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Distribution company quickly expands its investment in Allison-equipped vehicles

Jun 05, 2016

After purchasing its first Allison-equipped truck just six months ago, haulage contractor Flygfrakt has already bought an additional three vehicles with fully automatic Allison transmissions. Full Story

Mid West Transport Services benefits from buying Allison automatics

Jun 03, 2016

Sydney-based transport company vows to never buy another manual transmission since switching its fleet of rigid manual distribution trucks to Allison Automatics following a successful two-year trial of 10 Allison-equipped UD PK Automatics Full Story

Allison Transmission and Doosan step up defense cooperation for armed forces

May 25, 2016

Allison supplies fully automatic transmissions for the Cheonmu, a next-generation multi-rocket launching vehicle developed by Doosan Full Story

World's first Allison-equipped factory MAN truck begins service with Zell am Ziller volunteer fire brigade

May 25, 2016

First introduced at Interschutz 2015, the MAN TGS truck equipped with an Allison 4000 Series™ hits the road in Tyrol, Austria Full Story

Allison Transmission showcases new xFE technology for fuel savings in bus fleets worldwide

May 24, 2016

Allison Transmission introduced its new fully automatic xFE models designed for best-in-class fuel economy during the 2016 China Beijing International Exhibition on Buses, Trucks and Components, May 23-25. Full Story

Allison Automatics make driver recruitment easier according to Bidvest transport operators

May 18, 2016

Australian transport operators are increasingly trending toward automatic transmissions for trucks working in the distribution sector, underlined by yet another leading food distribution company switching to Allison fully automatic transmissions in an effort to improve driver recruitment, reduce vehicle downtime and increase efficiency Full Story

Tasmanian Emergency Service remains safe with Allison Automatics

May 13, 2016

The pressure of having largely volunteer drivers and crews responding to emergency situations has been one of the prime motivations behind a Tasmanian State Emergency Service (SES) unit specifying an Allison Automatic in its latest response truck Full Story

Allison Transmission answers Romaquip’s call to equip 4-cylinder DAF LFs

May 10, 2016

DAF, Allison and Romaquip collaboration leads to new curbside recycling trucks across UK Full Story

Electric truck equipped with Allison transmission reduces emissions in Munich

May 04, 2016

Allison fully automatic transmissions play important role in success of short-haul electric truck for SCHERM Group and its client, BMW Full Story

Allison Transmission and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrate shared heritage with a ceremony

Apr 22, 2016

Representatives of Allison Transmission and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrated their shared heritage and recent centennial milestones this week with a ceremony to honor the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Full Story

Tecnologias das transmissões automáticas Allison são apresentadas na Expoagro

Apr 18, 2016

Metalfor, Praba, Ombu, Caimán e Pla apresentaram equipamentos agrícolas de alta tecnologia equipados com transmissões Allison BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – A Allison Transmission, maior fabricante mundial de transmissões automáticas para veículos comerciais, apresentou inovações tecnológicas avançadas na Expoagro 2016, maior feira agrícola a céu aberto da Argentina. Full Story

Allison Transmission to unveil new Off-Highway Series model, highlight new applications with leading OEMs at Bauma 2016

Apr 15, 2016

Allison to introduce 6630ORS, specified for largest 55-ton-capacity articulated dump truck, Bell moves its B40E and B45E to the Allison 7-speed 4700ORS transmission –plus MAN TGS mining truck with 4500 model transmission to be on display Full Story

Malta Public Transport upgrades fleet to Allison-equipped Otokar Vectio C buses

Apr 14, 2016

Malta Public Transport (MPT) purchased 143 Otokar Vectio C buses equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions to navigate the narrow, hilly streets on the Mediterranean islands of Malta and Gozo. Full Story

Muğla Municipality buses achieve 15 percent fuel economy improvement with Allison transmissions

Apr 14, 2016

Muğla Metropolitan Municipality reports approximately 15 percent fuel economy improvement with Allison-equipped Otokar Doruk LE buses since delivery in Nov. 2015, compared to its previous manual vehicles Full Story

First Van Hool TX coaches equipped with Allison transmissions delivered in UK

Apr 14, 2016

Within months of becoming an option on Van Hool TX coaches, Richmond’s Coaches orders vehicles with Allison fully automatic transmissions, for smoother journeys and driver ease Full Story

Allison Automatics attract Australian truck buyers in greater numbers

Apr 12, 2016

Australian truck dealerships find it increasingly easier to convince buyers of the merits of Allison fully automatic transmissions Full Story

Allison Transmission backs Jereh’s Complete Oil & Gas Solutions

Apr 12, 2016

Recently, Jereh Group launched the new Allison-equipped 2500 model fracturing truck at its Yantai headquarters. Full Story

Allison Transmission gains ground in MAN mining trucks; selected for TGS 6x6 mining trucks in Russia

Apr 12, 2016

On behalf of MAN, Toni Maurer modified two Euro 5 MAN TGS dump trucks for the Russian market, both equipped with Allison 4500 fully automatic transmissions, which deliver the best performance under the toughest conditions. Full Story

From Sahara to Siberia: Drillmec rigs with Allison transmissions already meet new ATEX standards

Apr 12, 2016

The surprisingly delicate work of oil extraction requires durable, reliable and safe machinery and components. That is why Drillmec, leading global producer of drilling and workover rigs for on- and off-shore applications, has been choosing Allison fully automatic transmissions to power its equipment for the last 20 years. Full Story

Allison Transmission selected again by Servair for its newest airport service vehicle

Apr 08, 2016

Servair, part of the Air France group, has added an Allison-equipped IVECO Stralis 6x2 AD 260 S31 Y/PS to its fleet of 300 heavy-vehicles. Full Story