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Allison Transmission presents UROVESA K6 IS forest firefighting vehicle at SICUR 2020

Feb 27, 2020

Allison Transmission was at the SICUR exhibition to present the UROVESA K6 IS off-road forest firefighting vehicle. Fitted with Allison 3000 Series™ transmission, the vehicle is ideal for negotiating rough terrain and accessing emergency areas rapidly and safely. Full Story

A Municipal Transport Operator from Chelyabinsk Upgrades Its Fleet with LNG Buses Equipped with Allison Automatics

Feb 13, 2020

As part of a major fleet upgrade, the Chelyabinsk city transport operator Public Municipal Transport received its first LNG MAZ-203 buses equipped with the Allison fully-automatic transmissions. Full Story

Rally-winning trucks prove the advantages of having an Allison fully automatic in the toughest conditions

Feb 05, 2020

The Dakar Rally and Africa Eco Race, both famous for punishing machinery, affirm the superior usability and durability of Allison Automatics Full Story

Indian K9 Vajra Howitzers with Allison cross-drive transmission delivered early to Indian Army

Feb 04, 2020

Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) recently delivered 51 K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 cal tracked self-propelled howitzers equipped with Allison Automatics to the Indian Army in advance of schedule. Full Story

Allison Transmission, Inc. Launches Next Generation iSCAAN Program to Optimize Vehicle Performance

Feb 03, 2020

Allison Transmission, Inc. announced a significant revision to its industry-leading iSCAAN program. Designed to assist Allison Transmission and its business partners, the iSCAAN (internet System for Computerized Application ANalysis) program optimizes vehicle configurations, evaluates vehicle acceptability and predicts vehicle performance for over 20 vocational applications. Full Story

Munck Truck receives Allison automatic transmission for greater mobility and safety

Jan 31, 2020

The search for increased safety of operations, as well as reduced consumption and maintenance, led Super G to acquire nine VW Constellation 31.280, trucks featuring Allison automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission Provides Inspection Service to Busan Bus Fleets

Jan 22, 2020

As part of the company’s inspection service initiative, Allison Transmission technicians provided pre-inspection services to bus fleets in Busan. Allison Transmission has planned the pre-inspection service to introduce the strength of the fully automotive transmission to bus companies in the Busan area and to strengthen brand royalties for existing customers. Allison Transmission will expand its inspection service to trucks and refuse trucks afterward, and conduct it nationwide. Full Story

Allison automatics provide driver comfort during concrete transport

Jan 21, 2020

Because they are environmentally friendly and comfortable, trucks with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions are replacing vehicles with Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) transmissions as H. Grann Åkeri in Stockholm renews their concrete transport fleet. Full Story

Front-engine bus with Allison’s automatic transmission receives praise from fleet owners and drivers

Jan 16, 2020

The Agrale MA 17 model with automatic transmission, evaluated by Transportes Urbanos de Araçatuba, based in the interior of Sao Paulo, impresses with its performance and comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s women board members named in directory of the most influential directors

Jan 07, 2020

Allison Transmission is proud to announce that two members of the company’s Board of Directors, Judy Altmaier and Carolann Haznedar, received recognition in WomenInc. Magazine’s directory of the Most Influential Corporate Directors. Full Story

Allison transmissions conquer Australia’s rugged Pilbara for trucks hire fleet

Dec 09, 2019

Remote area hire company, Karratha Machinery Hire, chose Allison Automatics for all of its medium-duty truck hire fleet because of their ability to cope with low-traction conditions, high temperatures and variable driver skills. Full Story

Allison Transmission to meet tourism transporters across Turkey

Dec 06, 2019

Allison Transmission goes for a roadshow in Turkey to experience the advantages of fully automatic transmissions in tourism transportation with users. Full Story

Allison Transmission and Department of Defense to upgrade propulsion systems

Dec 05, 2019

Allison will provide upgraded X200 transmissions for the United States Army’s tracked military applications. Full Story

Fisheries utilize Allison transmissions in live fish transport, marking further growth in the Korean Specialty Market

Nov 27, 2019

Yongjin Fisheries operates five-ton live fish transport trucks in Jeju, and Baek Cheol-yong, CEO of the company, introduced trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions in 2011. “Allison Automatics are the safest, most convenient, cost-effective and durable,” says Baek. Full Story

Cleaning Service Provider, Yangcheon Environment Chooses Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions for Refuse Trucks

Nov 27, 2019

Faster acceleration, better vehicle control and increased productivity are among the reasons cleaning service provider, Yangcheon Environment chooses Allison fully automatic transmissions in their refuse trucks. This adoption is the first time for Yangcheon Environment to choose an Allison Transmission product in their vehicles. Full Story

Independent scrapyard improved operational efficiency with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions

Nov 25, 2019

An independent scrapyard operator switched to an Allison Transmission equipped five-ton crane to reduce fatigue and gain efficiencies as he transports tiles and building supplies on the increasingly crowded roads of the metro area in Korea. Full Story

Allison Transmission Korea Sponsors 2019 County and Lestar Lovers Club Event

Nov 19, 2019

Allison Transmission Korea announced their sponsorship of the 2019 County and Lestar Lovers Club event. The two-day event was held at the Gwangdeok Rest Area in Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do. Full Story

Leader in Road and Public Utilities Machinery Equips Vehicles with Fully Automatic Allison Transmissions

Nov 19, 2019

Merkator Holding, a Russian leading manufacturer of multipurpose road machinery for highway cleaning and public utilities machines, has modified its vehicles based on KAMAZ 6520 chassis together with Allison Transmission: they replaced the OE-built gear box with the fully automatic Allison 4000 SeriesTM. Full Story

Retrofitting Allison’s FuelSense® 2.0 software to RCVs cuts fuel consumption by 8.85%

Nov 18, 2019

Fife Council’s independent trial on Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks demonstrates how software upgrades can save thousands of pounds in annual fuel costs. Full Story

Allison celebrates delivery of the 10,000th Allison fully automatic transmission equipped on Japanese large city bus

Nov 14, 2019

Allison Transmission Japan and Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Co. Ltd jointly celebrated the delivery of the 10,000th T-model on Mitsubishi Fuso’s bus. The ceremony was held at the Isehara Branch of Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu. Full Story