Another little engine that could

Sauer, Bruce
July 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p4
Trade Publication
The author addresses the growing demand for truck engines. He claims that when truck engines are in demand, the chances are good that truck bodies and truck equipment are in demand too. He mentions the failure to meaningfully reduce fuel consumption. He considers the vulnerability of the energy position of the U.S.


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