February gross sales class 8 Residence at 15369
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U.S. Class 8 retail gross sales in February have been 0.6% decrease than a 12 months earlier, standing at 15,369, WardsAuto.com reported.
A 12 months in the past, Class 8 gross sales have been 15,460, in accordance with Wards.
Yr-to-date gross sales elevated 3.6% to 32,213 from 31,105 a 12 months earlier.
Volvo Vans North America recorded a rise of 21.2% with gross sales of 1,607. (Volvo Vans North America)
Solely two truck producers recorded gross sales good points in February in comparison with the 2020 interval.
Volvo Vans North America recorded a rise of 21.2% with gross sales of 1,607 in comparison with 1,326 a 12 months earlier. This earned it a ten.5% market share for the month.
VTNA is a unit of the Volvo Group.
Market chief Freightliner noticed a 6.9% achieve on gross sales of 6,247 in comparison with 5,844 within the interval 2020. That was good for a 40.6% share.
Freightliner is a unit of Daimler Vans North America.
The steady gross sales come as Class 8 orders have been increase since September and 2020 ended with 278,400, in accordance with business reviews.
Consultants additionally famous that the persistent and various constraints within the provide chain are affecting manufacturing.
“The general retail market was consistent with expectations in February and it’s clear that every one OEMs have the identical points with provide chain constraints affecting gross sales numbers,” stated Magnus Koeck, vice-president. president of technique at VTNA.
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