Industry survives the worst

Weber, Rick
October 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2009, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p49
Trade Publication
The article discusses the prospects in the commercial truck industry in the aftermath of the recession. National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) market data and research director Steve Latin-Kasper elaborates that the industry was better prepared for the economic downturn than they did in 1980-1982. According to Bob Costello, chief economist and vice president of American Trucking Associations, recent revisions to gross domestic product (GDP) showed that the recession was the longest and deepest in post-war history.


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