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Medium duty sales up in January

Jason Cannon February 18, 2013

Sales of medium-duty trucks in January offset losses in their heavy-duty counterparts according to a WardsAuto report

While Class 8 sales fell 10.5 percent last month, medium-duty sales climbed 9.1 percent over prior-year, with all but Class 5 showing gains. 

Class 7 deliveries rose 1.7 percent in January, with Freightliner’s 34.8 percent surge leading the way. Hino was a close second, up 28.7 percent. 

Class 6 sales jumped 25.8 percent. Ford delivered were up 508.7 percent on 894 units, compared with 141 year-ago. 

Class 5 January deliveries slid 4.2 percent from 2011. Ford bolstered its share, jumping 22 percent to 2,534 units. Mitsubishi Fuso saw the largest gain, up 97.1 percent on minimal volume. 

Class 4 sales soared 65.8 percent in the month with Isuzu’s climbing 115.2 percent.

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