LISLE, Ill. – Navistar and Continental Tire announced this week that they have both signed a Letter of Intent or a five year agree where Continental tires will be the standard tire offering on all International brand medium-duty, severe service and heavy-duty trucks.
“Continental tires are well-regarded by customers in a wide range of applications and duty cycles throughout the commercial vehicle industry and we’re proud to make them the standard offering across our entire vehicle line-up,” said Bill Kozek, president, Navistar Truck and Parts. “Continental offers a full range of durable, low rolling resistance tires that help drive fuel efficiency improvements and maximize uptime for our customers.”
Continental provides a wide range of commercial truck applications for both on-highway and off-highway customers.
“We’re honoured to be selected as the standard tire for International trucks and IC Bus school buses,” said Wes Garber, director of commercial OE sales Continental Tire the Americas. “The performance characteristics of our tires will complement the strong performance of their vehicles.”
Continental tires are currently standard on International Truck severe service vocational trucks and will be standard across the International Truck starting January 2016.