International will enter Class 8 engine arena
Mar 1, 2005 12:00 PM
International Truck and Engine Corp will develop and produce International engines in the 11- to 13-liter range to be offered exclusively in International Class 8 highway tractors and severe-service trucks starting in autumn 2007.
The International engines will be a product of a previously announced strategic agreement between International and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge to collaborate on design, development, sourcing, and manufacturing of components and systems for commercial trucks.
International will continue to offer the current range of Cummins and Caterpillar engines in its heavy vehicles. It also expects continued collaboration with Cummins on engine component development and sourcing.
The new International engines will combine technologies aimed to deliver best-in-class fuel economy, reliability, uptime, long life, robust performance, and durability.
Like the entire family of International engines, the new engines for Class 8 vehicles will be: 2007 EPA emissions-certified and proven with field-testing.
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