Truck Sales Are Rolling!
U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks shot up 49% in February to nearly 17,000 units. While, truck makers sold 16,687 units compared with 11,200 a year earlier. Volvo Trucks North America sold 1,973 trucks, an 88.3% gain from a year earlier, and earned an 11.8% share.
VTNA on March 14 launched its updated Class 8 VNX model designed for heavy-haul applications, which the company said made up a high-profile segment of the industry. It is available for order as a day cab, flat roof or midroof sleeper. The earlier version came on the market in 2013.
Mack Trucks sold 1,194 trucks, an 8.1% gain over the year-earlier period, for a 7.2% share. TransEdge proudly carries Mack and Volvo. To set up a showing, contact me today.
Source: Transport Topics, March 15, 2018