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New International CV Series

New International CV Series

International Trucks showed the new CV Series. The truck producer refreshed the truck to make a re-entry to the medium duty vocational segment. The new Class 4/5 model came to replace the TerraStar and is available in wheelbases from 141 to 243 inches (from 3580 to 6170 mm) and in 4×2, 4×4 configurations. The International…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen: bigger share of Navistar

Volkswagen: bigger share of Navistar

Volkswagen has bought a significant number of shares of Navistar last month, US sources say. The German automaker, keen to create a globally operating truck manufacturing division, teamed up with Navistar in September last year. Now, VW increases it’s share to 17% of the Navistar total. The truck division of Volkswagen consists of MAN, Scania,…Continue Reading

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International A26 engine developed by MAN

International A26 engine developed by MAN

International Trucks, the latest Volkswagen Group company introduced the new A26 engine for the North American market. The A26 is the MAN D26 engine, redesigned for the American market. The engine has a displacement of 12,4 litres and has an output of 475 Hp. International claims the new engine is more than 300 kilo lighter…Continue Reading

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Volkswagen’s alliance with Navistar approved

Volkswagen’s alliance with Navistar approved

The intended cooperation between Volkswagen Truck & Bus and American truck manufacturer Navistar has been approved by authorities. Volkswagen invests 256 million dollar in the US firm, gaining the Germans a 16,6% stake in Navistar.  With this transaction the young truck division of Volkswagen gains a serious foothold on the American truckmarket. As part of…Continue Reading

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Navistar Supertruck CataLIST: Double efficiency

Navistar Supertruck CataLIST: Double efficiency

Navistarannounched their SuperTruck demonstration vehicle, CatalIST last wednesday. This truck achieved a freight efficiency improvement of 104 percent and that is more than double the 50 percent goal set by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its SuperTruck program. Against a 2009 base line model truck, the CatalIST Supertruck achieved a fuel economy of 13 miles…Continue Reading

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Caterpillar quits truck business

Caterpillar quits truck business

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar has decided to end it’s truck business. In 2011 Caterpillar started to build it’s own trucks with the help of Navistar, known for it’s International truck brand. Caterpillar appears not prepared to cough up huge investments that are needed to keep it’s line of vocational trucks competitive in the market. Caterpillar…Continue Reading

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Navistar: Engine reprogramming via WiFi

Navistar: Engine reprogramming via WiFi

American truck manufacturer Navistar introduces the possibility to reprogramme engine management systems ‘through the air’ via WiFi. This is an industry first. Navistar developed the possibility, which opens the door to remote diagnosis, not just for engines but also for other truck parts, together with some partners. Navistar have named their system OTA, Over The…Continue Reading

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Recalls at Mack and at International

Recalls at Mack and at International

Mack Trucks and International recall trucks for various reasons. At Mack, over 44.000 trucks are being recalled to adapt potentailly defective hazard lights. The potentially affected models were built between 2010 and 2014. A possible failure of the Hamsar Electronic Flasher Light might affect visibility of the truck by other road users. Mack will replace…Continue Reading

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Navistar back on track thanks to Cummins SCR

After a long period of uncertainty, Navistar seems to be back on track after having delivered the 10.000th ProStar featuring a Cummins ISX 15 engine with SCR. Navistar recovers from the mistake they made, relying entirely on EGR-technology to meet EPA 10 requirements. Navistar tried to sell truck engines by telling customers that they were…Continue Reading

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