WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 19, 2014 – At this week’s AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International® DuraStar® Multi-Purpose Vehicle—a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts with a vehicle mounted water purification treatment system capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking water per day. The versatile truck also includes firefighting capabilities and a mobile medical unit.
“This state-of-the-art multi-purpose vehicle provides a critical resource to aid disaster relief efforts around the world,” said Tom Clevinger, Navistar senior vice president, Global Truck and Bus. “The first of its kind in the industry, this truck can serve as a life-saving tool and is equipped with a water purification system and firefighting capabilities and includes a mobile medical unit for emergency rescue and triage operations.”
The International DuraStar MPV is an ideal solution to cover an ample spectrum of relevant needs that includes water purification, fire and sanitary crises as well as mobile medical assistance. From unplanned, emergency situations to programmed activities such as water supply and medical campaigns, the versatility of the MPV allows for optimal asset utilization and maximized return on investment.
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