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Allison Transmission hires John Coll as senior vice president of global marketing, sales and service

Sep 30, 2016

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. Full Story

Allison-equipped Van Hool Altano TX coach: the length of Italy in absolute comfort

Sep 23, 2016

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. Full Story

Gusu district, Suzhou, improves sprinkler truck efficiency with Allison transmissions

Sep 23, 2016

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. Full Story

üstra expanding its Hannover fleet with 10 additional hybrid buses equipped with the Allison H 50 EP

Sep 21, 2016

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. Full Story

Public transportation in Eskişehir becomes more comfortable with Allison transmissions

Sep 21, 2016

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. Full Story

Allison transmission enables DP Åkeri to be more productive with a smaller engine

Sep 21, 2016

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. Full Story

Extra heavy-duty trucks featuring Allison transmissions expand Megatranz fleet

Sep 07, 2016

A market leader in transporting large and extra heavy-duty parts and equipment, Megatranz Transportes has added two Allison transmission-equipped Kenworth C500 trucks to its fleet. Full Story

Allison selected by ReTech to provide transmissions for a growing variety of specialty vehicles

Aug 30, 2016

Allison Transmission has been selected by ReTech, a leading Korean road equipment manufacturer, to expand the number of fully automatic transmissions it supplies for the company’s specialty vehicles. Full Story

Автоматическая коробка передач Allison с пакетом опций FuelSense позволяет сократить расход топлива автобуса НефАЗ до 11 %

Aug 28, 2016

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Attendees of IAA 2016 can accelerate their knowledge of automatic transmissions with Allison

Aug 26, 2016

Attendees of IAA 2016 can learn about the many benefits of Allison transmissions at the company’s two-story booth (FG P90, FG P86), Sept. 22-29. Full Story

New Allison-equipped mixer truck to be featured at Concrete Show

Aug 23, 2016

The new Allison transmission-equipped VW Constellation 26.280 6x4 concrete mixer truck will be featured at three booths during Concrete Show South America, Aug. 24-26 at the Exhibition Center Sao Paulo Expo. Full Story

Rio wins trash hauling with Comlurb and Allison-equipped trucks

Aug 15, 2016

Athletes and spectators aren’t seeing trash pile up at the venues where they are competing and cheering. Comlurb, Rio’s sanitation company, is using trucks equipped with Allison transmissions to efficiently collect, compact and haul away garbage. Full Story

Allison Transmission celebrates 60 years of Down Under dependability

Aug 08, 2016

After more than 60 years of operating Down Under, Allison Transmission has built an enviable reputation for supplying and supporting fully automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles in a wide range of applications and conditions. Full Story

Borg Manufacturing chooses Allison Transmission to improve efficiency and aid in driver recruitment

Jul 01, 2016

Borg Manufacturing, one of Australia’s largest manufacturers of panels and cupboard components for the kitchen and building industry, has bucked an industry trend by operating its own transport operation – and is specifying Allison Automatics in its trucks to enhance efficiency and aid in driver recruitment. Full Story

Leading OEMs select Allison Transmission for their municipal and refuse vehicles at IFAT

Jun 28, 2016

World's first Mercedes-Benz Antos equipped with an Allison 3000 Series™ was on display, as well as a new Bucher Municipal single-engine road sweeper equipped with an Allison 3500 Full Story

Allison-equipped road sweeper with single engine improves ease of use and efficiency for daily street cleaning in Herne

Jun 28, 2016

Prototype was developed by entsorgung herne in cooperation with Allison Transmission, Bucher Municipal and Daimler Full Story

Allison Transmission reduces bus fuel consumption by 11 percent with FuelSense® technology in Kazan

Jun 10, 2016

Following a comparison between their buses equipped with a standard automatic transmission and one equipped with an Allison transmission featuring FuelSense® Max, Public Transport Enterprise No. 4 experienced fuel economy improvements of 11 percent. Full Story

Allison displays fully automatic transmissions for military vehicles at Eurosatory 2016

Jun 08, 2016

Visitors to this year’s Eurosatory, the Land and Air-land Defense and Security show held in Paris from June 13-17, will see an Allison X200™ cross-drive transmission for tracked military applications, as well as a 3000 Series™ transmission for wheeled military applications, at the Allison Transmission exhibit in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion (stand C518). Full Story

Allison Transmission to showcase its products at AgroActiva 2016

Jun 08, 2016

Fully automatic Allison transmissions will also be featured in vehicles on display from leading industry manufacturers Full Story

Allison Transmission-equipped Mercedes-Benz Antos debuts at IFAT

Jun 08, 2016

With an OM 936 engine at 7.7 liters and 260 kW (354 hp), the 26-ton Mercedes-Benz Antos recently debuted with a fully automatic Allison 3000 Series™ transmission at IFAT, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, May 30-June 3. Full Story