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September 27, 2017 |
The OEM said during a press conference here at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show that it’s raising its forecast for 2017 Class 8 sales to 225,000 units as more truck buying occurs among smaller and medium-sized fleets.
“Orders are coming in and we’re quoting on a lot of business where we were previously not a strong consideration,” noted Jonathan Randall, senior vice president of sales for Mack Trucks. “It’s really the entire [fleet] segment, small to large, that’s returning to buy, though we are now seeing a lot more participation from small and medium-sized fleets.”