Medium and heavy truck sales increase 10% in September

Medium and heavy truck sales increased 10% in September compared to a year ago, with Class 8 having one of the largest gains this year.

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New figures from Wards Communications show medium and heavy truck sales rose 10% in September compared to 2014, but down 4% from August. 

Class 8 truck sales rose 4% compared to September 2014 while Class 7 sales were up 5%. 

For the year so far, sales have increased 11%, with Class 8 sales up 20% and Class 7 sales up 8%. Every class has seen an increase in sales in 2015; Class 1 and 8 have had the biggest increases so far this year.

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