Blog: We like trucking
Dave Leggett | 11 April 2007
It's not every day that we publish a feature on developments in the freight truck market, but we have today. Oliver Dixon and John Kendall supplied the article as part of some work they've been doing for us on the world truck industry. I knew the US market was facing a big drop this year due to a pull forward in sales last year caused by the timing of new emission rules, but there are some interesting observations on what else is at work too. The comparison with what's happening in Europe's truck market is quite revealing.
And we've got some lively copy with a bit of humour injected - always a bonus. The phrase 'defecatory habits of bears' took me by surprise, but the point in relation to big truck market cycles in the US is well made.
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