Business, Equipment, TCA

Navistar to Redesign Trucks, Begin UAW Talks in 2018

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Navistar has several big ticket items planned in 2018, including a redesign of all of its trucks, a new labor contract in Springfield, Ohio and production starting on a new GM truck.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
January 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Segment Ends Year With Steady Growth

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U.S. retail sales of medium-duty trucks climbed 5.4% in December, with only Class 6 volumes dipping from a year earlier, reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Navistar Expects Strong Year for Truck Manufacturer

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Navistar executives predict 2018 will be a strong year for the Springfield, Ohio manufacturer. The company reported a profit of $30 million in 2017 — its first annual profit in six years — a result company officials called a breakthrough year for the truckmaker.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
January 8, 2018
Business, Equipment

Navistar CEO Troy Clarke Says Company Is Regaining Customers’ Trust

Navistar CEO Troy Clarke Clarke by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Navistar International Corp. achieved profitability during its 2017 fiscal year as it battles back from sustained losses, but the company’s chief executive said it’s not all about the money. More important, he says, are the growing indications that Navistar is winning back the trust of truck buyers compared with the situation it faced when it launched a turnaround effort a few years ago.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment, TCA

Navistar Ohio Union Fights Loss of State Truck Contract

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Members of Springfield, Ohio's UAW Local 402 have started a letter-writing campaign to Ohio Gov. John Kasich and state lawmakers after Navistar lost its years-long hold on a contract to provide trucks for the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
November 30, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Navistar Announces Price Increases, New Services

Navistar's Michael Cancelliere Cancelliere, Truck and Parts president, speaks at Navistar's press conference. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Navistar International Corp. announced price increases of up to 2% for its model-year 2019 vehicles, citing rising commodity prices. The price increases may affect all product lines and classes of trucks and don’t single out Class 8 trucks.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 23, 2017
Business, Equipment, TCA

Navistar-GM Partnership Spurs Michigan Trucking Firm to Expand to Ohio, Hire 100

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The Navistar-GM partnership in Springfield, Ohio has lead a Michigan trucking company to open a new terminal in Springfield, a move that could lead to a $5.2 million investment and more than 100 jobs over three years.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
October 19, 2017
Business, Technology

Takeaways From Navistar's NACV Announcements

TT Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger (right) and staff reporter Roger W. Gilroy discuss takeaways from Navistar's press conferences at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Sept. 25, 2017. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017

Navistar Announces New HV Severe Service Model

Navistar's HV series Navistar's HV series by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Navistar International Corp., the parent company of International Truck, announced its new HV model intended for severe service applications in North America.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Navistar CEO Sees Role for Drivers With Self-Driving Trucks

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Navistar’s president and CEO told a Senate panel last week that autonomous vehicle technology likely won’t eliminate the need for truck drivers, but drivers may need to gain new skills as they’re asked to manage several trucks at once.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
September 18, 2017