March 24, 2016 - Industry News
EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.
Tags: Trailers, EPA, Glider Kits, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
May 13, 2015 - Industry News
Exclusive — Diamond Specialty Vehicles LLC hopes to begin producing Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks, tractors and glider kits, mostly for vocational use, later this year, promising quality and simplicity.
Tags: Cummins, OEM, Diamond T, Diamond Reo, T-Line Truck, Glider Kits
February 11, 2015 - Product News
Harrison Truck Centers will introduce a diesel-natural gas fueling system on severe-duty glider-kitted trucks, using a Turbocharged Natural Gas Dual Fuel System from American Power Group.
Tags: Glider Kits, Natural Gas Vehicles, Engines, Freightliner, Dual Fuel System
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
Exemption from the 12% FET is a major benefit of buying gliders instead of new trucks, but new IRS thinking would take away that break.
Tags: Taxes, Equipment, Federal Excise Tax, Glider Kits, NTEA, NTDA, IRS, Dealers
January 13, 2014 - Industry News
Many thought the Argosy COE went out of production in 2006, but it's still available in NAFTA markets as a glider kit. DTNA says interest in the truck is growing as more customers become aware of its continued availability.
Tags: DTNA, Argosy, Glider Kits, Freightliner of Hartford, Federal Excise Tax, Cabovers
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