MaxxForce Is International’s New Engine Brand
International Truck and Engine Corp., has announced a new global brand for its 2007 on-highway automotive engines. Beginning next year, International will offer its expanded line of on-highway engines under the MaxxForce International Diesel Power name. The MaxxForce product line will range from the four-cylinder, 2.8-liter engine up to the company’s new offerings in the 11- to 13-liter class.
The company said MaxxForce engine-powered International brand commercial trucks in
The global MaxxForce line of diesels includes models for markets under European environmental regulations as well as models for stricter U.S. EPA standards. The new brand also reflects stepped-up global sales and marketing efforts by International to grow business in Asia,
MaxxForce engines for the North American market will be manufactured at International Engine Group’s North American facilities, and MaxxForce engines for other global markets will be made at facilities of its South American subsidiary, MWM-International Motores. These facilities currently include engineering, manufacturing and technical centers in
MaxxForce engines will be available beginning with the company’s 2007 model-year Class 3 through Class 8 International commercial trucks. A Euro-emission based MaxxForce engine also will be available in