Indiana is Trucking

Beck, Bill
March 2000
Indiana Business Magazine;Mar2000, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the impact of the growing light truck industry on the state of Indiana. Increase in the sales figures for light trucks in 1999; Types of light trucks; Four light-truck assembly complexes in Indiana; Employment statistics of the state; Plant of AM General for the production of commercial Hummers; Other car manufacturers developing Hummers and mini-trucks.


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