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Allison Transmission, Dana Holding Corp. License Rights to NuVinci® Technology from Fallbrook Technologies

Sep 28, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN), and Fallbrook Technologies Inc. today announced the formation of strategic relationships to develop, manufacture, and commercialize high-efficiency transmissions for passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and off-highway equipment. Full Story

From Ku’damm to Alexanderplatz: Over 620 vehicles equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions keep Berlin streets clean

Sep 25, 2012

Berliner Stadtreinigung relies on a fleet of CNG refuse collection trucks and has one of the largest Allison-equipped vehicle fleets in Europe. Full Story

Allison Transmission Keeps Tangshan City Buses Running Smoothly – after 5,000,000 Kilometers

Sep 24, 2012

Allison transmissions have ensured safe and efficient service for Tangshan public transport over the past five years, while reducing fleet costs. Full Story

Allison Helps Transport 300 Tons of Oversized Cargo

Sep 18, 2012

Introduced by Shaanqi, the first oversized cargo tractor in China equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission carries the promise of making a breakthrough in the market. Full Story

Safety and performance drive transmission choice for high-level prison transport

Sep 12, 2012

High security prison trucks are specified with Allison fully automatic transmissions to ensure the highest levels of safety and control. Full Story

Everything is green in Hannover with Allison hybrid buses

Sep 10, 2012

Back in 2008, the first Allison H 50 EP-equipped 18-meter articulated Solaris Urbino hybrid bus went into service at “üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG” (short: üstra). After the results of intensive testing, scientifically attended by the Fraunhofer institute, an additional 10 Allison hybrid buses were added to the bus fleet in September 2011. Today the 11 hybrid buses have already accumulated over 750,000 kilometers (466,028 miles) of service and transported approximately 5 million passengers. Full Story

Andrade Gutierrez finds concrete mixer equipped with Allison automatic transmission delivers 8.8% more with 2.5% less fuel

Sep 07, 2012

Following a demonstration period, Andrade Gutierrez touts the availability, durability, productivity and lower fuel consumption of an Allison automatic-equipped concrete mixer truck which exceeded all expectations. The automatic outperformed an equivalent truck with a manual transmission in an industry plagued with operational failures. Full Story

Allison Transmission Gaining Momentum in Thailand’s Bus Market

Aug 20, 2012

Green Bus Company launches its first 15-meter intercity buses equipped with Allison transmissions. Full Story

CNHTC and Allison Showcase HOVA60 Mining Vehicle

Aug 08, 2012

Allison-equipped CNHTC HOVA60 automatic mining dump trucks prove popular with operators who want to improve safety, operability and efficiency in difficult applications Full Story

U.S. fire brigade in Germany plays it safe – with Allison automatics

Jul 26, 2012

Exotic vehicles, international guidelines, dual educated fire fighters – A few things are different at the U.S. Army’s fire brigade. But there are also many similarities with German fire brigades; one of them is the appreciation for fully automatic transmissions. Numerous vehicles equipped with Allison automatics support the U.S. Army fire fighters in Germany – the youngest transmissions have only been in use for a few months, the oldest for more than 25 years. Full Story

IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012 - Allison: Driving transmission technology

Jul 26, 2012

Leading fully automatic transmission manufacturer highlights advanced technology as the key to saving fuel, emissions and time. At the 64th International Motor Show (IAA) from Sept. 20-27 in Hannover, Germany, Allison Transmission will present its hybrid propulsion systems, all new controls and innovative transmission architectures for commercial vehicles in booth E54, outdoor area south. Full Story

ALLISON TRANSMISSIONS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE OFFERING IN FREIGHTLINER NATURAL GAS VEHICLES

Jul 26, 2012

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Allison Transmission brings safe riding to treacherous mountain roads of Hakone

Jul 18, 2012

New Hakone Tozan Buses equipped with Allison automatic transmissions provide smooth service even on narrow roads. Full Story

A view from a Swedish tow truck operator: make fully automatic transmissions the standard

Jul 05, 2012

Increased driver comfort and productivity, easy operation on ice and lower maintenance costs lead to specification of more trucks with Allison transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission Launches Production of 1000 and 2000 Series in Chennai

Jul 03, 2012

Allison Transmission today announced its Chennai, India manufacturing facility is now producing the Allison 1000 and 2000 Series transmissions. Company’s popular fully-automatic transmission, designed for commercial vehicles with gross weights up to 33,000 lbs (15,000 kg), is being produced at state-of-the-art manufacturing facility Full Story

İZULAŞ fleet continues to grow with Allison transmission equipped DORUK buses

Jul 03, 2012

Twenty Otokar Doruk LE city buses are delivered to Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city; order reflects Turkish OEM’s positive experience since 2009 with Allison Torqmatic® Series. Full Story

Allison Automatic Transmission Adopted in High-Speed Route Bus in Japan

Jun 27, 2012

Enables Stress-Free, Safe Travel Experience on Commuter Route to Nagoya Full Story

Allison Transmission Hosts Australia Ride & Drive for Key Industry Players

Jun 20, 2012

Allison Transmission will showcase automatic transmission advantages in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles for key transport industry operators, manufacturers and media in a week-long event on Australia’s Gold Coast. Full Story

Mercedes-Benz Axor 2533L equipped with Allison fully automatic transmission is presented at TECMA 2012

Jun 19, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Axor 2533L chassis, now available with Allison 3200 fully automatic transmission, offers a versatile truck for multiple applications including refuse collection and municipal services. Full Story

Turkey’s first CNG refuse trucks are equipped with Allison transmissions

Jun 18, 2012

Nine new Iveco Stralis trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series fully automatic transmissions have been delivered to Bolu Municipality. Full Story