June 6, 2016
The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted its proposed Phase 2 GHG/MPG rule for trucks and trailers to the Office of Management and Budget on June 3 for required regulatory review.
May 25, 2016
The recall, limited to 55 vans in the 2015 and 2016 model years, will address the risk of windows separating during a crash.
May 3, 2016
The recall, which covers multiple models, will address a weld-related steering issue in nearly 4,800 pickup trucks and SUVs.
April 18, 2016
The recall covers 321 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans that were shipped to final-stage manufacturers missing the tire pressure monitoring system.
April 8, 2016
Eleven natural food suppliers plus outdoors outfitter Patagonia are urging the proposed Phase 2 round of GHG/MPG standards be tightened and sped up.
April 4, 2016
Automatic emergency braking could take longer to develop in large commercial trucks because of the unique challenges in vehicles that are larger in size and heavier in weight.
The recall, tied to contamination on the electric power steering control circuit board, affects 442 pickup trucks in the 2015 and 2016 model years.
March 24, 2016
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.
March 17, 2016
Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall of certain VNL, VNM and VNX truck models because some of them may have steering shafts that could separate, resulting in complete loss of steering.
The tire pressure labels on 2,278 2015-2016-MY 2500 and 3500 vans contain inaccurate information, according to NHTSA.
February 9, 2016
In more than a thousand trucks in the 2013-2016 model years, the brake pedals are at risk for detaching.
January 14, 2016
Recent analysis by ATA of crash and mileage data has shown a decline in the rate of truck-involved fatalities in both the short and long term.
January 7, 2016
The action covers nearly 9,500 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92 and FGB72 trucks in the 2012-2015 model years.
December 28, 2015
Dealers need to replace a faulty console compartment lid latch assembly in 8,763 2016-MY trucks.
December 21, 2015
Notice affects some model-year 1998 -2005 vans whose bumpers might not prevent a vehicle from traveling under the trailer in a crash.
December 8, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed rules that would require “more robust” rear impact guards on trailers and semitrailers. The stronger guards would remain effective at up to 35 mph – compared to 30 mph for current guards.
November 30, 2015
Buried in the stats of accident reporting lies the unvarnished truth: Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance kills.
November 10, 2015
The recall, which Cummins will oversee, covers more than 3,000 Mack and Navistar trucks equipped with the ISL G natural gas engine. The trucks are potentially at risk for oil leaks that pose a fire risk.
The recall affects 288 vehicles at risk for steering problems related to faulty gear pumps.
October 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has decided to “urge” both truck and car manufacturers to equip all new vehicles with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems and that ATA has “offered its support for a potential regulation” addressing this type of collision-mitigation safety technology.
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