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    UAW strikes at International Truck and Engine Corporation

    First GM, then Chrysler and now International Truck and Engine Corporation ... Beginning at 5 o'clock EST UAW members went on strike at all ITE union facilities. The UAW contract ended October 1st, but union members were urged to continue working despite the absence of a new contract. It was ...

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    Chrysler expanding dealerships all over the world

    In spite of the hurdles it faces domestically, Chrysler is making all kinds of... bold moves... in every other corner of the world. Chrysler's overseas sales is currently 8% of its global sales, but it's working to change that with a vengeance. It has invited 70 potential investors from 19 ...

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    Navistar sues Ford (again) regarding upcoming F-150 diesel engine

    Wow, talk about a strained relationship! With so much money passing hands between Ford and Navistar, you might think they would find a way to negotiate a deal regarding their diesel engine partnership(s). You would be right, assuming you think that starting yet another lawsuit is a way to patch ...

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    BMW wins third International Engine of the Year Award in a row

    There is no question that BMW has some serious engine technology in its arsenal, and now those engines have more awards to show just how good they really are. BMW has won its third consecutive International Engine of the Year award, due this time to the incredible twin-turbo 3.0L inline six that ...

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    Ford developing new diesel engine, quickly

    After recent disagreements with engine supplier Navistar, as well as dealing with Super Dutys that perform roman candle impressions, Ford is accelerating development of a new diesel engine for its burliest of pickups. Ford and Navistar played chicken earlier this year over warranty costs for the ...

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    Power Stroke production resumes, Ford and International reach temporary agreement

    If you listen closely enough, you can hear the gargantuan "Whew!!!" from the glass house on Michigan Ave. Oakland County, Mich., Judge John McDonald has ordered International Truck and Engine to resume shipment of the 6.4L Power Stroke diesel engine that powers the uber-important Ford Super Duty ...

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    Ford Super Duty production cut in wake of Power Stroke dispute

    Amid all the other problems facing Ford, now they're having to cut production of one of their most in-demand and profitable vehicles just weeks after launching it. Three quarters of the 200,000 Super-Duty pickup trucks that Ford sells annually are equipped with the Power Stroke diesel V-8 made by ...

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    Aw, Snap! Ford supplier stops production of Super Duty's Power Stroke diesel engine

    If it weren't for bad luck, Ford would have no luck at all. The single largest profit-source for Ford Motor Company would be the F-Series Pickup and the Power Sroke diesel Super Duty is a huge chunk of that revenue. Navistar International Engines has powered the Super Duty since 1979, which makes ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: 2006 Race of Champions

    This past Sunday, the Stade de France in Paris played host to the 2006 Race of Champions. For those unfamiliar with the concept, the ROC is an event that draws racing drivers from a variety of motorsports – including F1, NASCAR, Champ and Indy cars, rally racing, touring cars and more ...

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    A1GP scores spot on SPEED Channel

    In what's being billed as the World Cup of Motor Sport, A1GP has signed a deal with the SPEED Channel to cover the remaining nine of its twelve races that make up the 2006-07 season. Beginning yesterday with coverage of the Sepang, Malaysia event run on November 28, coverage will continue through ...

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    RIP: Robert Anderson 1920-2006

    We're sadened to report the passing of a driving force in the closely-related automotive and aerospace industries. Robert Anderson died at the ripe old age of 85 this past Saturday. Anderson was best known for his contribution to the advancement of aerospace, having overseen the development of the ...

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    Cars on Campus: Northwood University International Auto Show

    Paris isn't the only auto show in early October. The students of Northwood University are preparing for their 43rd annual International Auto Show, to take place at the Midland, Michigan campus October 6-8. The college show is one of the largest outdoor shows in the US, and entrance is free of ...

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    New Ford Powerstroke to use piezo injectors?

    When a new Ford Power Stroke diesel comes along in 2007 to replace the current 6.0-liter model, it may represent the first use of piezo injectors in a pickup truck. The Siemens-built injectors should help International's 6.4-liter twin-turbo meet upcoming emission standards while also ...

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    Your next utility emergency could be handled by a hybrid truck

    A variety of segments in the heavy-truck industry could be well suited to hybrid drivetrains, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is showing off a couple different types at its Hybrid Vehicle expo. TXU was showing off its recently purchased hybrid-electric utility bucket ...


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