Paccar VP: No rush to buy trucks ahead of EPA rule


LOUISVILLE, KY., March 22 (Reuters) - Truck manufacturer Paccar Inc. has seen no evidence that buyers are rushing to place orders ahead of tough new emission rules on diesel engines that take effect in 2007, a senior executive at the company said on Wednesday. Predictions of a so-called "prebuy" rush has so far failed to materialize, Paccar Vice President Bob Christensen said at the Mid-America Trucking Show here. "It's a very similar year to 2005. Very similar," Christensen said of the ...

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