After nearly a century of business in Chicago, Navistar announced its plans on 30 September 2000 to leave the city and relocate its corporate offices to west suburban Warrenville, Illinois.
In 2004, Navistar re-entered the retail vehicle market for the first time since 1980.
During World War II, International Harvester produced the M-series of military trucks that served the Marine Corps and the U. Navy as weapons carriers, cargo transporters and light artillery movement.
Today, Navistar produces International brand military vehicles through its affiliate Navistar Defense.
On December 15, 2006, Navistar executives announced further delay of its restatement and 2006 results.
The announcement prompted the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to announce the delisting of the company, after 98 years of trading, although the NYSE subsequently delayed the delisting pending an appeal by Navistar.
The International XT (Extreme Truck) pickup truck was a series of three pickup trucks.
IH's new CEO, Donald Lennox, directed the management organization to begin exiting many of its IH's historical business sectors in an effort to survive.
In October 2003, Navistar CEO Dan Ustian announced the company would be forming a defense business unit in order to sell military vehicles.
Navistar Defense would be led by Archie Massicotte, a 26 year veteran of the company. military and other NATO countries could leverage for products and services." Navistar Defense LLC is the prime supplier of MRAP armored vehicles to the US military. Army ordered 2,900 7000-MVs for the Afghan National Army and Iraqi Ministry of Defense and an additional order of 7,000 was added in 2008.
Navistar International Corporation (formerly International Harvester Company) is an American holding company, that owns the manufacturer of International brand commercial trucks, IC Bus school and commercial buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van, and SUV markets.
The company is also a provider of truck and diesel engine parts and service.