U.S. big-truck makers had the best May since 2006 and it was the 21st month in a row of year-over-year sales increases. Medium- and heavy-duty truck sales rose 16.5% to 37,225 units, up from 33,185 prior-year, according to WardsAuto data. Class 8 led all segments and continued to drive the overall market, jumping 24.1% on sales of 21,501 units vs. 17,990 year-ago as all companies posted gains. Daimler’s Freightliner posted a 36.0% sales increase and raised its stake to 38.4%, securing ...


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