January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none of them would be absolutely wrong. Because like everything in trucking, “it depends.”
Tags: Truck Country, Used Trucks, Penn Commercial Vehicle Solutions, EPA, Glider Kits, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner, Clarke Power Services, NationaLease, Ryder, Penske, IdeaLease, Paclease
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Dual-fuel glider kits are a relatively new alternative for fleets looking to tap into the benefits of natural gas but at less cost than buying a new, dedicated NG vehicle. A glider is a new truck without some powertrain components. Shops in the field add rebuilt or remanufactured engines, transmissions and rear axles.
Tags: Natural Gas, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Natural Gas Vehicles, WheelTime Network, EcoDual, APG, Dual Fuel, Webasto, Ervin Equipment, Glider Kits, Hunter Truck Sales, LNG, Smith Power, Penn Commercial Vehicle
April 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Glider kits — new trucks and tractors that get rebuilt or remanufactured powertrain components — make up a small percentage of total new-truck purchases, partly because most truck operators know little about them.
Tags: WheelTime Network, Glider Kits, Fitzgerald Gliders
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