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Underground mining: Knauf Gips KG changes tractor fleet to Mercedes Zetros with Allison fully automatic transmissions

Feb 09, 2015

Heavy loads, narrow curves, rugged routes, constant starting and stopping – Knauf Gips KG recognized that towing tractors with manual transmissions had reach the limits of their capabilities in the Hüttenheim mine and decided a change was necessary to two-axle Zetros 1833 4x4 tractors with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Connecticut selects Allison Hybrid-equipped buses for new rapid transit system

Feb 03, 2015

The new fleet of 48 hybrid diesel-electric buses will include 30-foot Gillig buses to provide neighborhood circulator service and 40-foot New Flyer buses to operate connector routes. Full Story

Allison Transmission to celebrate 100th anniversary throughout 2015

Jan 20, 2015

Allison Transmission announced that it will celebrate its centennial throughout 2015 with a variety of special events and activities. Full Story

Allison Transmission: Driver satisfaction and reliability in Sweden

Nov 21, 2014

Stockholm company heeds driver concerns and fleet costs, making Allison Transmission its preferred choice Full Story

Allison Transmission and Cummins receive ARB approval in California for the H 40/50 EP™ system paired with ISB6.7 and ISL9 engines

Nov 13, 2014

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) and Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced that they have received approval from the Air Resources Board (ARB) in California to sell the Allison H 40/50 EP™ hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins ISB6.7 and ISL9 diesel-electric hybrid engines for transit buses and coaches. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces total electrification option for components used with its H 40/50 EP system

Nov 10, 2014

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced availability of a new option to fully electrify components used with its H 40/50 EP hybrid propulsion system for transit buses and coaches. Full Story

From Bergedorf to Blankenese: Over 240 vehicles with Allison fully automatic transmissions keep Hamburg clean

Oct 14, 2014

Hamburg’s municipal waste management company exclusively uses refuse trucks and large road sweepers with Allison fully automatic transmissions due to vehicle availability, reduced maintenance and driving comfort Full Story

Allison-equipped PAZ 3204 buses tested on Russian roads

Sep 30, 2014

As a large number of bus operators are extensively renewing fleets, PAZ 3204 buses with Allison 2100 Series fully automatic transmissions have begun rolling out on city streets Full Story