Capacity adds MaxxForce 7 to terminal tractors

Beginning this fall, Capacity of Texas brand terminal tractors will include Navistar Engine Group MaxxForce 7 V8 turbodiesels

Beginning this fall, Capacity of Texas brand terminal tractors will include Navistar Engine Group MaxxForce 7 V8 turbodiesels. The engines are part of a multi-year agreement between the companies.

"Navistar is pleased that Capacity chose our technologically advanced MaxxForce 7 to power its industry leading terminal tractors," said Eric Tech, vp & gm, Navistar Engine Group. "The MaxxForce 7 will provide Capacity customers with the most powerful, durable and environmentally friendly engines available in the market."

The V8's, made in Navistar's Huntsville, AL, plant, will meet EPA emissions standards. Two models will be offered in Capacity tractors, one rated at 215 hp with 560 lbs.-ft. of torque, and one rated at 230 hp with 620 lbs.-ft. of torque.

Capacity terminal tractors are used to move freight in ports, rail yards, warehouses and distribution centers.

"With the MaxxForce engines, emissions compliance is transparent to our customers, but more importantly they offer our customers a durable and powerful platform to meet the demands placed on our equipment each day," said Phillip Ford, president, Capacity of Texas.

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