Sales for medium- and heavy-duty trucks rose 10% in July compared to July 2012, but were down 4% from June's sales numbers.

Class 8 truck sales were down 7% in July compared to 2012 while Class 7 sales rose 9%.

Overall truck sales in 2013 are 5% higher than 2012 sales by this time period. Class 7 and 8 trucks are the only classes which have decreased in sales this year while Class 6 truck sales have had the highest increase at 26%. 

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