Volvo announces recall caused by passenger seat problems
The passenger side bench seat may be inadequately attached to the floor.
November 28, 2023
Seat belt problem leads to recall of over 3,800 Kenworth trucks
According to Paccar, in the event of a crash, the unsecured connection “may not properly restrain an occupant,” increasing the risk of injury to the driver of the vehicle.
November 9, 2023
Grocery wholesaler adds zero-emissions technology to delivery fleet
“The introduction of these efficient electric trucks and refrigerated trailers is a huge step forward toward lowering our delivery costs-per-mile and achieving our own clean transportation goals."
November 3, 2023
Yellow's rolling stock to be sold by Ritchie Bros and Nations Capital
"We are honored to provide Yellow Corporation a comprehensive solution to maximize the value of its rolling stock assets."
November 3, 2023
Volvo recalls 2,000 VHD, VNL and VNR trucks for steering issue
The recalled vehicles were built between July 21 and Sept. 9, and may have steering-related issues.
October 25, 2023
Paccar recalls over 1,300 2021-’24 model year Peterbilt 579, 567 trucks
U-bolts that attach the air tank to the chassis may contact the fuel tank and could, over time, wear a hole in the tank.
October 19, 2023
2,240 CMVs placed out of service in U.S. during Brake Safety Week
Of the 18,875 total commercial motor vehicles inspected in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, 2,375 (12.6%) were removed from roadways because of brake problems.
October 18, 2023
Briefly: Volvo sponsors America's Road Team for 22nd consecutive year
“These men and women deserve our respect and recognition for all they do to deliver essential goods and materials safely and securely, day after day.”
October 17, 2023
Volvo unveils SuperTruck 2; boasts of 134% increased freight efficiency
“Partnering with the DOE for the SuperTruck program provides an exciting opportunity to push the technology envelope to see what’s technically possible for heavy-duty transportation."
October 10, 2023
Mack Trucks UAW workers reject contract, walked off jobs this morning
The tentative agreement reached Oct. 1 but rejected by 73% of Mack's UAW members included a 10% general wage increase in the first year for all employees.
October 9, 2023
Kodiak and Maersk making Houston to OK City autonomous deliveries
"Autonomous trucks will play an instrumental role in digitizing the supply chain."
October 5, 2023
House hearing on autonomous trucks addresses security, safety, driver jobs
"My big concern is that the only ones that will have access are the mega trucking companies or those who can make the major investments and that it will strangle the small trucking companies out of business."
September 15, 2023
Teamsters weigh in on federal regulations for autonomous trucks
“Hundreds of thousands of Teamsters turn a key for a living, so we are fiercely committed to working with Congress and federal regulators to get AV policy right."
September 15, 2023
Numerous local governments say they oppose bigger, heavier trucks
"Heavier and longer trucks will damage our roads and bridges, leaving local taxpayers footing the bill."
September 11, 2023
Peterbilt celebrates 100,000th Model 389 rolling out of Texas facility
“The production of the 100,000th Model 389 highlights the dedication of Peterbilt employees and the great pride our customers have in operating Peterbilt traditional trucks."
September 8, 2023
Driveshaft issue leads to recall of more than 600 International trucks
According to the NHTSA, the driveshaft can break under certain loading conditions. A broken driveshaft can cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
August 28, 2023
CVSA's Brake Safety Week begins Sunday, lasts through next Saturday
What goes on at the wheel-ends and in the braking system is critical to so many aspects of safe vehicle operation ..."
August 16, 2023
Carrier Transicold introduces new Aspen diesel auxiliary power unit
"Taking a fresh approach to cab comfort and convenience, we designed the Aspen APU from the inside out for high performance ..."
August 15, 2023
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