Mexico’s heavy-duty trucks sales up 45% in October

Sales of heavy-duty trucks increased by 45.4% year-on-year in Mexico in October, according to the national association of automotive distributors, Amda.

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October sales totalled 4,240 units, up from 2,916 vehicles sold in the same month in 2011, Amda said.

Sales of tractors increased by 112.7% and of trucks by 37.4%, while vehicle passenger sales fell by 10.6%, Amda noted.

In January-October, truck sales increased by 18.7%, reaching 30,472 units.