Hauling Industry News

Medium-Duty Sales Rise 36.7% in March, Led by Class 5

By Pulltarps Mfg | April 20, 2021

Story by Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter | www.ttnews.com

U.S. retail sales of Classes 4-7 trucks in March climbed 36.7% compared with a year earlier, riding the surge in demand in Class 5, WardsAuto.com reported.

Sales were 23,575 compared with 17,244 a year earlier, according to Wards. First-quarter sales climbed 16.5% to 59,754 compared with 51,271 in the same 2020 period.

Class 7 was the only segment to post a decline. It dropped 16.6% to 4,343 compared with 5,205 a year earlier.