Net orders for North American markets climbed to 38,200 units in April, a 158 percent increase from a year earlier, ACT Research said.
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ACT Research said the average used truck price in March was $38,516 for sales in all channels.
ACT noted that shipments for the first quarter of 2011 were more than double compared with the same quarter last year.
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Net orders of commercial trailers rose 25 percent to 21,990 in February from January, ACT Research said.
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