With a booming 18.6% spike in August, hitting 45,283 deliveries, U.S. medium- and heavy-duty trucks added another month of year-over-year gains, a streak that started in June 2017. The strong August performance was led by a 39.3% soar in sales by Class 8, the 15th consecutive month of increases for the group, leaving a wide 32.3% gap in year-to-date sales. Daimler’s Freightliner (+63.5%) and Western Star (+5.1%) kept them on top with combined sales of 10,061. PACCAR’s Kenworth ...

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