First MaxxForce big bore delivered to fleet

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. — The first International MaxxForce big bore engine was presented in a ceremony at North Central International, the truckermaker‘s newest dealership in North Mankato, Minn.

A 2009 International TranStar with a MaxxForce 13 engine was officially delivered to Wayne Viessman of Cliff Viessman Inc.

"Viessman has been a good customer of ours," said Steve Hatlestad of North Central International. "They helped us with our field testing and we’re proud to be supplying them with TranStars. The addition of the MaxxForce engine is the next step in providing great products for our great customers."

Viessman was confident in choosing the MaxxForce 13 to power his TranStar because of the engine’s power, reliability and improved fuel economy.

"We’re very happy with what we’ve been seeing with results," said Viessman. "We’re a very weight-conscious company and with the new MaxxForce engine, we probably are about 325 to 350 pounds lighter than we were with the engine we were using before."

The new MaxxForce 11 and MaxxForce 13 Big Bore engines offer commercial truck buyers a fuel-efficient, powerful, durable and quiet engine in an integrated package, the company says.

"The next chapter in providing integrated solutions for select heavy trucks and big bore engines begins today," said Tom Baughman, General Manager, Heavy Vehicle Center, Navistar. "MaxxForce Big Bore engines are now officially in the market."


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