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Vizcaya Upgrades Firefighting and Rescue Fleet with 15 Vehicles Equipped with Allison Fully Automatics

Apr 07, 2021

The Vizcaya Provincial Council has renewed its firefighting fleet through the acquisition of 15 state-of-the-art vehicles fitted with Allison fully automatic transmissions. These vehicles will be deployed at the Urioste, Basauri, Artaza, Iurreta, Gernika, Zalla and Derio fire stations. Full Story

Allison Transmission Named 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Finalist

Mar 31, 2021

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is pleased to announce Allison Transmission, Inc. has been named one of 30 finalists for the 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, in recognition of the organization’s support for its National Guard and Reserve employees. Full Story

Allison Automatic Equipped Buses Made their Mark in Kropyvnytsky

Mar 30, 2021

MAZ buses with an Allison automatic transmission proved themselves reliable and comfortable in the three years they operated in the fleet of a municipal public transport operator in Kropyvnytsky (Kirovograd Region, Ukraine). Full Story

Why a Busan Local Switched to an Allison Fully Automatic Transmission After Driving a Manual for 17 Years

Mar 30, 2021

Sang Jin Lee, who has been driving a manual truck for 17 years, has been very satisfied since he purchased the Hyundai Mighty Auto truck with an Allison fully automatic transmission in August 2020 Full Story

Leading Sydney Providores Shift to Allison Transmissions for Deliveries

Mar 16, 2021

One of Sydney’s leading suppliers of fruit and vegetables to restaurants and eateries, Pro Bros Providores is switching its truck fleet to Hyundai Mighty light trucks, equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions, to ensure more efficient operation in the city’s busy and increasingly crowded traffic. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Present at Bank Of America’s Global Industrials Conference

Mar 15, 2021

David S. Graziosi, President & Chief Executive Officer, and G. Frederick Bohley, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, will present at the Bank of America Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, March 16. Full Story

Bakı Vinç Overcomes Every Challenge with Grove Cranes Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

Mar 12, 2021

Bakı Vinç successfully completes many operations in industrial areas with Grove cranes equipped with Allison 4000 Specialty Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

First Medium-Sized City Bus Equipped with Allison Automatic Transmission Delivered to Japan’s Hankyu Bus

Mar 08, 2021

Allison Transmission Japan, the Japanese subsidiary of Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, announced today that the first medium-sized city bus equipped with the Allison T280 automatic transmission—the Hino Rainbow— has been delivered to the Takarazuka office of Hankyu Bus Co., Ltd. Full Story

90% of Loga Refuse Compactor Fleet Uses Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

Mar 08, 2021

The company responsible for refuse collection in half of the city of Sao Paulo, and one of the pioneers in the use of Allison fully automatic transmissions in the country, has almost its entire fleet equipped with the 3000 Series™ models. Full Story

Hyundai Mighty with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions Sells More Than 1,000 Units in Six Months

Feb 24, 2021

Hyundai Mighty truck is gaining customers’ trust due to its outstanding fuel economy, productivity and performance. Full Story

São Paulo Fire Corps Renews Fleet with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

Feb 18, 2021

The São Paulo Fire Corps acquired 12 new trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions for fighting fires and responding to emergencies. Full Story

Lawrence E. Dewey to Retire as Allison Transmission Chairman of the Board and named Chairman Emeritus; David S. Graziosi to Become Chairman of the Board following 2021 Annual Meeting

Feb 16, 2021

Lawrence E. Dewey has notified the company's board of directors of his decision to not stand for re-election at the company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. Dewey joined the board in October, 2007 as Allison Transmission’s President, CEO and Chairman following the purchase of the Allison business by The Carlyle Group and Onex Corporation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Partners with American Rheinmetall Vehicles to Produce the Propulsion System for Lynx OMFV Offering

Feb 16, 2021

Allison’s newest electric hybrid cross-drive transmission is selected by American Rheinmetall Vehicles for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. Full Story

Allison Transmission Offers a Special Campaign to Extend Warranty Periods in Bus Segment

Feb 16, 2021

Allison Transmission organizes a special campaign to extend the transmission warranty period to 5 years for intercity buses and coaches equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions to be delivered by Turkish OEMs to European bus operators in 2021. Full Story

Walker Die Casting is Positioned to Deliver Unique Customer Solutions

Feb 11, 2021

A 2019 acquisition by longtime customer, Allison Transmission, sixty plus years of know-how and substantial infrastructure improvements have already resulted in considerable benefits for customers. Full Story

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s Next Generation eGen Flex™ Electric Hybrid Propulsion System beginning in 2021

Feb 09, 2021

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)-capable electric hybrid system, eGen Flex™, providing bus fleets with up to 10 miles of full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones, with no additional infrastructure investment required. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $3.6 Million Engineering Contract to Maintain Superior Performance of the Abrams Powertrain

Feb 05, 2021

The contract awarded to Allison Transmission will support the continuous improvement of the Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank fleet. Full Story

Grand Toro, the New Model of Anadolu Isuzu, is on the Road with the Comfort of an Allison Automatic

Feb 04, 2021

Grand Toro, the next generation vehicle of Anadolu Isuzu, sets out with Allison fully automatic transmission option. The Grand Toro provides superior comfort for passengers and offers high efficiency and savings in the midi-bus segment, Full Story

New KamAZ Haul Truck Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Feb 04, 2021

The new KamAZ-65805 haul truck, developed by the KamAZ Science and Technology Сenter, comes with the Allison 4700 fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives 2019 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Jan 26, 2021

DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a four-time recipient. Full Story