Axle shortage besets Western Europe

August 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2007, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the shortage of axles in Western Europe. The axle shortage is attributed to the increased demand for new trailers by European transport companies. Forecast by CLEAR on the European market for heavy-goods vehicle trailers revealed that about 200,000 new trailers will be sold in the region as a whole in 2007. Economic forecasts for gross domestic product have improved across Europe which led to more demand for transport.


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