Last week's umpteenth annual
Not that FleetOwner's merry band of editors covering the show didn't make the rounds of at least a couple dozen official news conferences as well as who-knows-how-many booth visits and on-the-fly interviews.
You can still check out many of the stories we filed straight from Louisville at our Fleetowner.com home page under "Trucking Headlines." Just keep scrolling till you see what you're after.
Editorially speaking, the show came out about like this: One major OEM (
The two most noticeable things about the show: 1) More "booth babes" were on duty than in recent years, perhaps indicative of a slow economy and thus the perceived need to grab more eyes, male ones anyway and-- somewhat related-- 2) many many many pronouncements by supplier executives that while this year may be quite the downer, 2008 and 2009 will be real certifiable barn-burners. We can only hope!