International Trucks, Navistar, & Idealease News & Headlines
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Navistar / International / Tri-County / Idealease ‘In The News’
Tri-County International Trucks Earns International’s ‘Diamond Edge Certification’On March 8, 2017, Navistar/International awarded its prestigious ‘Diamond Edge Certification’ to Tri-County’s Dearborn, Flint, Jackson and Warren branches in recognition of exemplary achievement in providing outstanding service work and in maintaining a degree of excellence that gives truth to International’s commitment to uptime in all of its products.
HDT – Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter For Navistar/International
International Launches New Class 8 Truck Line – The LT
Cummins ISL9 Diesel Engine Now Available In International WorkStar and DuraStar Models
International Truck Launches New HX Series Extreme Heavy Duty Severe Service Truck
Navistar Class 8 Vehicle Achieves 5 Percent Fuel Economy Improvement
Navistar Ships First Vocational Vehicles With 9- and 10-Liter SCR Engines
Schwan’s Consumer Brands Names Idealease of Detroit/Flint As Best-In-Class!
Transport Topics Article: Navistar Sweeps ATD Truck-of-Year Honors for Heavy Duty (ProStar+ w Cummins ISX) and Medium Duty (TerraStar 4×4)!
Idealease of Detroit/Flint Given IDEALGOLD Award By National Idealease
Con-Way Chooses ProStar
Tri-County Showing Detroit Fire/EMS Officials The New TerraStar Ambulance
Tri-County International and Horton Ambulance presented the new International TerraStar Ambulance to Detroit Fire Officials at the Detroit Fire Academy on August 9th, 2013.
International TerraStar Is Now Available in 4×4
Navistar issues ‘Confidence 2.0’, a pdf PowerPoint summary of Navistar/International’s current financial standing, its progress with incorporating SCR and Cummins into its product line again, and its current ‘compliant’ standing on the MaxxForce engine line. Overall, a very positive document!
One of the best-selling truck and engine combinations, International and Cummins, are officially back together with great results.
November 15, 2012 – First SCR-based clean engine technology milestone reaches as International prepares for customer deliveries in December, full production in January. Click on the heading above for the story.
October 22, 2012 – Navistar International Corporation today announced that it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment (SCR) with Cummins, Inc. Click on the heading above for the full text of the press release.
Click on the heading above for an article from Idealease which explains how the cold weather affects a truck’s battery from cold cranking to charging.
Navistar Announces Diesel Engine/Emissions Technology To Meet Emissions
July 6, 2012 – (An excerpt of the press release follows) “Navistar International Corporation today announced that it will introduce its next generation clean engine solution – In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+) to meet 2010 U.S. EPA emissions regulations and position the company to meet greenhouse gas rules in advance of 2014 and 2017 requirements. The ICT+ technology combines Navistar’s advanced in-cylinder engine expertise with urea-based aftertreatment and is expected be available beginning early 2013.”
For the full text of the press release and a FAQ document which answers commonly-asked questions, click on the icons below.
Genesee County Road Commission takes delivery of its third WorkStar ‘Super Plow’ Road Maintenance Vehicle that does a lot more for less.
Idealease Makes Recommendations for Cold Weather Start-up
Westlake Village, CA: September 1, 2011 – In yet another award from J D Power and Associates, International received the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ranking for their heavy-duty diesel engines, markedly above the industry average and above the ranking for Cummins, Detroit Diesel and Mack. Click Here or on the heading above for a snapshot of the their Customer Satisfaction Index Ranking.
Warrenville – (June 30, 2011) – Navistar Inc.’s International brand trucks rank highest in customer satisfaction among Class 8 truck owners in the Pickup and Delivery segment, commonly known in the industry as regional haul…
Click on the heading above to read how an Alabama fleet operator, BWI Trucks, put ProStar+ to the test with competing trucks. ProStar+ with MaxxForce 13 came out ‘Way Ahead’ based on truck price, cost of operation, and most importantly, fuel costs.
International Class 8 Trucks Receive J D Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Award
July 1, 2010: International Class 8 trucks rank highest in customer satisfaction among Class 8 users in both Class 8 categories: Vocational Truck Segment and Dealer Service. To view the press release in its entirety, please click Here.
May 20, 2010: Boyd Bros. Transportation, a leading flatbed carrier with over 1,000 trucks in its fleet, commits to 325 International ProStar+ tractors with MaxxForce 13 engines. “We’ve had great results with the existing ProStars in our fleet and look forward to more success with the ProStar+….We’ll be providing our drivers with the most fuel-efficient and driver-friendly trucks on the road today!”
May 11th, 2010: Navistar announced J B Hunt committed to 5,000 ProStar+ units from Navistar over a 5 year period. J B Hunt, an industry leader, made the decision based on the fuel economy, overall performance and no-hassle approach of the MaxxForce Advanced EGR engines.
Brand new medium-duty truck with big truck features.
The ProStar leads the industry in Class 8 sales and fuel economy. The ProStar+ features even more enhancements to maximize fuel economy and driver satisfaction.
Other Industry News
Eric Starks, president of FTR Associates, sees economic indicators pointing up for demand for trucking. Driver shortage looms on the horizon.
November 2009 article in Heavy Duty Trucking by Senior Editor, Tom Berg, provides info on MaxxForce 2010 engines and a ride & drive by trade press executives.