MaxxForce 13 engine available to emergency vehicle market

MaxxForce 13 engine available to emergency vehicle market

Navistar’s MaxxForce 13 engine is now available Sutphen Corp.’s mid-mount aerial platforms and Monarch custom pumpers, Navistar announced. Navistar also announced it will serve as a corporate affiliate of the Hoeft Technology & Management program at the University of Illinois.

The 12.4L MaxxForce 13 provides up to 475 hp. and 1,700 lbs.-ft. of torque.

(Video: Learn more about the MaxxForce 13)

“For 120 years, Sutphen’s business has been built on delivering unmatched performance in the most demanding applications,” said Drew Sutphen, Sutphen president. “With MaxxForce engines, we offer fire and emergency operations another outstanding choice when specifying custom apparatus.”

Sutphen manufactures custom-built emergency response vehicles.

“Sutphen’s customers, as first responders to emergencies, demand reliable power, performance and durability, and MaxxForce engines deliver,” said Rommel Miranda, general manager, MaxxForce Custom Power, a unit of Navistar’s Engine Group. “We’re proud to add another industry-leading OEM to our list of partners around the world.”

Navistar also announced that it has reached agreement with the University of Illinois to serve as a corporate affiliate of the Hoeft Technology & Management program. The program is the university’s undergraduate minor degree bridging the College of Business with the College of Engineering.

Navistar has appointed A. J. Cederoth, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Greg Fadler, director of fuel economy center of excellence; and Tony Stinsa, director of finance, integrated product development, to serve as co-members of The Hoeft Technology & Management Corporate Affiliate Board to whom the program looks for strategic advice and direction regarding the relevance of all program activities.

“The College of Business depends on supporters such as Navistar to energize our connection with the community,” said Larry DeBrock, dean of the College of Business. “Its support enables our programs to better engage students during this critical stage in their professional development.”

Navistar joins representatives from Abbott, BP, Boeing, Bosch, Capitol One, John Deere, Motorola and Walmart, who all currently serve on the board.

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