Hopping on the regulatory bandwagon

Sauer, Bruce
August 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2011, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The author discusses the effects of the new U.S. federal regulations setting standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions on medium and heavy trucks in August 2011. It believes that the measure will affect truck customers and manufacturers but not truck body and equipment companies. It explains that truck original equipment manufacturers (OEM) will have to figure out how to make their trucks 20% more fuel efficient, while higher truck prices will offset fuel costs for truck buyers.


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