LISLE, Ill., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. today announced the launch of its heavy-duty International® WorkStar® vocational trucks powered by the company's 13-liter engine with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The WorkStar is the fourth heavy-duty International® truck model to transition to SCR technology since December 2012.
"With the launch of the WorkStar with our 13-liter SCR engine, we continue to make great progress in our engine transition strategy and customers are benefitting from our expanded product line-up," said Bill Kozek, president North America Truck and Parts, Navistar. "We're well positioned to continue our positive momentum and we are on schedule to complete the SCR transition in our remaining heavy-duty truck offerings by early August."
The company's portfolio of SCR-based heavy-duty trucks also includes the International ProStar®, International PayStar® 5900 Set-Back Axle and International 9900i—all available with the Cummins ISX15 engine. In addition, Navistar's proprietary 13-liter engine with SCR was launched in the ProStar in April and is now available in the WorkStar. The remaining line-up of International heavy-duty truck models will transition to SCR emissions technology in a phased launch in the coming weeks based on volume and customer demand.
International® WorkStar Features
The WorkStar is designed to take on the heaviest loads and the most rugged jobs. The heavy-duty WorkStar model includes two variations, 7600 SBA (46" set-back axle) and 7600 SFA (30" set-forward axle). Both models feature a 113" BBC (bumper to back-of-cab).
"With the launch of the WorkStar with our own SCR-based 13-liter engine, we continue to focus on meeting the needs of vocational customers by delivering innovative, best-in-class products for a wide range of severe applications," added Kozek. "With great products, an extensive dealer network, and superior after-sales support, our International Truck severe service lineup continues to deliver for our customers."
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
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