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Allison Transmission Prices Initial Public Offering

Mar 23, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) announced today that it has priced its initial public offering of 26,100,000 shares of common stock at $23 per share. Full Story

Allison Transmission Wins Golden Peacock Quality Award

Mar 22, 2012

Allison Transmission India starts off the year with flying colors, winning the Golden Peacock National Quality Award for Total Quality. Full Story

Solaris Buses with Allison Hybrid System Now Operating in Oslo

Mar 08, 2012

Five 18 metre Solaris Urbino hybrid city buses equipped with Allison’s proven H 50 EP system are now operating in Oslo, Norway. Full Story

Veolia Transdev - Shorelink Buses save fuel with switch to Allison Automatics

Feb 27, 2012

Veolia Transdev - Shorelink Buses, a division of global transport company Veolia Transdev, is recording better fuel economy, improved performance, and more efficiency since adding three new Iveco buses fitted with Allison T375R fully automatic transmissions to its bus fleet earlier this year. Full Story

Hertz embraces Allison as the automatic choice for its truck rental fleet

Feb 19, 2012

One of Australia's largest truck rental companies has committed to changing its light and medium duty truck fleet from manual to automatic transmissions following a successful trial of a number of Allison equipped UD Trucks. Full Story

Allison Transmission Launches PTS Automatic for China School Buses

Feb 14, 2012

School Bus safety is a key reason why Allison Transmission is introducing the Pupil Transport/Shuttle Series (PTS) of fully automatic transmissions in China. Full Story

School Buses with Allison Automatics Provide Safe Student Transport

Feb 02, 2012

More than half a million school buses provide reliable, dependable, and most importantly, safe transportation for students across North America daily – and nearly 100% of these school buses are equipped with automatic transmissions. Full Story

Future municipal vehicles discussed at Allison Transmission Symposium

Jan 27, 2012

More than 100 private and municipal fleet decision-makers, as well as vehicle manufacturers and body builders, met at the SASE facility in Germany to discuss trends and developments in the refuse collection industry and their impact on the future during the 7th Allison Transmission Symposium. Full Story

First Irisbus Iveco GX127 in Italy equipped with an Allison fully-automatic transmission

Jan 15, 2012

Li-nea, the public transportation operator in Florence, is already transporting passengers with Italy’s first Irisbus Iveco GX127 bus. Completely satisfied with the Allison-equipped version, two more have just been delivered. Full Story

Fire Engines Faster and Safer with Allison Automatic Transmissions

Vehicles equipped with fully automatic transmissions are a perfect choice for fire fighting applications. Dependability and fast acceleration ensure fire engines are ready and waiting for the next emergency and are able to respond promptly. Full Story

Avon minimizes waste with Allison

An Australian waste management company relies on Allison-equipped refuse vehicles to service regional areas due to demonstrated reliability and ease of use in stop-start work cycles. Full Story

Allison Transmission, Iturri Group and Bremach present new LYNX to French firefighters

Allison Transmission, Bremach and Iturri have toured France introducing the LYNX – a new light multipurpose truck – to fire and emergency markets. Full Story

Transportes Olivos equips its refuse trucks with Allison automatic Transmissions

Technicians from the urban hygiene and refuse collection service company explain their decision to opt for automatic trucks was based on five fundamental aspects: low maintenance costs, vehicle uptime, increased comfort, productivity and safety for their drivers. Full Story

New Randon/Perlini trucks delivered in Brazil with Allison automatic transmissions

The first two Italian designed dump-trucks have been delivered to the Candiota Mine in Rio Grande do Sul. With a payload capacity of up to 65 metric tons, they rely on the durability and efficiency of the Allison 6000 Series. Full Story

Allison showcases 5th Generation electronic controls in Brisbane

Allison’s recently introduced advanced transmission control system enhances driver interface, reduces fuel consumption and eases OEM integration. Full Story

Allison Transmission and İlkerler Automotive together at IDEF’13

Allison Transmission and its authorized distributor in Turkey will exhibit at the International Defense Industry Exhibition (IDEF'13) May 7-10 at the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center. Full Story

Allison Transmission to leave its mark at ARÜS-DER’12 Exhibition

Allison Transmission is the main sponsor of ARÜS-DER’12 – the only exhibition dedicated to bodybuilders and specialty vehicles in Turkey. Full Story

Allison Transmission and PENVEN present fully automatic solutions for construction professionals at Intermat 2012

Global automatic transmission manufacturer and its regional distributor present Allison’s range of transmissions specifically designed for the construction market at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, from April 16 – 22. Full Story

Allison Transmission opens Colombian office intensifying South American expansion

In early 2012, Allison Transmission marked an important milestone with the addition of an operational branch in Bogotá, Colombia. The new office follows the company's expansion plan for South America, consolidating the continent’s three foremost regions: Brazil, the Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay and Chile) and the Andean Community. Full Story

Allison Transmission supports fighting forest fires in Turkey

Equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions, which increase acceleration and maneuverability in emergency vehicles, 19 BMC Pro 625 4x4 model fire trucks have taken their place among the General Directorate of Forestry fleet. Full Story