GM Sued Over DuraMax Diesel Emissions

Chevrolet & GMC Silverado & Sierra Duramax Diesel 6.6 Emission Law Suit

Two owners of diesel-powered General Motors vehicles are accusing the car maker of producing an engine that exceeds U.S. standards for pollutant emissions under normal driving conditions, in a lawsuit that targets more than 700,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Truck Models equipped with 6.6L Duramax Diesel Engines. The class-action lawsuit accuses GM of using “at least three separate ‘defeat devices’ to increase engine power and efficiency” in its Duramax…

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2016 Sprinter Drive Shaft Support Recall

Daimler Sprinter Van Drive Shaft Recall Alert

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The bracket for the center support bearing of the drive shaft may not have been properly welded. CONSEQUENCE: If the event of a crash, the bracket may detach and the drive shaft may damage the fuel system, increasing the risk of a fire. REMEDY: DVUSA will notify owners…

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Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Delivery Van

Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Delivery Van

At last year’s IAA show in Hannover, Germany, Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled its drone-delivery Vision Van and teased the press with its Vans & Robots concept. On the eve of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Stefan Maurer, head of future transportation for Mercedes-Benz Vans, went into greater detail about its ideas for incorporating new robot technologies in its Sprinter van to better optimize last-mile delivery in an ever-increasing…

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Isuzu NPR & Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Recall

Chevrolet Low Cab Forward & Isuzu NPR HD Truck Recall

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Isuzu NPR and NPR HD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2013, to November 11, 2016, and 2016 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 3500 HD, 4500HD, and 4500XD vehicles manufactured July 27, 2016, to November 11, 2016. The affected vehicles have a throttle pedal that may get stuck under the steel stopper bolt, causing the pedal to remain in the…

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Dodge Ram 2500/3500 Track Bar Recall

Dodge Ram 2500 3500 Track Bar Recall

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge RAM 2500 trucks, and Dodge RAM 3500 trucks and cab chassis. The affected vehicles may have inadequate welds securing the front track bar frame brackets, possibly resulting in the bracket components separating from the frame. CONSEQUENCE: If the bracket components separate from the frame, the vehicle may have a reduced response to steering input, increasing the risk of a…

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Ram 3500/4500/5500 Transfer Case Recall

Dodge Ram 3500 4500 5500 Transfer Case Recall

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Dodge Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture. CONSEQUENCE: If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power,…

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