Business, Technology

Economies of Scale Seen as a Benefit From Navistar-Traton Alliance

Navistar at IAA Navistar was one of the manufacturers to have a presence inside the hall where brands affiliated with or owned by Traton Group were on display. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

HANOVER, Germany — The partnership Navistar International has entered with Traton Group is opening up opportunities for economies of scale with procurement and technology development, Navistar executives said here during the IAA Commercial Vehicles show.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 21, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Wheeler Trucking to Add 70 Jobs After Securing GM Contract

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — A trucking firm with a growing presence in Springfield is planning to add close to 70 new jobs after securing a contract with GM as the sole firm to haul new medium-duty trucks being produced at Navistar’s Springfield facility.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
September 18, 2018
Business, Equipment

Navistar’s Net Income, 3Q Revenue Surge on Market Enthusiasm for Trucks, Engines

An International 625LT An International 625LT at a 2018 trucking trade show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Navistar International Corp. reported a surge in net income and an 18% increase in revenue for its fiscal year third quarter, citing the market’s enthusiasm for its latest truck and engine products, and expressed confidence that current market conditions would continue into the first half of 2019 — and possibly beyond.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2018
Business, Equipment

Navistar Appoints VW Truck & Bus Executive Christian Schulz to Board

Truck maker Navistar International Corp. appointed Christian Schulz to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2018

Jeff Sass Leaves Navistar

Jeff Sass — who was most recently senior vice president, North America Truck Sales, Navistar Inc. — has left the company to pursue other opportunities, Transport Topics has learned.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2018
Business, Equipment

Navistar Posts 2Q Profit

Navistar LT Series over-the-road tractor LT Series on-highway tractor/Navistar

Truck and engine manufacturer Navistar International Corp. reported net income of $55 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2018, rebounding from a net loss of $80 million, or 86 cents, in the year-ago period, the company announced

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 6, 2018
Business, Equipment

Navistar Sees Market Share Gains as VW Considers Stronger Links

Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News

Navistar International Corp. is pivoting from a largely complete turnaround effort to seeking greater share in a robust U.S. truck market, potentially paving the way for closer ties or even a merger with alliance partner Volkswagen AG.

John Lippert and Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 4, 2018
Business, Technology

International Launches Industry Forum

Navistar International Mark Elias/Bloomberg

International Truck, a unit of Navistar Inc., announced it is creating an industry forum, UPNEXT, to discuss emerging trends and topics that are driving industry change.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Equipment

Johnson Controls Enters Battery Agreements with Navistar, MAN

Johnson Controls HQ Headquarters via Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls’ power solutions unit announced it has been awarded contracts to supply absorbent glass mat and flooded batteries to two heavy-duty commercial truck and bus industry leaders — Navistar Inc. and MAN Truck & Bus Co., a unit of Volkswagen AG — in an effort to meet increasing electrical demands on fleets around the globe.

Transport Topics
May 11, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW Truck Division Signals Possible Takeover of Navistar

VW Building Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG’s heavy-vehicle division is open to a takeover of U.S. affiliate Navistar International Corp. as the German company seeks scale to compete with global leaders Daimler AG and Volvo AB.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2018