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Truck Industry Council releases February truck sales numbers

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Kenworth and Volvo led the way for heavy vehicle sales in Australia in February according to the Truck Industry Council, with the two major manufacturers neck-and-neck.

Volvo sold 247 heavy vehicles across February, but was just bested by Kenworth with 279. Between the pair, they hold more than 40 per cent of the market share for heavy duty trucks.

But Isuzu’s grip across the truck market continues, finishing not too far behind the big sellers with 201 trucks sold for 15.4 per cent of heavy duty truck market share.

Overall, Isuzu was dominant again, with 29.2 per cent of all trucks sold in February coming from the company. The manufacturer sold 1050 trucks across the month, significantly up from 708 in January for 1808 so far this year.

Hino and Fuso rounded out the top three for February, selling 414 and 303 trucks respectively.

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Isuzu and Hino were the dominant forces again in the medium duty sector, with a combined 82.6 per cent market share for medium duty trucks.

Hino increased its medium duty sales from 135 in January to 197 in February, while Isuzu jumped significantly from 243 sold in January to 339 sold in February.

Fuso (63 trucks sold), Hyundai (12 trucks sold) and Iveco (eight trucks sold) rounded out the top five for medium duty vehicles sold.

Isuzu also dominated the sales for light duty trucks, selling 510 trucks for a 48.7 truck market share in February. This was up from 385 trucks sold in January.

Fuso finished in second with 178 trucks sold, while Hino finished close behind with 168 light trucks sold.

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