The winds of change

Weber, Rick
March 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2006, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p80
Trade Publication
Forecasts the trends in the truck industry and the state of the aftermarket. Trends in the market based on an innovationist perspective and on a peak oil doomsayers' perspective; Concept of tactical tribology; Approach to inventories.


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