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Apr 26, 2017

PETERBILT & KENWORTH trucks * USA: Earned $ 310.3 M, 1st. Q

* Washington - Profits for Paccar recover as truck demand picks up

--- Paccar Inc., the truck maker that owns the Peterbilt and Kenworth brands, swung to a profit in the first quarter of 2017 as demand for big rigs picked up in North America and Europe and its parts business grew... The manufacturer earned $310.3 million in the first quarter, up from its net loss of $594.6 million during the same period a year earlier... Paccar expects the industry to sell between 190,000 and 220,000 Class 8 trucks in the U.S. and Canada in 2017... In the first quarter of 2017, the Class 8 truck orders in North America surged 40 percent compared to last year, said Darrin Siver, senior vice president for Paccar... 
(Photo: Paccar - Kenworth T880S and Peterbilt model 567 SFFA vocational trucks)   --  Bellevue, WASH, USA -, by CARLY SCHAFFNER - APRIL 25, 2017



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