April 29, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started shipping—ahead of schedule—its first International
units powered by the company's SCR-based MaxxForce 13 engine. The first units began shipping last
Friday, April 26
, from truck manufacturing plants in
. Earlier in the month, the company received certification for the SCR-based 13-liter engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB).
"Delivering our 13-liter engine ahead of schedule is another important milestone for Navistar and completes our transition to SCR-based heavy-duty engine offerings," said
, Navistar president and chief executive officer. "We continue to receive great customer feedback on the refined 13-liter engines we're delivering today. And, customers will continue to see outstanding levels of quality, reliability and uptime with our 13-liter engine combined with the proven Cummins SCR aftertreatment system."
Navistar introduced its first SCR-based commercial trucks for the U.S. and Canadian markets in
with the launch of the International
with the Cummins ISX 15-liter engine. The remaining line-up of International heavy-duty truck models will transition to SCR-based clean engine technology in a phased launch in the coming months based on volume and customer demand.
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. A subsidiary of the company also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at
SOURCE Navistar International Corporation