TITLE

Class 8 net truck orders spike upward in October

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses preliminary data from FTR Associates which indicate that Class 8 net truck orders for all major North American original equipment manufacturers (OEM) has reached 21,792 units in October 2009. The volume in October has surged 104% over September and reflected a 117% year-over-year growth. FTR president Eric Starks also explains the significance of the data.
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47525366

 

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