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2014-01-16 08:20:23

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) this week opened a new multi-purpose facility in the Netherlands to better serve its customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Located in Sliedrecht, the 34,000 sq. ft. (3,171 sq. m.) building centralizes the company's parts distribution, product customization and customer training functions for the region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DE47299 )(Logo:...

2013-11-07 16:21:19

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) announced today the formation of a new Bus Division with the appointment of Kent Tyler, former President of Collins Bus Corporation, to the role of president and CEO for the new group. "With our recent investment of seven new bus brands, ASV is now one of the largest suppliers of buses in North America. The formation of the new Bus Division will help make the transition into the ASV family as smooth as...

2013-10-22 12:21:09

70 buses equipped with Voith DIWA.5 automatic transmissions using fuel-saving SensoTop technology are bound for TriMet YORK, Pa., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo Inc. recently supplied Gillig LLC with 70 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions for buses being delivered to Portland TriMet, which is Portland, Oregon's metro transit system. The transmissions are equipped with two advanced fuel saving features: Voith's patented gear-shifting program SensoTop, and Voith's ANS-function...

2013-10-21 16:21:02

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) announced today the completion of the previously disclosed acquisition of the bus division of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO). The acquisition includes seven of the bus industry's most prominent brands: Champion Bus, Inc., General Coach America, Inc., Goshen Coach, Inc., El Dorado National California, Inc., El Dorado National Kansas, Inc, Krystal Coach and Federal Coach. ?? "We are excited to complete this...

2013-02-20 12:20:29

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a $1 billion revenue, privately held company comprised of industry leading brands in the fire & emergency, recreation and commercial specialty vehicle segments, appointed Dan Peters as the president of Collins Bus Corporation. With 30 years of experience in developing strong customer relationships, team building, and an established record of leading business growth, Peters is a proven business leader...

2012-08-22 14:20:18

BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) and Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC) announced this week that the two companies have received formal approval from the Chinese government to move forward with their commercial engine joint venture. The joint venture will focus on meeting the emerging needs of the Chinese commercial truck market by providing JAC with access to Navistar's Euro IV and Euro V compliant technology....

2012-08-22 10:21:22

LISLE, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Financial, S.A. de C.V., SOFOM, E.N.R. (NFCx), an affiliate of Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC) and Navistar, Inc., has signed a five-year agreement with Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, S.N.C. (Bancomext) for a US$95 million funding facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120127/MM32830LOGO-h) This facility will be used to support trade receivables for the sale of Navistar trucks and buses manufactured in...

2012-08-02 02:22:10

LISLE, Ill., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced significant actions that build on the company's previously announced introduction of ICT+ (In-Cylinder Technology Plus) and are designed to enhance the company's competitive position and drive profitable growth and shareholder value. These actions include: Adopting a U.S. market proven aftertreatment solution to accelerate delivery of ICT+, Navistar's next generation clean...

2012-08-01 06:20:26

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There will be a new name in Florida for the sale and support of IC Bus(TM) brand buses, as LBS South today announced it has completed a deal with Jacksonville-based Rivers Bus and RV Sales for certain business assets and the distribution rights for IC Bus(TM) buses. "The completion of the deal between Rivers Bus and LBS South is an important milestone for IC Bus(TM) customers in Florida," said Mike Leonard, President of LBS South. "It marks...

2012-07-23 10:21:53

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defence Canada, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar Defense, LLC, today announced that it delivered on a USD $14 million contract from the Government of Canada to supply the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) with International® MXT(TM) Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs). The new vehicles will provide increased protection and rescue capabilities for RCMP officers and members of the public during high-risk situations. The...