Penske has been putting electric trucks through their paces at an impressive speed. The rental and leasing giant has also been inking partnerships and installing charging infrastructure at an equally impressive clip. So it came as no surprise to hear that Penske, as a validation partner, would add five International eMV electric trucks to its
What truck classification do you give Santa’s sleigh? Based on the weight of the world’s gifts alone, it’s tempting to hop straight to Class 8, but I think Santa’s got some magic elf nonsense that makes weight a non-issue. If we use application as a clue, he’s kind of on the longest last-mile route there
The most wonderful time of the year is finally here, because it’s that time again to announce Fleet Equipment’s Trend of the Year. Typically, when this annual story rolls around the editorial staff takes a week or so to pore over our content from our most recent cycle around the sun, articulating in detail our
Navistar is implementing its International Truck and IC Bus Uptime Academy, a 12-month technician apprenticeship program that offers paid, hands-on training in a real-world setting. The new program presents a 90-day dealership rotation to on-the-job class assignments. Students work with multiple vehicle types, including electric and fuel cell technologies. On top of 3,200 hours of
Navistar, manufacturer of International commercial trucks and engines and IC Bus buses, and In-Charge Energy, a turnkey charging solution for commercial fleets, have leveraged their partnership to power electric vehicle (EV) fleet customers with carbon neutral electricity through their EV charging infrastructure. In addition to reducing the environmental impact of electricity usage, commercial fleets can
Thanks to the latest engine enhancements to the A26 (2021 GHG), the engine now boasts an additional 4% fuel economy benefit, achieved through engine design and system updates, compared with the A26 engine at launch, according to Navistar. Built from the MAN D26 engine crankcase, this latest version of the International A26 produces up to
Penske Truck Leasing has announced the anticipated delivery of the International eMV Series medium-duty truck from Navistar. This will mark Navistar’s first U.S. delivery of the full battery electric medium-duty trucks from International. As a validation partner, Penske says it plans to operate these units at various locations throughout its footprint, with the intent of
International Truck pulled the sheet off of its new International MV Series. The OEM noted that the new MV Series was designed for increased maneuverability, visibility and safety. An aerodynamic hood and breakaway mirrors provide increased visibility for drivers and the restyled bumper and black, molded-in-color grille with optional chrome surround deliver attention grabbing looks.
For the first time since February 2020, a veritable lifetime ago, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) held its usual meeting and exposition, this time in the fall rather than in the winter and held in Cleveland, Ohio—right in Fleet Equipment‘s backyard. With that being the case, the crew at Fleet Equipment
ACT Expo is busy: Thousands of attendees, a host of exhibitors from tried-and-true truck OEMs to electrification newcomers. Hydrogen hype is growing. Most importantly, real conversations about how the industry is moving toward a zero-emissions future are happening on every corner of the show floor. This isn’t a “wouldn’t it be nice?” vibe. Decarbonization is
Navistar announced the launch of the new fully-electric International eMV Series trucks. The International eMV is built to the same standards as the diesel International MV Series truck and is aimed at any straight rail application. It is available in four different wheelbase options – 217, 236, 254 and 272 inches–and features the Diamond Logic
The Navistar Board of Directors has appointed Mathias Carlbaum as the new chief executive officer and president of Navistar International Corporation effective Sept. 1. He will succeed Persio Lisboa, who has held this position since July 2020. Until the end of March 2021, Mathias Carlbaum was executive vice president commercial operations at Scania CV AB.