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Allison Transmission and Randon play major infrastructure role in Brazil

Feb 15, 2013

Randon RK430M model trucks operating at the Rodoanel (beltway) East Stretch at the São Paulo construction site are equipped with Allison 4000 Series fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission and Renault Trucks join for waste collection in Nerja (Malaga)

Feb 12, 2013

The Municipal Cleaning Service of Nerja in Malaga now operates a brand new refuse collection vehicle, fitted with an Allison fully automatic transmission. This is the first Renault Premium 380 equipped with an Allison 4000 Series sold in Spain. Full Story

Allison automatics prove the right call for Action Mining Services

Feb 08, 2013

Allison transmissions enable West Australian mine engineering company to deliver better efficiency and improve safety for mine service trucks and drivers. Full Story

Allison Transmission helps Australian students enjoy safer ride

Jan 22, 2013

South Australian children are now enjoying a safer, smoother ride thanks to a new fleet of Daewoo school buses equipped with Allison transmissions. Full Story

Redi Milk sees the future with Allison automatic transmissions

Jan 20, 2013

A leading Melbourne food distributor is switching from manual to automatic transmissions in its fleet of medium-duty distribution trucks as a result of the increased efficiency, safer operation and lower maintenance costs Allison transmissions deliver. Full Story

Allison Transmission Appoints Fred Bohley to Key Financial Role

Jan 17, 2013

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) announced today Fred Bohley will assume the role of Executive Director, Finance and Investor Relations. Full Story

An Allison Transmission sneak preview at the 119th National Firefighters Convention

Jan 08, 2013

Global supplier of fully automatic transmissions together with Iveco Magirus presented the Allison equipped TLF3000 4x4 emergency response vehicle. Full Story

James Coleman joins Allison Transmission as new Area Manager for the UK and Ireland

Dec 18, 2012

James Coleman joins Allison Transmission as new Area Manager for the UK and Ireland Full Story

Allison Transmission helps New Zealand loggers get the job done

Dec 18, 2012

Allison automatic transmissions help New Zealand logging contractors improve efficiency and safety in the most difficult forestry conditions Full Story

Allison Transmissions –First Choice for Airport Service Vehicles to Improve Productivity & Safety

Dec 16, 2012

With advantages in reliability, safety, maneuverability and low maintenance costs, Allison automatic transmissions ensure efficiency in Chinese airport transportation. Full Story

Agrale launches MA15 city bus with an Allison automatic transmission

Dec 11, 2012

The Agrale MA15 launch took place as part of a customer relationship event organized in four key cities outside Buenos Aires. Full Story

King Long selects fully automatic transmission for new mini coach in the UK

Dec 10, 2012

Kinglong Direct Limited unveils new XMQ6800 8m coach equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission at the Euro Bus Expo 2012 in Birmingham, UK; reputable, high quality componentry is key element of King Long’s international sales strategy. Full Story

Allison Transmission introduces 5th Generation electronic controls

Dec 06, 2012

Allison’s 5th Generation electronic controls include upgraded Transmission Control Module (TCM) hardware and software and a new integral inclinometer, among many other features, to deliver great fuel utilization and vehicle performance with easy OEM integration. Full Story

Allison presents unique hybrid truck and fully automatic road tractor transmissions

Dec 05, 2012

Unveiled at IAA, innovative hybrid truck and fully automatic road tractor transmissions will penetrate new applications and further demonstrate Allison’s focus on delivering technology that helps achieve superior fuel utilization and vehicle efficiency. Full Story

Perlini dumpers with Allison transmissions: A heavy-duty couple

Nov 12, 2012

Four Perlini dump trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions show great reliability, durability and top performance in a quarry near Milan. Full Story

Leading Singapore coach operator switches to Allison fully automatic transmissions

Nov 11, 2012

Allison helps improve efficiency and safety on crowded Singapore roads for Tong Tar Transport Service. Full Story

Allison automatics prove a sweet solution for sugar mill’s train fleet

Oct 24, 2012

Allison’s innovative re-gear for ageing locomotive fleet shows reduced fuel costs of more than 30 percent. Full Story

Reversing transmission (reverse gear unit) instead of turning area: Dual cabin buses with Allison automatic transmissions bring tourists to Mont-Saint-Michel

Oct 23, 2012

Since April Veolia Transport operates six dual cabin buses produced by Contrac GmbH for shuttling visitors to Mont-Saint-Michel. Each of these unique vehicles has two driver cabins while a special gear module reverses the direction of transmission output so the buses can change direction without turning. Full Story

Allison and Iveco Magirus Launch 2012 “Drive to Believe” Road Show

Oct 18, 2012

October 25 will mark the end of a Road Show organized by Allison Transmission and Iveco Magirus, which began October 4 in Madrid. The three-week “Drive to Believe” initiative includes 11 seminars in 10 Spanish cities, focusing on fire and emergency services. Participants will be able to test and compare two Iveco Magirus vehicles, one fitted with a manual gearbox and the other with an Allison fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Allison Continuous Power Technology™ improves natural gas vehicles

Oct 15, 2012

Multiplying engine torque during launch and delivering continuous power shifts when accelerating makes Allison the automatic first choice for commercial-duty CNG/LNG applications. Full Story