CHICAGO, March 28 (Reuters) - The top executive at Freightliner LLC, the truck-maker owned by DaimlerChrysler AG, said on on Wednesday that orders for its biggest on-highway trucks had been weaker than expected so far this year and that the company was cutting second-quarter production and laying off workers. In an interview with Reuters, Chris Patterson, the company's chief executive and president, blamed continued weakness in the freight market for the drop in truck demand for so-called ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Freightliner head says North America big rig sales below hopes" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.