2010 pre-buy won't be as robust

Weber, Rick
March 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2008, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p77
Trade Publication
The article presents the issues addressed by truck industry experts in a 2008-2013 Industry/Market Forecast. A.C.T. Research senior partner Martin Vieth notes the key determinants of truck demand including the effects of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2010 engine-emissions standard, oil, and used equipment. Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting principal Christopher Brady cites the deceleration of consumer spending, while Martin Labbe Associates president Martin Labbe mentions social factors including travel, foreign outsourcing, and time.


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