Medium and heavy truck sales increase 6% in April

Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in April increased 6% compared to last year, with Class 8 sales increasing 15% for the month.

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Wards Communications has compiled figures which indicate medium and heavy truck sales in April increased 6% compared to the same period last year, though were 3% lower than March.

Class 8 truck sales rose 15% in comparison to April 2014 while Class 7 sales decreased 3% to 4,008 units.

A total of 219,021 trucks with a GVW rating above 10,000 lbs. have been sold so far in 2015, an 11% increase compared to last year. Class 8 sales have been up 22% since last year and Class 7 up 10%.