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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

Allison Transmission opens Customer Experience Center and Drive Track in Hungary

Jun 10, 2012

Guests had the unique opportunity to learn about Allison products through informative demonstrations and personal driving experiences. Full Story

Allison Transmission at M&T Expo 2012

May 31, 2012

Allison Transmission presents its Off-Road automatic transmission line-up at M&T Expo 2012, Latin America’s largest construction and mining equipment exhibit. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s Australia Ride & Drive draws delegates from across the Asia Pacific region

May 28, 2012

Allison Transmission hosted a highly successful week-long Ride & Drive at Mt. Cotton Training Centre in April. Nearly 40 Allison-equipped commercial vehicles were available to attendees, who also witnessed demonstrations of the efficiency and performance advantages of Allison automatics. Full Story

Allison Transmissions Attract Increased Industry Attention at Beijing Auto Show

May 20, 2012

Vehicles equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions received considerable attention, reflecting the growth trend of automatic transmissions in the commercial vehicle industry in China in recent years. Full Story

Fire brigades and rescue services: ready for any challenge with Allison fully automatic transmissions

Apr 13, 2012

Allison Transmission presents solutions for emergency service vehicles at Germany’s RETTmobil, May 9-11, 2012. Full Story

Allison Transmission set to showcase automatic advantages and efficiency at Melbourne International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show

Apr 03, 2012

Emphasis on fuel efficiency, performance and durability leads world’s major truck manufacturers to choose Allison Transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission Draws Broad Attention at China’s First School Bus Exhibition

Mar 30, 2012

With over 40 years of experience in student transportation, Allison Transmission offers China a superior solution for school bus safety. Full Story

Iturri, Bremach and Allison present the LYNX, an innovative firefighting truck concept

Mar 28, 2012

The launching tour of the new LYNX fire truck visited 8 venues in France and 2 in Spain. The participants were able to drive the vehicle which features Iturri bodywork on a Bremach TRex chassis fitted with an Allison automatic transmission. Full Story

Agrale launches MA15 city bus with an Allison automatic transmission

Mar 28, 2012

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