Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling approximately 2,987 model-year 2019-2021 Western Star 4700 and 5700 vehicles.
Ford Motor Company issued a recall for select 2016-2017 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles. In affected vehicles, the driver and/or front passenger seat belt pretensioners may not deploy in a crash event in which the front seat belt pretensioners are activated.
Electric vehicle manufacturer BYD says it has created the world’s largest PPE face-mask plant, producing 50 million masks per day to help meet the demand for face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
There was a 14% year-over-year jump in fatality rates per miles driven in March 2020, while the actual number of miles driven dropped 18.6% compared to the same time period last year.
Knowing where drivers have been, when they were there, and who they contacted can help fleets prevent the spread of COVID-19 internally, and potentially warn other fleets and customers of exposure to an infected driver.
Teletrac Navman recently released findings from a report on driving behaviors during the first month of the COVID-19 national shutdown.
Instructional Technologies Inc., providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, announced ClearDrive online training programs for delivery van, commercial sedan, and work truck drivers.
The most risky behavior reported in 2019 were cellphone/device distractions, the consumption of food or beverages while driving, drivers not using seat belts, smoking, and moments of late response.
The first Ford-built powered air-purifying respirators, developed in close collaboration with 3M, are on their way to help protect health care workers fighting COVID-19.
Navistar is recalling approximately 4,500 model-year 2018-2020 International LT and model-year 2019-2020 International RH trucks because the engine could unexpectedly shut down.