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Trailer orders expected to lag as summer ends
However, research firms believe another surge in trailer orders may begin in September.

While trailer orders declined month-over-month July, according to the latest data, and are expected to keep dropping in August, the year-over-year trend is far stronger – with orders expected to pick back up starting in September.

Research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence said its data indicated final July net trailer orders reached 13,400 units, falling 29% when compared to June’s number.

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Trailers, glider kits may get GHG reprieve from EPA
The agency plans to initiate a rulemaking effort to readdress the trailer and glider kit provisions of the Phase 2 GHG rules.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said this week that it intends to revisit certain provisions of the Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel efficiency standards that focus on trailers and glider kits.

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