TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * USA - Navistar / Western Star
* Russia - Navistar begins deliveries of International Prostar trucks in
Warrensville,ILL,USA -Automotive News (UK) -8 Nov 2013: -- Navistar International Corporation today announced its newest dealer in Novosibirsk, Russia, began delivering International® ProStar® trucks. The first round of deliveries follows the company’s announcement in September that it would offer its aero-nose tractor in the Russian market... The ProStar offers fleets and drivers the efficient power of a big bore engine with lighter weight components to maximize payload. Available in a 6×4 application with 430 horsepower and 1,550 lb,-ft. of torque, the ProStar delivers excellent fuel economy, performance and reliability to maximize cost savings. Aerodynamics contributes 50 percent to overall fuel economy, which make it critical that a vehicle is designed to minimize aerodynamic drag. The ProStar vehicle’s aero nose and other aerodynamic components make it one of the most fuel efficient vehicles in the truck industry...
* South Carolina - All-wheel drive model now available from Western Star
Fort Mill,SC,USA -Fleet Owner -Nov. 8, 2013: -- Western Star Truck Sales has announced availability of its 4800SB all-wheel drive (AWD) model in 8x8 axle configuration... Suited for demanding utility, construction, government and refuse applications, the Western Star 4800SB 8x8 is equipped with a two-speed transfer case which promotes excellent gradability and is ideal for low- and high-speed operations, Western Star said... The truck is available with power ratings from 350 to 470 hp. and 1,250 to 1,650 lbs.-ft. of torque and features a short 109 in. BBC to provide optimal power and maneuverability in tight work spaces. The 4800SB is also spec’d with an air ride suspension for a more comfortable ride...
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