SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

September 21, 2010 09:18 ET

Research on PACCAR and Wabash National - Truck Manufactures Down in August, Up in 2010

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Heavy-duty truck sales dropped 8% in August from July. Despite the drop, sales are up a little over 20% from this time last year. It should be noted though that last year's sales were the lowest since 1985. According to an industry source, about 8800 trucks were sold in the United States in August. is a specialized website where investors can have full access to free reports on trucks & other vehicles industry players; traders looking for analyst opinions on PACCAR Inc. and Wabash National Corporation are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

The increase in sales is being attributed to an overall improvement in the economy from this time last year as well as improved freight rates. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting trucks & other vehicles industry players in today's economic environment.

Demand for new trucks and fleet replacements could continue for the remainder of 2010. Truck manufacturers are hopeful that proposed tax breaks from the Obama administration for small businesses will lead to a spike in fleet replacements.

In addition to proposed tax breaks, truck manufacturers including PACCAR Inc. and Wabash National Corporation continue to eye the effects of the Lautenberg bill proposed early this summer. The bill is aimed at reducing dependency on trucks and increasing rail and other forms of cargo transportation. So far, the industry appears to be relatively unaffected by the legislation. The has also compiled a free research on Wabash National Corporation and PACCAR Inc. that can be downloaded now by signing up at or

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