Truck makers deal with the coronavirus daily, while wondering about its effects on the rest of the year
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Oh, the difference a couple years make. It wasn’t long ago when it seemed everyone was buying new heavy-duty trucks — so much so that OEMs and their suppliers had trouble keeping up with demand. Then, order boards began to open up as the market self-corrected. Now production facilities have been halted as safety precautions in an effort to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.