Business, Equipment, Safety

DTNA Recalls Trucks Over Brake Light Issue

Freightliner Cascadia A Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia at a 2018 industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Daimler Trucks North America announced it is recalling certain 2017-2021 Class 8 Cascadia P4 vehicles due to possible brake light issues.

October 5, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Paccar to Recall More Than 450,000 Trucks

Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks on a Paccar lot Used Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks on a Paccar lot. (TruckPR/Flickr)

Paccar Inc. on April 6 issued a recall notice covering hundreds of thousands of trucks over concerns a blown fuse could prevent dashboard illumination.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Takata Recall of 10 Million Inflators Could Be Last of Air Bag Saga

Takata building Paul Sancya/Associated Press

DETROIT — Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
January 8, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

US Probes Four Automakers in New Takata Air Bag Recall

Takata Takata fell into bankruptcy after a series of air bag recalls. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their vehicles but have yet to recall them.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
December 19, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

NHTSA Probing Hyundai, Kia for Cars That Catch Fire

kia Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating some 3 million U.S. vehicles made by Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. after thousands of complaints that the vehicles went up in flames even without being involved in a crash.

Ryan Beene and Sohee Kim | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2019
Government, Business, Equipment

DTNA to Recall More Than 7,000 Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America will conduct a voluntary safety recall on up to 7,128 Western Star trucks over wiring issues that could increase the risk of fire.

April 12, 2018
Business, Safety

Truck Makers Recall Kidde Fire Extinguishers

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America are recalling certain models of Kidde fire extinguishers sold as accessories for use in their trucks, citing a potential risk in 37,367 vehicles.

December 14, 2017

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