National Heavy Duty Truck Transportation Efficiency Macroeconomic Impact Analysis

May 2010

This report, conducted for the Union of Concerned Scientists by resource analysis and planning firm MRG Associates, evaluates the impact that the adoption of truck efficiency technologies will have on national employment, wage and salary income, and national gross domestic product. The report finds that widespread deployment of more-efficient trucks would create 124,000 jobs by 2030, with each state seeing net job growth, and that annual GDP would increase by $10 billion by 2030.

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