WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing growing pressure to restrict the use of glider kits under the second phase of rules to control Greenhouse Gas emissions. The EPA announced in November that it was repealing […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced their intention to review phase two of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles.
Glider kits – new trucks that are equipped with older engines and drivetrain components – will be almost outlawed by 2021 due to provisions of the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy rules released earlier this month.
Long a bone of contention, the EPA wants gliders to use diesels that meet current emissions limits, while Canada has indicated it will go along with U.S. greenhouse gas regulations.
ST. THOMAS, ON. – Important question: Is a glider a new or used truck? And why should you care?