LISLE, Ill., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced the commencement of a public offering of approximately 10,000,000 shares of its common stock. In addition, the company will grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to approximately 1,500,000 shares of common stock. The company intends to use all net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse Securities ( USA) LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a) The securities described above are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 24, 2012. A preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to these securities may also be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling (866) 803-9204 or Goldman, Sachs & Co., 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, Attention: Prospectus Department, by e-mail request to email@example.com, or by calling (866) 471-2526. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. About Navistar Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand diesel engines, IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses and Navistar RV brands of recreational vehicles. It also is a private-label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services.