Transportation: Making It Big--and Small

Even more than the automakers, whose 1966 sales are off to a roaring start, U.S. truck manufacturers thrive on good times. As the economy grows, demand for trucks to haul everything from flowers to forge castings grows even faster. In 1965, for the fourth consecutive year, the U.S.'s 14 truck manufacturers expect to shatter records by turning out 1,500,000 vehicles and running up a 10% sales increase. Last week International Harvester, the industry's third largest company, announced that its truck sales have surpassed $1 billion for the first time, thus making Harvester the first company...

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