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Nov 19, 2019
Leader in Road and Public Utilities Machinery Equips Vehicles with Fully Automatic Allison Transmissions
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.
Nov 18, 2019
Retrofitting Allison’s FuelSense® 2.0 software to RCVs cuts fuel consumption by 8.85%
Fife Council’s independent trial on Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks demonstrates how software upgrades
can save thousands of pounds in annual fuel costs.
Nov 14, 2019
Allison celebrates delivery of the 10,000th Allison fully automatic transmission equipped on Japanese large city bus
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.
Nov 08, 2019
Allison Transmission receives 2018 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America
DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a three-time recipient.
Nov 07, 2019
Allison Transmission makes technical delivery of the first series-produced automatic OF 1721 buses for an urban transportation company in Rio
Five Mercedes-Benz OF 1721 buses featuring Allison automatic transmissions were delivered to the urban transportation company in Rio de Janeiro, the Auto Viação Tres Amigos. These are the first units produced by the German company in Brazil.
Nov 01, 2019
New Allison Transmission-equipped Mercedes-Benz Actros NGT with CNG engine launched at Municipalia
Combining Allison automatic transmissions with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines creates the perfect nexus. The new Actros NGT by Mercedes-Benz Trucks, fitted with a CNG engine and an Allison Transmission 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission, helps improve air quality and is significantly quieter than diesel-powered vehicles. The Actros NGT has a 100% CNG range of up to 650 km and reduces CO2 emissions by up to 95%, thanks to the use of biogas.
Oct 30, 2019
Allison Transmission will present its fully automatic transmissions at Solutrans
Allison fully automatic transmissions are recognized worldwide for the benefits they bring to drivers and owners: performance, durability, productivity, maneuverability and comfort.
Oct 29, 2019
Allison Transmission launches new transmission and partnership with Freightliner Trucks at the North America Commercial Vehicle Show
Allison discusses a new regional haul product and its part in the company’s history of innovation.
Oct 24, 2019
Allison Automatics Account for 65 percent of Medium-Duty Hino Truck Sales in Australia
The popularity of Allison automatic transmissions as an option in medium-duty trucks has seen major truck maker, Hino, declare that 65 percent of all of its new Hino 500 Series standard cab trucks are now ordered with Allison Automatics.
Oct 24, 2019
Allison presents complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld 2019
Allison Transmission will present its complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld Europe 2019 and puts latest advances in fuel-saving technology into the limelight.
Oct 22, 2019
Fuel Economy and Cleaner Emissions are Key in New Propane-fueled Thomas Built Bus Paired with an Allison Transmission
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. exclusively selected the Allison 2500 automatic transmission, part of the Pupil Transport/Shuttle Series™, for its new Safe-T-Liner® C2 propane autogas school bus.
Oct 22, 2019
Allison Automatics and IVECO Astra power global energy projects
Heavy equipment manufacturer turns to Allison fully automatic transmissions for world’s most challenging construction sites.
Oct 18, 2019
London bus trial confirms fuel savings after retrofitting Allison’s xFE transmission
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) backs UK customer transmission upgrade programme following Go Ahead London’s up to 7.13% fuel saving on an ADL Enviro200 midibus.
Sep 16, 2019
Allison showcases innovative propulsion solutions for military applications at exposition
At Modern Day Marine 2019, Allison representatives will discuss the company’s current and upcoming automatic transmissions for tracked and wheeled military applications.
Sep 10, 2019
Allison Strengthens Sydney Steel Company’s Commitment to Automatic Trucks
Marko Steel has chosen an Allison automatic-equipped Isuzu truck to make it easier to deliver heavy steel structures, especially to hilly seaside suburbs.
Sep 10, 2019
Rolling intensive care unit with Allison fully automatic transmission: Gentle transport even for the “heaviest” cases
The demands on rescue services are changing as more and more intensive care patients and overweight people need to be transported and receive care. The Bavarian Red Cross has now acquired new, specially designed intensive care vehicles based on the Iveco EuroCargo chassis and equipped with Allison Transmission’s 3000 SeriesTM fully automatic transmissions. The Allison transmission smoothly multiplies engine torque during vehicle start-up and delivers uninterrupted, continuous power shifts.
Sep 09, 2019
Allison Acquires Walker Die Casting
Walker is a longtime supplier of aluminum transmission castings critical in the production of Allison’s products.