Navistar's Jack Allen sees big industry changes ahead
April 28, 2013 | by: Jim Bray
BANFF, Alta. – Jack Allen thinks there are some pretty heavy-duty changes coming to the trucking industry in the not too distant future – as if there haven’t been some already! But he also thinks that, rather than bemoan the situation, the industry should look at the changes as opportunities.
Allen, the new chief operating officer for Navistar, also told the 75th Alberta Motor Transport Association Management Conference in this Rocky Mountain resort town that his company is moving full steam, or at least “full diesel and alternate fuels,” ahead into that future and intends to be a big part of it. [Read More]
Navistar Continues Commitment to Construction Segment with New Product Enhancements
LAS VEGAS – February 5, 2013
At this week’s World of Concrete trade show, Navistar showcased its commitment to the construction segment with an array of updated severe service truck offerings from International Truck and a comprehensive line-up of mixer products from Continental Mixers.
“Over the past several years, Navistar has maintained its focus on meeting the needs of its construction customers by delivering industry-leading vocational trucks and integrated mixer offerings for a wide range of applications,” said Jack Allen, president North America Truck and Parts, Navistar. “With investment in great products, an extensive dealer network, and the best after-sales support in the industry, we’re well positioned to continue our support for this important segment of the business.” [Read More]
Navistar’s First International ProStar+ With Cummins ISX15 (SCR) Rolls Off Production Line
Posted: November 15, 2012
ESCOBEDO, NUEVO LEON, MEXICO — — Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that the first International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this week at the company’s Escobedo, Mexico plant. [Read More]
ATA Urges Movement on Electronic Logging Mandate
American Trucking Associations has urged the Department of Transportation to start conducting a rulemaking to mandate electronic logging devices.
The rulemaking on ELDs is one of the provisions of the recently passed MAP-21 surface transportation bill.
ATA, a letter sent to DOT on Wednesday, asked the agency to recognize that a mandate on ELDs is among the most important of the provisions in the bill. [Read More]
Navistar 13-liter engine gets okay from EPA
April 17, 2013 Jason Cannon
Navistar’s 13-liter engine got its long-awaited green light from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week.
The government agency gave its stamp of approval to the MaxxForce 13 with SCR, and Navistar says it expects to deliver the first 13-liter ProStar units later this month.
“EPA certification of our proprietary 13-liter engine with SCR completes our transition to SCR-based technology for our heavy-duty engines,” Jack Allen, Navistar executive vice president and chief operating officer, says. [Read More]
Navistar sells its RV business
Navistar International Corp. said Thursday it has sold its recreational vehicle business to Allied Specialty Vehicles.
Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Parting ways with its Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision recreational vehicle businesses and a collection of brands including Beaver and Safari, is another step in Navistar’s divestment of non-core business assets in the company’s quest to restore profitability “and the sale of Navistar RV represents another important step,” Chief Operating Officer Jack Allen said in a statement. [Read More]
Westrux International wins the prestigious 2012 Navistar International dealer of the year award
Navistar, Inc., the manufacturer of International® brand commercial trucks, recently honored David Kenney, Dealer Principal of Westrux International Trucks in Santa Fe Springs, California, as the International Truck Dealer of the Year at its 33rd Annual Circle of Excellence awards ceremony in Nassau, Bahamas [Read More]
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