Navistar News

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...

Navistar's service technicians enter 2011 Service-Technician Rodeo

The technicians serviced areas for air conditioning, brakes, drive train, electrical and MaxxForce® engines Tom Marty and Luc Ouellet win top service technician award in head-to-head competition testing technical skill and speed. Tom Marty and Luc Ouellet took home the “Top Service Technician” Awards at the 2011 Navistar Service-Technician Rodeo after going head-to-head with ten other commercial bus and service technicians in a series of simulations designed t...

Navistar vehicle donated to contribute to Alabama's disaster relief fund

Navistar specialises in trucks and engines for the fire industry, as well as range of commercial industries This Navistar vehicle Donation is in addition to a $50,000 Contribution to the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund.Navistar continues to show its commitment to the communities it serves by donating a used step van valued at $20,000 to HERO (Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization, Inc.) in Hale County, Alabama, to assist the organization in its...

Rochelle Gorman wins the “2011 Influential Woman Of The Year” in the trucking industry

Navistar, Inc. and WIT presented the inaugural “Influential Woman of the Year” award to Rochelle Gorman Rochelle Gorman, Chief Executive Officer, CalArk International has been named “Influential Woman of the Year”.Navistar, Inc. and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented the inaugural “Influential Woman of the Year” award to Rochelle Gorman, chief executive officer, CalArk International, at a ceremony during this week’s...

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