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Otokar Delivers 117 Agilo C Buses Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions To Georgia

Jan 22, 2021

Contributing to modern public transportation in more than 50 countries including Turkey, Otokar signed one of the most significant export agreements of the year with Georgia in early 2020. 117 units of Otokar Agilo C buses, a low-floor small bus model equipped with Allison T3270R xFETM fully automatic transmissions with integral retarders, are already in the process of delivery in line intended to contribute to public transportation. Full Story

Protege Group bets on their cash-in-transit trucks equipped with Allison automatic transmissions

Jan 05, 2021

For the first time, one of the main valuables transportation companies in the country opts for automatic transmissions for its high-value cargo transportation trucks. The Allison Automatics were chosen for the agility provided to the vehicle, their robustness, and the ability to extend the transmission and the life of engine components Full Story

Concrete Transport Company Improved Efficiency with an Allison Automatic--equipped Concrete Mixer Truck

Dec 18, 2020

Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions for medium and large-sized commercial vehicles, announced today that Shinto Corporation, a Japanese concrete-transport company, selected Hino Ranger GK medium-duty concrete mixers with Allison 3500 6-speed automatic transmissions to improve efficiency in concrete transportation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Expands its Presence in Alternative Fuel Solutions

Dec 04, 2020

Pollutec Online will be held December 1-4, 2020. On that occasion, Allison Transmission will review its contribution to alternative solutions to diesel fuel. The manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions continues to increase its presence in this type of solution, whether for natural gas or 100% electric solutions, including hydrogen. Full Story

Shandong Pengxiang Auto Selects Allison Transmission’s 4800 Off Road Series™ for its Wide Body Mining Dump Trucks

Nov 20, 2020

Thanks to their superior performance and unrivalled reliability in any rough terrain, Allison’s 4800 Off Road Series™ (ORS) fully automatic transmissions have once again been chosen by Shandong Pengxiang Auto for their latest wide body mining dump (WBMD) truck. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Showcase its Industry-Leading Off-Highway Fully Automatic Transmission Series at Bauma CHINA 2020

Nov 13, 2020

From wide body mining dumps to autonomous driving rigid dumps, Allison Transmission offers OEMs and fleets a wide range of fully automatic transmissions with extraordinary performance, durability, productivity and reliability. Full Story

Allison Transmission Receives Training Excellence Award

Nov 10, 2020

Allison’s redesigned training program for the 3000/4000 Series transmissions is innovative with hands-on activities designed to engage students and meet learning objectives. Full Story

Beijing Daxing International Airport Selects Allison Transmission-equipped Deicing Fluid Recovery Truck

Nov 06, 2020

To meet stricter emission regulations and its cold-weather operational needs, the biggest airport in China receives their new deicing fluid recovery trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Yangju Rental Chooses Allison-Equipped Hyundai Mighty Truck for Delivering High-Lift Swap Trailers

Nov 06, 2020

Hyundai Mighty truck, with the Allison fully automatic 1000 xFETM transmission, was chosen to deliver high-lift swap trailers in Korea. Full Story

A Major Transportation Company in Perm Purchased Buses Equipped with Allison Automatics to Run on Busy City Routes

Oct 30, 2020

Avtomig purchased 105 MAZ-203016 buses equipped with the Allison fully automatic transmission to run on busy city routes in the region’s capital. After three months of vehicle operation, drivers have appreciated the exceptional ease of control and reliability of the new buses and passengers have enjoyed their comfort in dense city traffic. Full Story

U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower Program Features Allison Transmissions

Oct 27, 2020

Allison’s 3040 MX cross-drive transmission chosen by both manufacturers competing for the Army’s new Mobile Protected Firepower vehicle. Full Story

Allison Transmission Celebrates Customer Who Drove One Million Kilometers with Novus Truck

Oct 27, 2020

Allison Transmission announced that the company has held an event for a customer who has been driving the Novus, a mid-sized 5 ton cargo truck manufactured by Tata Daewoo, for the past 12 years. The customer drove an estimate of 1 million kilometers since 2008, according to Allison Transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission Announces Chief People Officer, Lorraine Parker-Clegg

Oct 07, 2020

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Lorraine Parker-Clegg joined the company as Chief People Officer in Human Resources on October 5, 2020. She will be responsible for the Global Human Resources agenda in support of the worldwide Allison team. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches eGen Power™, Its New Zero Emission Electric Axles for Medium and Heavy-Duty Commercial Trucks

Oct 06, 2020

eGen Power™ is the second product offering under the recently announced Allison eGen™ brand of fully electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives innovation award for on-board energy conversion in military tactical vehicles

Oct 02, 2020

Allison’s 3200 Specialty Series™ transmission converts mechanical energy from the vehicle’s engine into electrical energy to create a fully integrated generator. Full Story

Allison Transmission Builds on Demonstrated Performance and Improved Shift Quality with Newly Formulated Automatic Transmission Fluid

Sep 28, 2020

TES 668™ utilizes the latest developments in synthetic fluid formulation and additive technologies to meet the needs of current and future applications. Full Story

Shanghai Urban Sanitation improves efficiency of high-pressure sprinkler fleet with Allison 3000 SeriesTM transmission

Sep 23, 2020

The 2nd Division of Jinghuan Sanitation Company, a branch of Shanghai Jing'an Urban Development Group, initially purchased two refuse compactors equipped with Allison tranmissions two years back. To further enhance its urban sanitation efficiency, the organization added four Dongfeng high-pressure sprinklers equipped with Allison automatic transmissions in the second half of 2019. Full Story

UD Trucks offers Allison fully automatic transmissions with new Quon 8x4 8.0-litre engine for added vocational appeal

Sep 07, 2020

UD Trucks has launched a version of its popular Quon 8x4 heavy-duty model and, for the first time, is offering the Allison 3200 Series automatic transmission coupled to its 8.0-litre engine. Full Story

UROVESA to supply Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTACs fitted with Allison automatic transmissions

Sep 04, 2020

Galician company UROVESA, a provider of special off-road vehicles for civil and defense missions worldwide, has secured a contract to supply the Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTAC ST5s fitted with Allison 1000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Transdiesel, Allison’s official distributor in Spain, played a key role as advisor to UROVESA in this project. Full Story

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner on Next Generation Electric Hybrid Buses

Aug 26, 2020

IndyGo recently selected Allison’s H 40 EP electric hybrid propulsion solution to power 27 new buses and will be a lead fleet partner for Allison’s revolutionary new electric hybrid product, eGen FlexTM. Full Story