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07 Oct, 2020
Allison Transmission Announces Chief People Officer, Lorraine Parker-Clegg
Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Lorraine Parker-Clegg joined the company as Chief People Officer in Human Resources on October 5, 2020. She will be responsible for the Global Human Resources agenda in support of the worldwide Allison team.
06 Oct, 2020
Allison Transmission launches eGen PowerTM, Its New Zero Emission Electric Axles for Medium and Heavy-Duty Commercial Trucks
eGen PowerTM is the second product offering under the recently announced Allison eGen TM brand of fully electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion.
02 Oct, 2020
Allison Transmission receives innovation award for on-board energy conversion in military tactical vehicles
Allison’s 3200 Specialty Series™ transmission converts mechanical energy from the vehicle’s engine into electrical energy to create a fully integrated generator.
28 Sep, 2020
Allison Transmission Builds on Demonstrated Performance and Improved Shift Quality with Newly Formulated Automatic Transmission Fluid
TES 668™ utilizes the latest developments in synthetic fluid formulation and additive technologies to meet the needs of current and future applications.
23 Sep, 2020
Shanghai Urban Sanitation improves efficiency of high-pressure sprinkler fleet with Allison 3000 SeriesTM transmission
The 2nd Division of Jinghuan Sanitation Company, a branch of Shanghai Jing'an Urban Development Group, initially purchased two refuse compactors equipped with Allison tranmissions two years back. To further enhance its urban sanitation efficiency, the organization added four Dongfeng high-pressure sprinklers equipped with Allison automatic transmissions in the second half of 2019.
07 Sep, 2020
UD Trucks offers Allison fully automatic transmissions with new Quon 8x4 8.0-litre engine for added vocational appeal
UD Trucks has launched a version of its popular Quon 8x4 heavy-duty model and, for the first time, is offering the Allison 3200 Series automatic transmission coupled to its 8.0-litre engine.
04 Sep, 2020
UROVESA to supply Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTACs fitted with Allison automatic transmissions
Galician company UROVESA, a provider of special off-road vehicles for civil and defense missions worldwide, has secured a contract to supply the Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTAC ST5s fitted with Allison 1000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Transdiesel, Allison’s official distributor in Spain, played a key role as advisor to UROVESA in this project.
26 Aug, 2020
Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner on Next Generation Electric Hybrid Buses
IndyGo recently selected Allison’s H 40 EP electric hybrid propulsion solution to power 27 new buses and will be a lead fleet partner for Allison’s revolutionary new electric hybrid product, eGen FlexTM.
25 Aug, 2020
Allison Transmission launches eGen Flex, its new Zero Emission-capable electric hybrid system, providing bus fleets with full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones and depot operation
eGen Flex will be the initial product offering under the new Allison eGen brand of electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion.
24 Aug, 2020
Vehicle testing begins at Allison Transmission’s newly opened and state-of-the-art Indianapolis facility
Allison Transmission’s Vehicle Environmental Test Center is now available for Allison and its partners to conduct consistent and repeatable testing in real-world and extreme conditions, all in one location.
24 Aug, 2020
ESHOT again chooses Allison-equipped city buses
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality ESHOT General Directorate benefits from Allison fully automatic transmission in Otokar Sultan City buses serving on inner-city routes due to driver and passenger comfort and maneuverability on narrow roads.
20 Aug, 2020
Hybrid refuse trucks with Allison Automatics: As jolt-free as a fully electric truck; as economical and reliable as a diesel
Starting in mid-August 2020, three new hybrid refuse vehicles are joining the refuse collection fleet of the Swiss city of Thun. The vehicles are powered by Euro 6d diesel engines with Allison fully automatic transmissions, but the refuse collection body is working fully electric. Heated handholds for the loading crew at the rear, in addition to a drawer to dry wet gloves, show what else the city is able to provide its employees to increase comfort and efficiency.
12 Aug, 2020
Busfleet Australia fully shifts to Allison Automatics
Sydney-based specialist coach hire business, Busfleet Australia, commits to Allison Automatics in its coach fleet because of the ease of operation and reliability they deliver.
11 Aug, 2020
Allison Transmission urges truck fleet operators to review transmission servicing intervals
Biffa’s UK fleet cuts £200,000 per year from transmission servicing costs with Allison Transmission’s help
11 Aug, 2020
Hino gives Australian fire fighters and outback workers a safer and easier to drive with an Allison Automatic
Hino aims to make the lives of Australia’s bushfire fighters safer and more comfortable by launching a new version of its 4x4 500 Series GT model, with Allison fully automatic transmission now fitted as standard equipment.
20 Jul, 2020
Allison Transmission equips 49 Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks acquired by the City of Goiânia
The capital city of Goiania, State of Goiás, just purchased 49 Mercedes-Benz Atego 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions. The new vehicles will be operated by the Companhia de Urbanização de Goiânia – Comurg, the Urbanization Company of Goiania
15 Jul, 2020
INTERNATIONAL® RH™ SERIES NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW ALLISON 3414 REGIONAL HAUL SERIES™ TRANSMISSION
Equipment Combination Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Power and Uptime
08 Jul, 2020
Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software provides 12% fuel savings for Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
An independent test carried out by Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence showed that FuelSense® 2.0 software, developed by Allison Transmission, allowed up to 12 percent fuel savings for some of the French city’s municipal vehicles.
07 Jul, 2020
Aomori roadside assistance provider praises durability of Allison transmissions
Cites improved drive-ability, greater safety and lower running costs.
29 Jun, 2020
New Volvo VHD series for the USA market receives Allison automatic transmissions
Volvo VHD heavy-duty trucks, recently introduced to the American consumers, have the option of incorporating Allison fully automatic transmissions.