Navistar News

Navistar Announces Plans To Make Investment To The Tune Of US$ 125 Million In The US State Of Alabama

Navistar, globally renowned maker of commercial trucks and buses, has decided to make capital investments of approximately US$ 125 million in new and expanded manufacturing facilities in the state of Alabama, the company has announced. The investment will bring 145 additional jobs to the company's Huntsville facility. Big-bore powertrains The company, Navistar Inc. which is also a global manufacturer of international brand diesel engines at its plant in Huntsville, plans to make the new invest...

Navistar’s Edmonton And Queretaro Parts Distribution Center Named Industry’s Best For The Second Consecutive Year By Carlisle & Co.

Navistar International Corporation was recently recognized by industry solutions advisor Carlisle & Co. for having two of the highest performing parts distribution centers in the automotive and commercial vehicle sectors. The Edmonton, Alberta Parts Distribution Center (PDC) was awarded the Top Performing Warehouse in the Truck and Heavy Equipment category for the second consecutive year, while the Queretaro, Mexico PDC was named the second-place honoree. Navistar’s distribution cente...

Navistar Announces Friedrich Baumann As The New President Of Aftersales

International brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines and heavy vehicles firm, Navistar International Corporation has announced that Friedrich Baumann has been named president of Aftersales, a new role at the company. Additionally, Baumann will continue to be Navistar's TRATON alliance liaison. Previously, Baumann was the company's senior vice president, Strategy and Planning. Aftersales head The new Aftersales business will manage every facet of the business after the...

Navistar Inaugurates Melrose Park Used Truck Reconditioning Facility

New home for Diamond Renewed 180+ point inspection and servicing, pre-owned commercial truck reconditioning programme Navistar recently held the Grand Opening of its Used Truck Reconditioning Centre (Reconditioning Centre) in Melrose Park, Ill. The Grand Opening event signalled a new chapter for the Diamond Renewed certified brand of used International trucks. Melrose Park prototype and testing facility With the closure and sale of the Indianapolis Centre, Navistar reviewed...

Navistar's International Truck Receives Largest Order Of Its HX Series Trucks To Date

The HX Series is purpose-built to deliver Uptime in every aspect of its productivity, efficiency, reliability and performance International Truck announced recently it has received its largest one-time order of International® HX™ Series trucks to date. RLJ Thompson Trucking, Inc., based in Concord, Va., has purchased 15 HX620 trucks equipped with the powerful 15-liter Cummins® ISX engine. Launches HX Series trucks International Truck recently launched the H...

International Truck Invites Class 8 Competitors To Open Performance Testing Event

At the open performance testing, fuel economy and drivability of Class 8 competitors’ trucks will be compared Recently, International Truck invited each of its Class 8 competitors to participate in an open performance testing to compare fuel economy and drivability of their new trucks. During the week of August 31, at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Ind., International Truck’s Class 8 competitors will have the opportunity to bring their two best perfo...

Kari Rihm Wins The Fifth Annual Influential Woman In Trucking Award By Navistar And The WIT

The award recognizes women in the trucking industry who make or influence key decisions Navistar and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kari Rihm, president and CEO, Rihm Kenworth, at a ceremony during the week's Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual meeting. The Influential Woman in Trucking award recognizes women in the trucking industry who make or influence key decisions, have a proven recor...

Navistar Announces Availability Of Its New Online Truck Configurators For International ProStar, DuraStar, And TerraStar Models

The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customise their International Truck’s cab, exterior Navistar International Corporation recently announced the availability of its new, re-designed online truck configurators for International ProStar, DuraStar, and TerraStar models on Internationaltrucks.com. The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customise their International Truck’s cab, exterior, interior, powertrain and m...

Navistar’s ProStar + Class 8 On-highway Tractor With Cummins ISX15 Rolls Off Production Line

Navistar has secured orders for more than 1,000 ProStar+ trucks with the ISX15 Navistar International Corporation announced recently that the first International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions after treatment system rolled off the production line this week at the company’s Escobedo, Mexico plant. “This is a great accomplishment for Navistar and an important milestone as we brin...

Navistar International Initiates Operation Assist Disaster Relief Program For Superstorm Sandy

Through Operation Assist, Navistar aims to help customers in the East Coast find new or used trucks Navistar International Corporation has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast to get International Truck customers back in business as soon as possible. Through Operation Assist, Navistar is coordinating with its International Truck North American dealer network and International Used...

Navistar Senior Vice President Jim Hebe Announces Retirement

Jim Hebe has led Navistar's North American truck sales and marketing efforts since 2008 James L. Hebe, Navistar senior vice president, North America Sales Operations, recently announced his retirement. Hebe, 63, has led the company’s North American Truck sales and marketing efforts since re-joining the company in 2008. “Jim Hebe has been a significant figure in our industry for four decades,” said Jack Allen, president, Navistar North America Truck & Par...

Navistar, Inc. Initiates State-of-the-art Center For Product Support And Education

The new centre also includes a 50,000 sq. ft. of hands-on-training space among other features Navistar, Inc., a global manufacturer of commercial vehicles and engines, including International© brand trucks, recently unveiled a new 70,000 square foot product support center in Woodridge, Illinois.  “Navistar is committed to providing the best vehicle uptime and customer support in the truck industry,” said Vaughn Allen, vice president, global service, Navi...

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