TITLE

Class 8 projections too high?

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Rick
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2010, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rejection by Swift Transportation chairperson and chief executive officer (CEO) Jerry Moyes of the forecast that Class 8 truck sales will hit 135,000 units in 2010, 195,000 in 2011 and 250,000 in 2012. According to Moyes, the improved quality of the current trucks and trailers results in longer use of the vehicles. The opinion of U.S. Xpress Enterprises co-chairperson Patrick Quinn and O&S Trucking Inc.'s Jim O'Neal is also cited.
ACCESSION #
48855956

 

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