Today's Trucking

Future glider kits will have more restrictions

August 14, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Glider kit trucks have been around for decades, and by the look of the regulatory landscape, they will continue to be available to consumers in years to come. But with a few more restrictions than we have […]


Glider kit repeal facing opposition

January 10, 2018 by John Smith

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 […]


EPA to review phase two emissions standards

August 21, 2017 by elizabeth

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.


Is Phase 2 GHG rule the end of the road for glider kits?

August 31, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

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.


Analysis: Growing Tussle Over Glider Kits

July 16, 2015 by sehui

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.


Glider Kits: Fish or Fowl?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ST. THOMAS, ON. – Important question: Is a glider a new or used truck? And why should you care?