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Sydney Horse Transport selects Allison Transmission to give precious racehorses a smoother ride to the track

Aug 03, 2020

Sydney Horse Transport, one of Australia’s leading racehorse transport specialists, has chosen Allison automatic transmissions for 12 of its Isuzu F-Series horse transporters. They are converting their entire fleet to automatics because of the smoother ride and better comfort they deliver for the precious racehorses they have on board. Full Story

UD Trucks and Australia Post commit to Allison transmissions

Jul 30, 2020

The newly introduced Croner medium-duty range in Australia will feature the Allison 3000 SeriesTM automatic transmission as standard across the line up, a factor that has attracted Australia’s largest registered transport fleets. Full Story

New York City Transit Authority places order for Allison electric hybrid equipped New Flyer buses to upgrade its fleet

Jul 29, 2020

The largest transit authority in the United States is adding 50 New Flyer buses equipped with Allison H 40 EP™ electric hybrid propulsion systems. Full Story

Allison Transmission equips 49 Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks acquired by the City of Goiânia

Jul 20, 2020

The capital city of Goiania, State of Goiás, just purchased 49 Mercedes-Benz Atego 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions. The new vehicles will be operated by the Companhia de Urbanização de Goiânia – Comurg, the Urbanization Company of Goiania. Full Story

New episode in the life of the Komondors with Allison transmission

Jul 20, 2020

Based on earlier military experience, the three new Komondors assembled with special capabilities have been prepared for disaster management purposes. They are light-armored, with a double cab and interchangeable superstructure, making them suitable for fire-fighting and technical recovery type of jobs as well Full Story

INTERNATIONAL® RH™ SERIES NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW ALLISON 3414 REGIONAL HAUL SERIES™ TRANSMISSION

Jul 15, 2020

Equipment Combination Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Power and Uptime Full Story

Allison Transmission receives certification from California Air Resources Board for model year 2020 electric hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins engines

Jul 14, 2020

Originally approved in 2014, Executive Order must be approved for eligibility on a model year basis Full Story

Allison Transmission relaunches production of the X200-4A transmission with the U.S. Army

Jul 09, 2020

Allison Transmission partners with the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM) supporting the sustainment of the light armored vehicle fleets. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software provides 12% fuel savings for Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence

Jul 08, 2020

An independent test carried out by Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence showed that FuelSense® 2.0 software, developed by Allison Transmission, allowed up to 12 percent fuel savings for some of the French city’s municipal vehicles. Full Story

Aomori roadside assistance provider praises durability of Allison transmissions

Jul 07, 2020

Cites improved drive-ability, greater safety and lower running costs. Full Story

U.S. Army in Germany again chooses fire trucks equipped with Allison transmissions

Jul 01, 2020

A few months ago, fire departments of the U.S. Army in Germany started operating eight new Scania fire trucks (structural pumpers) equipped with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. The U.S. Army has opted for this vehicle configuration for some years now due to its advantages in terms of training, deployment and maintenance. Full Story

New Volvo VHD series for the USA market receives Allison automatic transmissions

Jun 29, 2020

Volvo VHD heavy-duty trucks, recently introduced to the American consumers, have the option of incorporating Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Refuse trucks with Allison automatic transmissions debut in Bauru

Jun 16, 2020

For the first time in the history of the city, Mercedes-Benz 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ automatic transmissions work on refuse collection in Bauru, in the interior of State of São Paulo Full Story

Hyundai Trucks becomes first to offer Allison fully automatic in light duty truck in Australia

May 29, 2020

Hyundai Trucks Australia has announced that Allison Automatics will now be offered as an option on its range of Hyundai Mighty light duty trucks in Australia, becoming the first light duty truck to offer an Allison fully automatic in this market. Full Story

Benissa Impuls chooses Allison Transmission for refuse collection fleet

May 26, 2020

Municipal refuse collection services are amongst the many sectors that benefit from the features of Allison fully automatic transmissions, which enhance efficiency whilst reducing maintenance requirements and breakdowns. This is why Benissa Impuls, a company based in Benissa (Alicante), continues to implement Allison transmissions 15 years after first using them. Full Story

Barbados Transport Board revitalizes its fleet with electronic engines and new Allison transmissions

May 26, 2020

Transport Board, a public company in Barbados, Caribbean, chose to renew 30 urban fleet buses, replacing old engines and Allison’s automatic transmissions with newer models. Full Story

Allison HUB’s Online Portal Provides Digital Access to Latest Product Information and Service Manuals

May 15, 2020

Allison HUB™ provides a gateway for digital access to all of Allison’s up-to-date technical documentation Full Story

Mercedes-Benz and Allison export over 250 buses with fully automatic transmissions to Indonesia

May 12, 2020

Buses sold in the second half of 2019 will start operating in Indonesia by May this year. The Mercedes-Benz OH 1626 buses — for the city transport, intercity transport and the Jakarta BRT system — are equipped with Allison T280R™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $162 million contract to provide X1100 transmissions to the U.S. Army through 2021

Apr 30, 2020

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

Mercedes-Benz delivers 147 city buses equipped with Allison transmissions to Uruguay

Apr 29, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Brazil is exporting to Uruguay their new OH 1721 low-floor buses. Equipped with Allison Torqmatic® T 270R™ transmissions, the buses were delivered late 2019 and became operational early this year. Full Story