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President Trump and the economy: Q&A with Noël Perry

Has Donald Trump the candidate and president-elect written some campaign checks on the U.S. economy that President Trump can’t cash? The odds—and history—say that he has very likely over-promised and...[...]

Wide Base 385 Steer Tires Offered on Kenworth T370 with Upper Axle Ratings

The popular Kenworth T370 just became even more versatile thanks to the availability of wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-pound front axle ratings. Available in 385/65R22.5...[...]

EPA's Emissions 'Cheating' Allegations Untrue, FCA Says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has denied that certain of its model year 2014-2016 Ram 1500 pickups and Jeep Cherokee SUVs with diesel engines violate emissions requirements. The automaker's...[...]

Class 8 Sales Hit Six-Month High in December: ACT

Class 8 retail sales firmed into the end of 2016 in seasonal fashion, rising to a six-month high of 21,281 units sold in December, and bringing the full-year sales total to 249,952 units, according...[...]

GM to Invest $1 Billion in U.S. Manufacturing Operations

General Motors announced that it will invest an additional $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing operations. These investments follow $2.9 billion announced in 2016 and more than $21 billion GM has...[...]

ISA Manufacturer Index in Growth Mode

The January ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that manufacturers and distributors finished the year in growth mode. The ISA Manufacturer Index...[...]

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The Truck Trailer Manufacturing Industry Today

The US truck trailer industry includes about 420 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) with combined annual revenue of about $10 billion.
The US industry is concentrated: the 50 largest companies generate about 85% of industry revenue.

12,215,000 Commercial Trucks (Classes 3-8) were registered in the US in 2014.


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