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Truck sales '97 chart

Truck sales in Slovakia totaled 1,743 in 1997, the independent SITA news agency announced on February 23. Daewoo-Avia, the Korean-Czech joint venture, captured the number one spot, notching 489 trucks sold and a 28 percent market share. The second biggest seller was Iveco with 442 trucks sold and a 20.4 percent market share. Renault came in third, selling 238 trucks and grabbing a 13.6 percent market share, followed by Tatra with 230 trucks and a 13.2 percent market share. Mercedes sold 175 trucks and its market share was 10 percent. Scania was sixth with 103 trucks sold.

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