Warrenville, Illinois - November 06, 2006
– International Truck and Engine Corporation, a Navistar Company, today announced its lineup of MaxxForce™ International Diesel Power engines for 2008 model year trucks, and provided specifications and technical details.
Beginning in January, MaxxForce engines become the signature powerplant for International® brand on-highway Class 4-8 commercial vehicles. In North America, the MaxxForce product line ranges from the upgraded 4.5-liter V-6 MaxxForce 5 to the new MaxxForce 13 big-bore Class 8 engine. Another major highlight is the all-new 6.4-liter MaxxForce 7.
“We offer a family of products that meets the needs of a wide array of commercial truck applications,” said Jack Allen, president, International Engine Group. “MaxxForce-branded engines are designed to deliver what customers expect: power, performance, reliability and durability while providing new lower emissions that contribute to a cleaner environment.
“‘Always Performing’ captures the essence of the MaxxForce brand,” Allen said. “The MaxxForce brand makes clear our promise that our customers get the best performing diesel with the best performing organization behind it.”
MaxxForce engines stand for performance – reinforcing International’s commitment to high-quality trucks and engines – and are backed by the largest commercial-truck dealer network in North America with more than 900 dealer locations and 7,000 service technicians.
Introducing the MaxxForce engine lineup
For 2008 model year trucks, the MaxxForce engine lineup includes:
None of the enabling technologies being used to meet 2007 EPA emissions standards are new to International. It demonstrated 2007 EPA emissions levels for particulate matter seven years ago with its Green Diesel Technology particulate filters, and now has years of field experience with Green Diesel Technology and Ultra-Low-Sulfur-Diesel. International has also had EGR technology for NOx emissions control in production for more than 4 years and has also had closed-crankcase ventilation systems on its diesel engines to comply with Class 2-3 GVW standards for several years.
MaxxForce engine-powered International® brand commercial trucks in North America offer the proven engine technologies and advanced aftertreatment systems necessary to deliver uncompromised performance while meeting stringent 2007 U.S. EPA emissions standards for diesel engines.
By focusing on three core goals: providing clean air with improved performance, never sacrificing reliability or durability and preserving the fuel economy advantage of diesel, it continues to be the leader in the production of near-zero emissions engines and trucks and a leader in the diesel industry’s efforts to improve the nation’s air quality.
International Truck and Engine Corporation
International Truck and Engine Corporation is the operating company of Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV). The company produces International® brand commercial trucks, MaxxForce™ brand diesel engines and IC brand school buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for global commercial and consumer automotive markets. The company is also a provider of truck and diesel engine parts and service sold under the International® brand. A wholly owned subsidiary offers financing services. Additional information is available at: www.internationaldelivers.com.