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Dec 22, 2016
Volare exports Allison-equipped school buses to Dubai
Volare, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of small buses, recently sold 35 of its Volver Access school buses to Dubai Taxi Co.’s School Bus Division in the United Arab Emirates.
Dec 21, 2016
Lawrence E. Dewey to retire as Chairman and CEO of Allison Transmission in May 2018
As longest-serving head of Allison, Dewey has led company’s transition from its time as a division of General Motors to an independent public company.
Dec 20, 2016
City Logistics reinvents urban deliveries with a fleet of natural gas trucks equipped with Allison transmissions
Starting out in 2015, the founder of City Logistics wanted easy-to-operate delivery vehicles with efficient and clean technologies. He ordered five natural gas Stralis trucks from Iveco, equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions.
Dec 14, 2016
Allison transmissions prove to be a golden find for Eldorado Mining
Using a fleet of 12 trucks operating as tipper dog units, Eldorado Mining operates as a key contractor for Boral’s Moy Pocket quarry near Kenilworth in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland.
Dec 06, 2016
Interline Bus Service chooses Allison-equipped buses for dependability and increased fuel economy
Based on lower total cost of ownership and proven reliability, Interline Bus Service, primarily serving the burgeoning South Western suburbs of Sydney, made the decision to purchase Allison-equipped Daewoo buses.
Dec 05, 2016
Petersburg Transport Co. reduces costs with Allison transmissions
To evaluate maintenance costs of bus equipped with fully automatic transmission, St. Petersburg Transport Co. (PTK), one of the largest passenger transport companies in northwest Russia, added four Allison-equipped PAZ 3204 to its fleet in 2012 and 2013.
Dec 01, 2016
Smallest CNG mid-range refuse truck in France, equipped with an Allison transmission, to debut at Pollutec 2016
France’s smallest natural gas mid-range truck for refuse collection, the Iveco Eurocargo 120EL21 P, will debut in the Allison Transmission booth (Hall 2, Stand D122) during Pollutec 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo, Nov. 29 - Dec 2.
Nov 16, 2016
Stuttgart airport operates Germany’s first Magirus Superdragon X8 with two Allison transmissions
Stuttgart airport has been operating Germany’s first Magirus Superdragon X8 since July. The 52-ton vehicle, with 8x8 powertrain and four-axle Iveco IM52X8 chassis, is equipped with a twin power pack using Iveco Cursor engines and Allison 4500R fully automatic transmissions.
Nov 09, 2016
Allison Transmission more than doubles its service network in Japan
Allison Transmission recently announced it will expand its authorized service network in Japan from eight to 19 service locations by the end of 2016.
Nov 02, 2016
A transmissão Allison com extraeconomia de combustível será apresentada no novo ônibus Optare Metrocity xFE em exposição na Euro Bus Expo 2016
Testes independentes atestaram que o Metrocity xFE melhora em 8% a economia de combustível
BIRMINGHAM, RU – A Allison Transmission, maior fabricante de transmissões totalmente automáticas para veículos comerciais do mundo, trará as suas mais novas transmissões xFE e Torqmatic® para o Reino Unido pela primeira vez na Euro Bus Expo 2016 (de 1 a 3 de novembro; NEC, Birmingham; estande C70). Na mesma ocasião a fabricante de ônibus britânica Optare apresentará o modelo médio Metrocity xFE no seu estande (A50) para o setor logo após um bem-sucedido teste da versão Euro 6 equipada com a transmissão Allison xFE que possui o pacote de funções FuelSense® Max.
Nov 02, 2016
Allison Transmission to equip new Scania Power Pack for oil and gas industry in South America
Scania Argentina has chosen the fully automatic Allison 4700 OFS (Oil Field Series) transmission for its new Power Pack for the energy market in South America.
Oct 31, 2016
Allison Automatics demonstrate their advantages in snowy, difficult terrain
To demonstrate the superior performance of its fully automatic transmissions in difficult conditions and terrain, Allison Transmission hosted a test driving event at The Transportation Science Research Institute in Shibetsu, Hokkaido earlier this year.
Oct 24, 2016
Allison’s extra fuel-saving transmission is presented in new Optare Metrocity xFE at Euro Bus Expo 2016
Allison will bring its latest xFE and Torqmatic® transmissions to the UK for the first time when it exhibits at the Euro Bus Expo 2016.
Oct 18, 2016
VanDyne SuperTurbo and Allison Transmission to Co-Develop a Vehicle Demonstrator
VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. and Allison Transmission Inc. have announced a collaboration to co-develop a vehicle demonstrator.
Sep 30, 2016
Allison Transmission hires John Coll as senior vice president of global marketing, sales and service
Coll brings more than three decades of sales and marketing expertise, with significant executive and senior-level leadership experience at a number of leading industrial and commercial vehicle companies.
Sep 23, 2016
Allison-equipped Van Hool Altano TX coach: the length of Italy in absolute comfort
The journey is long from the south of Italy to the north. For comfort, fuel efficiency and ease of driving, IAS Touring in Rossano (Cosenza, Italy) chose the new Van Hool TX Altano equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission.
Sep 23, 2016
Gusu district, Suzhou, improves sprinkler truck efficiency with Allison transmissions
To improve its efficiency on urban roads, the Environmental Sanitation Mechanization Institute of Gusu district, Suzhou, began using a sprinkler truck equipped with a fully automatic Allison transmission earlier this year.
Sep 21, 2016
üstra expanding its Hannover fleet with 10 additional hybrid buses equipped with the Allison H 50 EP
After eight years and more than 5 million kilometers, üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG is growing its fleet of buses equipped with the Allison H 50 EP hybrid system.
Sep 21, 2016
Public transportation in Eskişehir becomes more comfortable with Allison transmissions
As part of an ongoing plan to ensure their bus fleet offers the most comfortable ride, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality decided to equip their 20 new ISUZU Citibus vehicles with fully automatic Allison transmissions.
Sep 21, 2016
Allison transmission enables DP Åkeri to be more productive with a smaller engine
When DP Åkeri recently invested in a new Scania G 490 8x4 off-road truck, the company chose a smaller engine with a fully automatic Allison 4000 Series™ transmission to maximize productivity.