LISLE, IL. — Navistar International said it is coordinating with its North American dealer network and used truck centers to help their customers get back their vehicles after superstorm Sandy.
Dubbed “Operation Assist” Navistar said their disaster relief program will also replace damaged vehicles, as well as match employee and dealer contributions up to $50,000 to the American Red Cross.
“We are proud to join the thousands of companies that are doing their part to offer hope to people whose lives have been devastated,” said Troy Clarke, Navistar president and chief operating officer.
Lists of new and used trucks and trailers have also been organized by the company’s North American dealer network to help provide a variety of trucks for customers in the region, according to Navistar.
“A lot of our customers still don’t know what they have or don’t have. So, we are getting trucks ready with different kinds of bodies and trying to figure out how quickly we can get things out there to help,” said Mike McMahon, vice president, used truck sales, Navistar.
Navistar said the company also delivered 100 schoolbuses to Amvoy School Bus in Staten Island, NY, in an effort to restore school bus service.
“If people come to us and need help, we will figure out how to help them. In times like these, it’s about more than business. We want to do the right thing,” McMahon said.
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