Several key industry executives talked about the trends they are seeing in the truck market. Kelly Dier, president, Marmon HTC – Berkshire Hathway; Chip McClure, chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president of ArvinMeritor Inc; and Dennis Slagle, president and CEO of Mack Truck, were panelists in a discussion moderated by Stu MacKay, president, MacKay & Co., at Heavy Duty Dialogue ’09.
While McClure said that it is tough to be optimistic in these difficult times, he remains positive. “2009 marks the one hundredth anniversary of our company’s heritage. That’s a lot of ups and downs in a roller-coaster industry. So, as you can well imagine, our company has been through some very difficult times before