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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

Allison Transmission receives 2018 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Nov 08, 2019

DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a three-time recipient. Full Story

Allison Transmission makes technical delivery of the first series-produced automatic OF 1721 buses for an urban transportation company in Rio

Nov 07, 2019

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. Full Story

New Allison Transmission-equipped Mercedes-Benz Actros NGT with CNG engine launched at Municipalia

Nov 01, 2019

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. Full Story

Allison Transmission will present its fully automatic transmissions at Solutrans

Oct 30, 2019

Allison fully automatic transmissions are recognized worldwide for the benefits they bring to drivers and owners: performance, durability, productivity, maneuverability and comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches new transmission and partnership with Freightliner Trucks at the North America Commercial Vehicle Show

Oct 29, 2019

Allison discusses a new regional haul product and its part in the company’s history of innovation. Full Story

Allison Automatics Account for 65 percent of Medium-Duty Hino Truck Sales in Australia

Oct 24, 2019

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. Full Story

Allison presents complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld 2019

Oct 24, 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. Full Story

Fuel Economy and Cleaner Emissions are Key in New Propane-fueled Thomas Built Bus Paired with an Allison Transmission

Oct 22, 2019

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. Full Story

Allison Automatics and IVECO Astra power global energy projects

Oct 22, 2019

Heavy equipment manufacturer turns to Allison fully automatic transmissions for world’s most challenging construction sites. Full Story

London bus trial confirms fuel savings after retrofitting Allison’s xFE transmission

Oct 18, 2019

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. Full Story

Allison showcases innovative propulsion solutions for military applications at exposition

Sep 16, 2019

At Modern Day Marine 2019, Allison representatives will discuss the company’s current and upcoming automatic transmissions for tracked and wheeled military applications. Full Story

Allison Strengthens Sydney Steel Company’s Commitment to Automatic Trucks

Sep 10, 2019

Marko Steel has chosen an Allison automatic-equipped Isuzu truck to make it easier to deliver heavy steel structures, especially to hilly seaside suburbs. Full Story

Rolling intensive care unit with Allison fully automatic transmission: Gentle transport even for the “heaviest” cases

Sep 10, 2019

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. Full Story

Allison Acquires Walker Die Casting

Sep 09, 2019

Walker is a longtime supplier of aluminum transmission castings critical in the production of Allison’s products. Full Story