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September 7, 2015

Terex Recalls Aerial Device and Digger Derrick Trucks

The vertical cylinders and outriggers might drift when loaded and cause the platform to fall, posing an injury risk.

September 2, 2015

GHG Phase 2 Rule Comment Period Extended

Two weeks have been added to the period in which comments on the proposed Phase 2 round of federal GHG rules for commercial vehicles will be accepted.

August 31, 2015

BFGoodrich Tires Recalled for Rupture Risk

This recall, which includes 104,000 tires in the U.S., got under way Aug. 24.

August 31, 2015

Truck Fleets Support Higher Fuel Efficiency Standards

A high percentage of fleet operators recently surveyed by the California clean transportation consortium CALSTART generally support higher national fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, reported Natural Gas Intelligence.

August 27, 2015

Altec Recalls Aerial Devices

The action, affecting 2,514 devices, will allow dealers to fix a problem that can lead to boom instability.

August 21, 2015

FCA Recalls Ram 4500 and 5500 Trucks

The recall, which involves just 199 vehicles, will address a front suspension issue.

August 18, 2015

Concerns Aired at GHG Phase 2 Hearing

EPA and NHTSA's public hearing on proposed GHG Phase 2 standards allowed fleets, manufacturers, environmental groups and legislators to air their concerns on the future emissions rules, often disagreeing on the particulars.

August 16, 2015

Video Tip: Proper Seat Belt Use

Here are some seat belt safety guidelines from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and FCA US.

August 10, 2015

ATD Chairman Urges 'Affordable' Phase 2 GHG Standards

In testimony in Chicago at a joint U.S. EPA and NHTSA hearing, ATD's chairman explained why Phase 2 truck and engine efficiency standards must be affordable and not compromise performance, among other points.

August 10, 2015

CNG System Pressure Relief Devices Recalled

Two separate recalls, issued by Emcara Gas Development and Agility Fuel Systems, address faulty pressure relief devices that may fail to adequately vent pressure buildup.

August 5, 2015

Phase 2 GHG Public Hearing Scheduled

EPA and NHTSA will hold a public hearing on Aug. 6 in Chicago for the proposed Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles.

July 27, 2015

Video: FCA Agrees to Record NHTSA Fine, Vehicle Buyback

The automaker reached an agreement with NHTSA relating to how the company conducted vehicle recalls, and will buy back almost 580,000 trucks.

July 21, 2015

Terex Recalls Concrete Mixer Trucks

In 120 trucks, the concrete mixing drum is at risk for separating from the vehicle.

July 20, 2015

NHTSA to Upgrade Truck Underride and Conspicuity Rules

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the rear-underride crash protection and visibility of single-unit trucks.

July 14, 2015

Oshkosh Recalls Concrete Mixer Trucks

The recall affects 24 2015 model-year S-Series front discharge concrete mixer glider trucks at risk for sudden loss of drive power.

July 13, 2015

California’s Bay Area Tops Vehicle Theft List

The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently released its list of vehicle theft hot spots, and the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward metro area tops the list based on 2014 data.

June 30, 2015

Allison Transmission Teams with EPA and NHTSA on GHG Standards

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. recently announced that it has been working with the EPA and NHTSA as they consider revisions to the 'Phase I' Model Year 2014-2018 rule regarding GHG standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

June 24, 2015

Paccar, Crane Carrier Recall Trucks for Engine Repair

Cummins service centers will perform the necessary repairs on various truck models to address an engine cooling issue that poses a fire risk.

June 22, 2015

DOT Audit Criticizes Federal Safety Investigations

A newly released DOT audit report, ordered in the wake of GM’s ignition switch recalls, offers a disturbing assessment of NHTSA’s efforts to identify and investigate vehicle safety defects.

June 19, 2015

Natural Gas Vehicle Industry Supports Proposed Emissions Rules

NGVAmerica has commended EPA and NHTSA for its proposed new round of emission and fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

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