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Allison Transmission to provide fleet managers with connected capabilities

Jun 12, 2018

Allison Transmission has partnered with multiple North American telematics service providers to deliver transmission health information by year-end. Full Story

Allison Transmission 9832 Oil Field Series™ chosen for Lanzhou Shengda high-tech fracturing truck

Jun 12, 2018

Lanzhou Shengda 3000 fracturing trucks equipped with the Allison 9832 Oil Field Series™ transmission have pumped up the pace of shale oil and gas recovery in China. Full Story

Mercedes-Benz bus with Allison transmission quickly expands to more than 20 transit systems

Jun 08, 2018

Less than a year after Mercedes-Benz and its official dealer COLCAR teamed with Allison Transmission to unveil a new bus for public passenger transport, the Omnibus OF1621 is now in service with more than 20 transit systems. Full Story

Mitsubishi Fuso expands Allison Transmission’s presence in Class 4 and Class 5 truck market

Jun 06, 2018

The Allison transmission makes FUSO the first cabover manufacturer to offer a powerful commercial truck transmission in Class 4 and Class 5. Full Story

After more than 65 years, Allison Transmission continues to develop innovative and adaptive propulsion solutions for defense vehicle fleets

Jun 04, 2018

Known for superior performance and exceptional reliability, Allison automatics continue to evolve to meet the stringent demands of military fleets worldwide. Full Story

David S. Graziosi begins tenure as CEO of Allison Transmission

Jun 01, 2018

He previously served as president and chief financial officer since January 2016. Full Story

Allison produces 2,000th transmission for light commercial bus market in South Korea

May 30, 2018

In celebration of the milestone, Allison held a ceremony for Yoo Jong (Gyeonggi-do Ansan-shi) of Rainbow Tour, its 2,000th light commercial bus customer. Full Story

Allison helps shift Forest Coach Lines into double-deckers

May 25, 2018

One of Sydney’s oldest private bus operators has helped reintroduce double-decker buses on suburban routes, using Allison fully automatic transmissions to maximize efficiency and passenger comfort. Full Story

Crane truck operator hooked on Allison automatics

May 15, 2018

A longtime Sydney truck operator has switched to an Allison-equipped Hino FM to reduce fatigue and gain efficiencies as he transports tiles and building supplies on the increasingly crowded roads of the metro area. Full Story

First Volvo hydrostatic road sweeper with an Allison transmission to debut at IFAT 2018

May 15, 2018

The first Euro 6 hydrostatic sweeper equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission on a Volvo chassis will be shown at IFAT, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, May 14-18. Full Story

MAN presents TGM refuse truck with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission at IFAT 2018

May 15, 2018

With the series release of Allison transmissions, MAN is fulfilling the request of many refuse management fleets for a further drive configuration that offers outstanding performance, reliability and ease of use under severe driving conditions. Full Story

Gaziulaş planning to upgrade its entire public transportation fleet with fully automatic transmission equipped buses

May 14, 2018

Five years after first experiencing the benefits of buses equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions, Gaziantep Transportation Company, an affiliate of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, wants to convert their entire fleet. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces Fred Bohley as next CFO

May 11, 2018

Fred Bohley has been appointed as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Allison Transmission, effective June 1, 2018. Full Story

Isuzu Novociti Life, featuring an Allison transmission, displayed at Busworld Turkey

May 02, 2018

Offering a smooth, comfortable ride for drivers and passengers alike, the Allison T 2100 Torqmatic®-equipped Isuzu Novociti Life was displayed at Busworld Turkey, April 19-21. Full Story

Natural gas-fueled Econic trucks with Allison transmissions help Stuttgart win battle against fine dust pollution

Apr 24, 2018

In a major expansion of its efforts to reduce particulate and noise emissions, AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart plans to acquire 30 additional Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT (Natural Gas Technology) refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3500 fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Lillehammer selects Allison transmission-equipped truck for clearing snow

Apr 13, 2018

Former winter Olympics host town invested in a fully automatic Allison 4000 Series™ for its durability and lower maintenance costs. Full Story

Allison Transmission donates $100,000 in support of minority youth in central Indiana

Mar 28, 2018

To assist the Center for Leadership Development with its mission to foster minority youth in central Indiana, Allison Transmission donated $100,000 during the organization’s 38th annual Minority Achievers Awards and Scholarship Gala on Thursday. Full Story

Navistar to offer an Allison transmission standard with new International® MV Series truck

Mar 08, 2018

Allison has announced that the company’s fully automatic transmission will come standard on International’s new medium-duty vehicle, the International® MV Series. Full Story

Allison Transmission showcases new Magirus fire truck at SICUR 2018

Feb 27, 2018

Equipped with an Allison 3000 Series™ transmission for greater acceleration and enhanced maneuverability, the compact emergency vehicle is ideal for urban environments. Full Story

Prevost / Nova Bus to offer FuelSense 2.0 technology from Allison Transmission beginning in March

Feb 08, 2018

The fuel-saving technology delivers up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software. Full Story