Class 8 truck sales in the United States in July decreased slightly from June but were considerably above July 2017, according to information released by WardsAuto.
Wards reported sales of 20,649 in July 2018 compared with 21,351 in June, a decrease of 3.3 percent, marking only the second time in the past six months a decline was reported.
Only Kenworth (18.8 percent) and International (8.4 percent) posted gains in July over June.
Every nameplate showed an increase in July 2018 over July 2017 led by Volvo (81.4 percent) and International (66.2 percent).
Over-to-date sales in 2018 are 31.1 percent ahead of the same seven months in 2017.
Again, International (63 percent) and Volvo (57.9 percent) were the largest gainers.
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