LISLE, Ill., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar
International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced it has
appointed Gary Horvat as Vice
President of eMobility, focused on the company's eMobility Vision
and Strategy, to lead this new business group.
Horvat joins Navistar from Proterra, Inc., a leading innovator
in electric transportation, where he served as Chief Technology
Officer. He will report to Persio
Lisboa, Navistar's Chief Operating Officer.
"Gary brings great depth in the development of electric vehicles
and just as importantly, has a clear understanding of the role
eMobility will play in addressing customers' requirements moving
forward," Lisboa said. "We look forward to benefiting from Gary's
leadership as we continue to invest in this critical
Horvat will be responsible for building Navistar's eMobility
team and for aligning its technical and commercial initiatives
across the company's product lines.
At Proterra, Horvat was responsible for all engineering and
technology development for their company's electric bus product
line. Accomplishments included setting a world record for the
longest range of any electric vehicle.
Prior to joining Proterra, Horvat served as vice president,
Powertrain at Denso International, where he was responsible for the
development and application of powertrain and electrical
components. Before his work at Denso, he was vice president,
Product Development at Fisker Automotive, where he was responsible
for improvements to that company's extended-range electric
Horvat joined Fisker after a 26-year career at General Motors,
where he served most recently as executive director, Engineering
Operations. He holds a doctor's and bachelor's degree in Industrial
Engineering and a master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, all
from Cleveland State University.
Navistar International Corporation
(NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates
produce International® brand commercial and military
trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand
school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and
diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing
services. Additional information is available at
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