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Still Working – International Transtar II

Well would you look at this, an International Transtar II still working in 2019. Or at least parked. Andy came across the pair in a local parking lot where they have sat for most of the winter. It’s uncommon enough … Continue reading

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Volkswagen to Purchase 16.6% Stake in Navistar

For nearly as long as this website has been around Navistar, maker of International Trucks and IC buses, has been a prime candidate for merger, partnership, or direct takeover by a European truck builder. I speculated as much in 2011 … Continue reading

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International HX520

The collection is now complete. The new International HX520 was unveiled yesterday at the Truck World show in Toronto. You may recall that three other versions of the HX were released during the spectacle known as World Of Concrete. The … Continue reading

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International HX

Yesterday at the World of Concrete industry trade show in Las Vegas International Trucks unveiled their first new model in nearly ten years, the HX line of heavy duty vocational trucks. The HX is slated to be the successor to … Continue reading

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Return of the Kodiak?

GM is returning to the medium duty truck market that it abandoned at the the height of the great autoimplosion of 2009. Starting in 2018 GM will begin supplying Navistar with engines and other components for the production of yet … Continue reading

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A New International PayStar?

Last week I heard whisperings of an all new International PayStar design being shown to International dealers. This rumor came from the BigMackTrucks.com forum of all places but I see no reason why it shouldn’t be true. International has placed … Continue reading

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Random Diesel Musings

A New Journey If you head over to the Mack Trucks facebook page you’ll find a post with the picture seen below. What does it mean?! The return of the Superliner? Maybe a new cabover model? A new engine? Splitting … Continue reading

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NYS Thruway International Workstars

The sun sets on a row of NYS Thruway International Workstars. This image would be even more poetic if the trucks were at the end of their life but no, they are brand new. They have yet to receive their … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – International LoneStar

Believe it or not this is the first International LoneStar that has ever graced the pages of Daily Diesel Dose. The styling on this truck speaks for itself and usually has elicits one of two reactions. I hate it! I love it! … Continue reading

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Looking for a Home

News was announced yesterday that International will close their Garland, Texas manufacturing plant. The closure is a direct result of the now failed SCR emissions technology gamble which has forced Navistar to save pennies in anyway possible. Like so many times before, … Continue reading

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