Medium Duty Truck Sales

Business, Equipment

June’s Class 4 Plunge Takes Down Overall Medium-Duty Sales

Navistar Terrastar medium-duty truck A Navistar Terrastar medium-duty truck with a dump body. (Navistar Inc.).

Classes 4-7 U.S. retail sales in June approached 18,000, down 14.7% compared with a year earlier and largely reflecting a plunge in Classes 4 and 5, Wards Intelligence reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 22, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

May Classes 4-7 Retail Sales Drop Below 17,000

International MV International MV via YouTube

U.S. Classes 4-7 retail sales in May sank 16.3% compared with a year earlier to just below 17,000, Wards Intelligence reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 14, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

January Medium-Duty Sales Falter

Paccar K270 Paccar's chassis cab version of the electric Kenworth K270E. (Jerry Hirsch)

U.S. retail sales of Classes 4-7 commercial vehicles in January fell 14.3% compared with a year earlier as all segments declined, Wards Intelligence reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 14, 2022
Equipment

December Medium-Duty Sales Hit Year’s Second-Highest Level

Delivery truck Full-year medium-duty sales in 2021increased 10.1% to 239,703 compared with 217,753 in the 2020 period, according to WardsAuto. (Morgan Truck Body)

U.S. retail sales in December of Classes 4-7 commercial vehicles reached the second-highest volume for 2021 despite declines across the board. Sales in the month fell 8.9% compared with a year earlier, WardsAuto. com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2022
Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Sales Spotty in November

Hino XL trucks Hino XL series by Hino

U.S. retail sales in November of Classes 4-7 commercial vehicles revealed the two lighter segments propping up the medium-duty market, with overall sales in the segment rising 1.7% to 18,637 compared with 18,318 last year, WardsAuto .com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 14, 2021
Business

July Medium-Duty Sales Clear 19,000

Kenworth medium-duty trucks Kenworth's medium-duty lineup featuring (left to right) a T280, a T480V and a T180. (Colby Wiliams/TruckPR on Flickr)

Medium-duty sales in July rose 6.5% to just above 19,000, with the Class 7 segment hitting its peak for the year so far, WardsAuto .com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 17, 2021
Business, Equipment

June Medium-Duty Sales Second-Highest in 2021

Peterbilt 535 and 536 Peterbilt's 535 and 536 models (Peterbilt)

Classes 4-7 U.S. retail sales rose in June to the second-highest level of the year as they cleared 20,000 units, with all segments improving over the same period last year, WardsAuto .com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 14, 2021
Business, Equipment

May Medium-Duty Sales Climb 36% From 2020 Period

Mack MD Series trucks in production Mack MD Series medium-duty trucks in production at the Roanoke Valley Operations facility in Virgtinia. (Mack Trucks)

U.S. retail sales in May for Classes 4-7 improved 36% compared with a year earlier, as all but the heaviest class showed strong gains, WardsAuto .com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 16, 2021
Business, Equipment

December Classes 4-7 Sales Improve Over 2019

Amazon van E-commerce has fueled sales of "UPS, or Amazon-type vehicles that are smaller, rather than with the traditional Classes 6-7 truck that are more of business-to-business trucks,” Tam says. (Lynsey Weatherspoon/Bloomberg News)

Classes 4-7 sales in December accelerated overall to clear 24,000 and move 6.2% higher compared with a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2021
Business, Equipment

July Medium-Duty Sales Drop Nearly 20%

Isuzu trucks Isuzu

July medium-duty truck sales dropped almost 20% compared with a year earlier as only the combined total of the two lightest segments posted a small gain, WardsAuto .com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 13, 2020

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