Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Fiat Chrysler Issues Emissions-Related Recall of 863,000 Cars in US

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV recalled almost 863,000 vehicles that violate U.S. emissions standards, another knock for the company after it agreed to make amends for building different trucks and SUVs that polluted more than legally allowed.

March 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Automakers Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles With Potentially Lethal Air Bags

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DETROIT — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
February 8, 2019

Navistar Recalls Trucks for Possible Brake Problems

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Navistar is recalling some trucks due to the possible loss of air brake pressure that could “increase the risk of a crash,” the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.

March 30, 2017

Volvo Trucks North America Recalling More Than 6,000 Trucks Because of Faulty Software

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Volvo Trucks North America is recalling 6,127 of its model year 2013-2017 VNL and VNM trucks and model year 2017 VNX trucks with faulty software to prevent possible contamination of the brake system.

January 12, 2017

Daimler Trucks North America Recalls Newer Freightliner Trucks Using Certain Goodyear Tires

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Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 863 newer Freightliner trucks using certain Goodyear tires, whose tread may have cured improperly, raising the risk of vehicle damage or crash due to partial tread separation.

December 7, 2016

Daimler Trucks North America, Wabash National Issue Safety Recalls

Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America and Wabash National Corp. have issued voluntary recalls, respectively, on about 1,160 Freightliner and Western Star trucks and 2,400 converter dolly trailers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website reported.

September 28, 2016

Navistar Recalls 3,952 ProStar Trucks

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Navistar International Corp. is recalling 3,952 ProStar trucks from model years 2014 to 2017 for a defect affecting power to the cab. The medium- and heavy-duty trucks were manufactured between June 11, 2013, and May 19, 2016.

August 24, 2016

Bendix Recalls 200,000 Parts; Several Trailer Manufacturers Affected

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Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is recalling approximately 200,000 SR-5 brand spring brake valves manufactured between Jan. 1, 2014, and March 4, 2016, because of a defect that could affect parking the tractor-trailer. The recall affects only brakes on trailers, not on tractors, according to Bendix.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2016

Volvo Trucks Issues Recall for Defective Meritor Steer Axles

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Volvo Trucks North America is recalling 129 of its 2013 models in the United States because the steer axles may have been incorrectly heat treated.

July 22, 2016

NHTSA Recalling Trailers for Suspension Problem

Stoughton Trailers

Stoughton Trailers is recalling more than 1,200 trailers made between Oct. 1 and Dec. 18, 2013, because of a problem with the pivot bolts in the suspension system, according to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

June 16, 2016