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Allison Transmission Introduces Innovative Propulsion Solution for Off-Highway Market

Jul 22, 2021

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce the launch of the TerraTran™, its latest innovation in propulsion solutions purpose built for the global construction and mining markets. Full Story

Allison Automatics Ring True for Belbaker’s Bus Fleet

Jul 20, 2021

Innovative Brisbane bus company, Belbaker, has shifted the majority of its fleet to Allison Automatics because they provide the best comfort and smoother shifts while also delivering strong after-sales service. Full Story

Allison Transmission, the Ideal Choice for Able’s Off-road Buses

Jul 14, 2021

A specialist body builder, which develops off-road and all-wheel buses based on an all-wheel drive truck chassis, has adopted Allison Automatics across its product range to facilitate better off-road traction and drivability. Full Story

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner to Bring Electric Hybrid Buses to Indianapolis Public Transit

Jul 13, 2021

This electric hybrid propulsion system works to improve fuel economy, reduce CO2 emissions Full Story

Coca-Cola Beverage Company Purchases 70 Units of Hyundai Mighty Equipped with Allison’s Fully Automatic Transmission

Jul 13, 2021

Coca-Cola Beverage Company operates Hyundai Mighty trucks at 28 logistics centers across the country. Full Story

Cleaning the German Autobahn A61 with Allison Fully Automatics

Jul 09, 2021

Cleaning and sweeping highways in busy traffic and unpredictable weather conditions is very challenging. For almost two years the DAF 340 FA with Bucher bodywork and Allison fully automatic transmission has successfully been operating on the Autobahn 61 in Germany. Full Story

Allison Transmission Exhibits eGen Power™, Electric Axles for Medium- and Heavy-duty Commercial Vehicles for the First Time in Japan

Jun 25, 2021

Allison Transmission eGen Power™ electric axles are being exhibited at the Automotive Engineering Expo Online as a commitment to realize a zero-emission society Full Story

Three Year French Study Shows Lower Total Cost of Ownership with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

Jun 18, 2021

An unprecedented three-year study with a refuse fleet has shown a 2% reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with the Allison fully automatic transmission compared to an automated manual transmission. Full Story

Sinopec SJP Petroleum Machinery Company Selects Allison 4500 Oil Field Series™ Transmission for its New Light Workover Rig

Jun 04, 2021

Allison Transmission is exhibiting at CIPPE Beijing 2021 (June 8-10) in hall W1, Booth 410. Full Story

Allison Transmission Introduces Next-Generation Hydraulic Fracturing Transmission

Jun 02, 2021

Allison Transmission FracTran™ will drive productivity and deliver sustainability for fracturing fleets Full Story

Allison Transmission Introduces xFE Transmissions for Medium-Duty Trucks

Jun 02, 2021

Fuel-saving, emissions-reducing transmission, proven worldwide on buses, now also offers truck operators an affordable stepping stone on the path towards electrification Full Story

King Long China exports CNG Buses Equipped with Allison Automatics to Guadalajara City in Mexico

May 27, 2021

The delivery of 166 King Long CNG city buses featuring Allison T270R, T280R and T325R will utilize abundant local natural gas supplies and upgrade the public transport in Guadalajara, the second largest city in Mexico Full Story

Allison Transmission Honored with Legacy Award from The American Lung Association in Indiana

May 26, 2021

The company was honored for its commitment to wellness and investments in technology that will lead to cleaner air. Full Story

Allison Transmission Senior Vice President, Product Engineering & Planning, Randall R. Kirk to Retire August 6, 2021

May 24, 2021

Randall R. Kirk, Senior Vice President, Product Engineering & Planning of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) has announced his retirement effective August 6, 2021. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Showcase its Oil Field Series™ (OFS) at the 21st CIPPE Show

May 21, 2021

Dedicated to the oil field equipment industry, Allison will offer its highly acclaimed Allison 9832 Oil Field Series™ transmission Full Story

Indonesia’s Medium Tank Program Features Allison Transmission

May 19, 2021

Allison’s cross-drive transmission powers Indonesia’s Harimau (Black Tiger) Medium Tank. Full Story

Allison Transmission Recognized in Episode of Military Makeover Operation Career airing on Lifetime TV

Apr 28, 2021

The company will be featured in an April 29 episode of a special series chronicling organizations providing employment opportunities to military veterans. Full Story

Allison Safety and Efficiency a Major Plus for Waste Wise

Apr 26, 2021

An innovative waste collection company which specializes in servicing new high-density and restricted access private housing developments in Sydney and Melbourne has selected Allison Automatics for its fleet of Hino 500 Series trucks because of their ease of use and maneuverability in narrow street and tight environments. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives certification from California Air Resources Board for model year 2021 electric hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins engines

Apr 26, 2021

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

Allison Transmission and Emergency One Formalize Collaboration on Electric Axle Integration

Apr 22, 2021

Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle propulsion solutions, in collaboration with Emergency One (UK) Ltd, the market leader in the United Kingdom in the manufacture, service and support of fire and rescue vehicles, is pleased to announce a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Full Story