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05May94 UK: TRUCK MAKERS GET A LIFT.

Truck makers reported a strengthening recovery in demand last week at the Tipcon exhibition in Harrogate.They said sales of the eight-wheeler trucks leaped 72 per cent in the first quarter of this year, and the three-axle market rose by 32 per cent.David Gill, Leyland Daf's managing director, said: 'In the past 20 weeks more Leyland Daf six-and eight-wheelers were sold than in all 52 weeks of last year.'Heavier vehicles, which accounted for much of the steady growth in the second half ...

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