Truck maker Paccar is making Bendix collision avoidance systems standard on some of its Peterbilt and Kenworth big rigs. The company made the announcement Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
Daimler Vans USA is recalling around 1,300 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles because a piece supporting the drive shaft could become loose.
New pickups entering the market are safer than ever, but still lag passenger cars and other family cars like SUVs and crossovers.
A delay in devising a remedy for a recall of Toyota Tundra pickups has left owners waiting for the trucks to be fixed and buyers waiting to take delivery of new vehicles parked at dealerships, but can’t be sold.
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 450 Western Star 4900 vehicles because a defect with the aluminum air tanks could increase the risk of a crash.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded five of eight of the largest American van-type semitrailer manufacturers top honors in a new ranking recognizing underride guards designed to prevent injury and death caused by rear-end passenger car collisions with long-haul trucks.
Isuzu is recalling 21,000 trucks because the transmission bracket mounting studs could break, affecting the transmission’s ability to shift correctly.
Paccar is recalling over 400 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks because the plastic fuel tee fittings could leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.
Daimler Vans USA is recalling over 15,300 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner vehicles because the airbag control unit could be damaged during a crash, leading to a malfunction of the system.
Toyota is recalling 2016 and 2017 model year Tundra trucks because of a defect that may cause a portion of the rear bumper to break away, which could cause injuries.