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May Commercial Trucks Sales See 20% Increase

According to a recent article in Transport Topics, the trucking industry has yet another reason to celebrate as the latest sales figures from the month of May have come in. Class 8 trucks sales saw a total jump of 20 percent compared to their sales from last year: 21,501 units compared to 17,990. So what accounts for this continued success, and how likely is it that it will continue in the months to come? Read on to find out.

Class 8 Truck Sales Continue to Show Strong ResultsCommercial sales May

 Commercial truck sales were off to a great start at the beginning of the year, and they have continued to show positive results as we reach the summer months. Sales are not just stable, but steadily increasing compared to 2014 records: an impressive feat considering that 2014 was largely reported to be one of the industry’s strongest since 2006. Daimler Trucks North America’s Director of Marketing Operations and Planning, Markus Pfeifer, was quoted in Transport Topics as saying that this year continues to be one of the most “robust” that the manufacturer has seen.

Why Are Commercial Truck Sales on the Rise?

 The increased Class 8 and commercial trucks sales are a sign of a steadily improving economy overall. Within the trucking industry itself, these sales are likely indicative of companies’ and fleet owners’ desires for more fuel efficient vehicles, replacements for out-of-date models, and trucks designed to be more driver-friendly. The vast improvements manufacturers have made in truck design in recent years are directly related to this boost in profitability, and this trend will hopefully continue in the years to come.

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