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  • Navistar Gets Army Contract for Mine-Resistant Vehicle Technical Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navistar Gets Army Contract for Mine-Resistant Vehicle Technical Services

    The U.S. Army has awarded Navistar‘s defense business a $29.6 million contract modification to provide technical and sustainment support for mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles. Navistar will perform services in support of in-production and out-of-production MaxxPro vehicles through March 31, 2019, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command will identify work locations and funds with each order. MaxxPro is designed […] More

  • Energy Dept to Invest $137M in Vehicle Efficiency Tech Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Energy Dept to Invest $137M in Vehicle Efficiency Tech Projects

    The Energy Department plans to invest up to $137 million in two technology development programs that aim to increase energy efficiency of trucks and passenger cars. DoE said Tuesday it will award $20 million in federal funds to Cummins, Daimler Trucks North America, Navistar and Volvo Technology of America as part of the SuperTruck II initiative. The four companies will match DoE’s investment to help develop […] More

  • Bloomberg Government Team Predicts FY 2016 Reversal of Contract Spending Declines, M&A Reshaping to Continue - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bloomberg Government Team Predicts FY 2016 Reversal of Contract Spending Declines, M&A Reshaping to Continue

    Total federal contract spending declined for the sixth consecutive year in the government’s 2016 fiscal year but the team of analysts at Bloomberg Government predict that negative trend to reverse in the current FY 2016. In its BGOV 200 study released Tuesday, Bloomberg Government said federal unclassified contract spend for fiscal year 2015 fell nearly 1.5 percent to a […] More

  • Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles

    Navistar‘s defense business has received a $29.8 million contract modification to update more Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles of the U.S. Army. Work under the contract modification covers 250 additional MaxxPro MRAP vehicles and the deal also includes an option for another 200 vehicles, the Defense Department said Tuesday. MaxxPro is designed to defend against ballistic arms […] More

  • Bill Kozek to Head Navistar Truck, Parts Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bill Kozek to Head Navistar Truck, Parts Business

    Bill Kozek, a 26-year veteran of truck manufacturer PACCAR, has joined Navistar International Corp. as president of the company’s North American truck and parts business. He will report to Jack Allen, who held the position until April when he was promoted to chief operating officer, Navistar said Monday. Kozek most recently served as VP and […] More

  • Jack Allen Promoted to Navistar EVP, COO; Troy Clarke Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jack Allen Promoted to Navistar EVP, COO; Troy Clarke Comments

    Jack Allen, most recently president of Navistar‘s North American truck and parts sector, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. His appointment is effective immediately and comes nearly 10 months after he took leadership of the sector, Navistar said Tuesday. The 32-year company veteran started as a design engineer and then moved […] More

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    Former United Airlines COO John Pope Named to Navistar Board

    Navistar has appointed John Pope, a former president and chief operating officer at United Airlines and UAL Corp., to stand for election to the board of directors at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. Navistar said Pope will succeed the retiring David Harrison, who served for five years on the board. The company keeps its current […] More

  • Navistar to Sell Stake in Indian Truck Manufacturing JV for $33M; Troy Clarke Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navistar to Sell Stake in Indian Truck Manufacturing JV for $33M; Troy Clarke Comments

    Navistar Group's stake in Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd. and Mahindra Navistar Engines Pvt. Ltd. will be purchased by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. for approximately $33 million. According to a Mahindra statement, both businesses will become wholly owned subsidiaries of the company which will continue to sell MNEPL and MNAL products. “While the Indian market has not […] More

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    Icahn Managing Director Samuel Merksamer Named to Navistar Board

    Navistar has appointed Samuel Merksamer, managing director at Icahn Capital LP, to the board of directors, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Francine Knowles writes he will succeed Diane Gulyas, who is retiring after a three-year term on the board. who will retire after three years of board service. He will stand for election at Navistar’s 2013 […] More

  • Contracting Firms Make the Green List - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contracting Firms Make the Green List

    Every year, Newsweek publishes its Green Rankings, where it ranks the top 500 large public companies in the U.S. and the world on environmental performance. The list compares the environmental footprints, environmental management and reporting practices of large companies. Firms with major contracting operations made their presence known this year, accounting for 14 of the top 50 […] More

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    Navistar Unveils Light Tactical Vehicle

    Navistar Defense has unveiled its International Saratoga light tactical vehicle at the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Symposium that began today and runs through Oct. 12 in Washington, D.C. The company designed the vehicle to target the gap between the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle, the Modernized Expanded Capacity Vehicle, and […] More

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