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    Report: Ford turns Navistar from truck business customer to rival

    There is a showdown brewing in the medium-duty truck segment next year as Ford prepares to launch its all-new, in-house engineered 2016 F-650 and F-750. It finally marks the end of the Blue Diamond joint venture between Ford and Navistar and, making the two entities direct competitors instead of ...

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    Report: Ford settles class action suit over defective Navistar diesel engines

    The 2003 Ford F-Series Super Duty (shown above) introduced the 6.0-liter Power Stroke diesel supplied by Navistar, and while that is an engine Ford would love to forget, it's now one step closer to putting that particular problem behind it. Automotive News is reporting that Ford has settled a ...

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    Report: VW mulling stake in U.S. truckmaker Navistar

    Volkswagen is reportedly looking into taking a stake in heavy truck maker Navistar International in an attempt to gain ground on rival Daimler. Reuters references a Financial Times Deutschland report as saying such a move would give VW a leg up on Daimler Trucks, which holds the keys to ...

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    Report: Mahindra's U.S. plans on indefinite hold, Alabama plant denied

    Fans of small, fuel-efficient pickup trucks: We hate to tell you this, but it's becoming increasingly clear that Mahindra's long-awaited entry into the United States market just isn't going to happen anytime soon. We're just as disappointed as the rest of you – with the recent demise of the ...

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    Rumormill: Mahindra pickups to be assembled in Alabama beginning next year

    Never before has such a little truck had to haul so much baggage. It's been years that we've waited for Mahindra's T20 and T40 pickups to finally make it to America, and with a dispute between Mahindra & Mahindra's erstwhile U.S. Importer, GV USA, taking a long time to be settled by ...

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    Report: 15,500 Navistar school buses recalled over fire possibility

    The New York Times is reporting that Navistar is recalling 15,500 school buses over a fire risk. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the popular buses were built with a positive alternator cable that could rub against a mounting bracket. Should the cable's insulation ...

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    Report: Mahindra pondering shacking up with Navistar to build pickups in U.S.

    Mahindra Pik-Up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Chicken Tax strikes again? When Indian automaker Mahindra first decided to sell its oft-delayed compact diesel pickups here in the United States, the company said it planned to assemble the trucks from knock-down kits imported ...

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    Navistar still interested in acquiring GM medium-duty trucks?

    Even though a deal with Navistar International Corp dissolved over the summer, the commercial truck maker remains interested in possibly acquiring General Motors' medium-duty truck unit. Dan Ustian, Navistar's chairman, chief executive and president, told the Reuters Manufacturing Summit in Chicago ...

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    Navistar not going to buy GM's medium duty truck business

    It's an epic poem that could have been written by Byron: you suffered a nasty breakup and met a new girl, you dated for a while, things were looking outstanding, you proposed... and then the bottom dropped out of the medium-duty truck business. We've seen it all before. And now that it's happened, ...

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    Contender for next-gen HUMVEE looks battle-tested in Baja

    Now that the Hummer -- the original Hummer H1 -- is distinctly out of flavor, the U.S. armed services are busy looking for its replacement. Having put out a request for proposals, one of the supposed leading candidates is this: a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle developed by Navistar and BAE Systems, ...

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    Navistar suing Ford... again

    Ford and Navistar are once again going to court over the automaker's plans to develop a 4.4L diesel engine inhouse for the F-150. The original lawsuit was thrown out last June, with the judge ordering the two corporations to iron out their differences in mediation. Since no progress has been made ...

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    Navistar set to buy GM's medium duty trucks

    You may recall that Navistar supplies Ford with diesel engines for its Super Duty trucks. You may also recall that the last two diesel engines used in Ford's Super Duty pickups (the current 6.4L Power Stroke and last generation's 6.0L) have had some quality problems. The 6.0L Power Stroke was known ...

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    Nissan hasn't learned from Ford: Navistar-powered diesel Titan in 2009

    All indications are that Ford will be dumping the Navistar diesels it's used in its Super Duty pickups almost forever in favor of an in-house-developed diesel sometime around the end of the decade. Apparently undaunted by the quality issues that Ford has repeatedly experienced with the Navistar ...

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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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    GM may sell medium-duty truck unit to Navistar

    In a move billed as potentially assisting Navistar with "life after Ford," the company is talking to GM about buying the General's medium-duty truck unit. Navistar already makes trucks and engines, and talks are only just beginning, but buying the GM unit would allow it to enlarge its market share ...

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    Navistar slaps Ford with $2 billion lawsuit

    Ford has not been having much luck with the 6.4-liter diesel engines for its Super Duty trucks of late. In the latest twist of a saga that began in January, Navistar, the company that makes those engines, had added additional charges to its $2 billion counter-suit against Ford. Navistar has been ...

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    VIDEO: Ford Super Duty diesel throwing flames

    This video of a 2008 Ford Super Duty pickup shooting flames from its tailpipes surfaced last week over at, a forum only open to registered Ford diesel technicians. It made its way to some other forums before finally popping up on more mainstream sites today. Literally nothing is ...

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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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