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WESTERN EUROPE | TRUCKS
Europe’s heavy truck market simply fails to run out of puff 
Published: Wed, 05th April 2016 20:18:19 GMT
 

West European Truck sales February 2016

For Europe’s heavy truck industry it just gets better as the year rolls on. That’s the upbeat message from latest West European heavy truck sales figures, showing that an already hot underlying sales pace is showing precious few signs of cooling down

Two months into this year sales of heavy trucks rose 19.5 per cent, which, by some measure was a considerably stronger performance than the industry had expected. 

How long can it last? 

That is the question facing the region’s heavy truck makers as they consider the implications of yet another year of a notably faster than anticipated truck recovery rate in their domestic European sales arena.

After an already flying start, with January sales up 18.6 per cent, and no heat loss this February, West Europe’s heavy truck market has set a markedly hotter sales pace than even downright optimists could have expected. 

February’s truck sales pace, continuing the high rate of double-digit sales expansion seen in the sector for much of last year, rose by 19.4 per cent to 16,778 units for the month
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