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Allison Automatic Equipped Buses Made their Mark in Kropyvnytsky

30 Mar, 2021

MAZ buses with an Allison automatic transmission proved themselves reliable and comfortable in the three years they operated in the fleet of a municipal public transport operator in Kropyvnytsky (Kirovograd Region, Ukraine). Full Story

Why a Busan Local Switched to an Allison Fully Automatic Transmission After Driving a Manual for 17 Years

30 Mar, 2021

Sang Jin Lee, who has been driving a manual truck for 17 years, has been very satisfied since he purchased the Hyundai Mighty Auto truck with an Allison fully automatic transmission in August 2020 Full Story

Leading Sydney Providores Shift to Allison Transmissions for Deliveries

16 Mar, 2021

One of Sydney’s leading suppliers of fruit and vegetables to restaurants and eateries, Pro Bros Providores is switching its truck fleet to Hyundai Mighty light trucks, equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions, to ensure more efficient operation in the city’s busy and increasingly crowded traffic. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Present at Bank Of America’s Global Industrials Conference

15 Mar, 2021

David S. Graziosi, President & Chief Executive Officer, and G. Frederick Bohley, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, will present at the Bank of America Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, March 16 Full Story

Bakı Vinç Overcomes Every Challenge with Grove Cranes Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

12 Mar, 2021

Bakı Vinç successfully completes many operations in industrial areas with Grove cranes equipped with Allison 4000 Specialty Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Hyundai Mighty with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions Sells More Than 1,000 Units in Six Months

24 Feb, 2021

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São Paulo Fire Corps Renews Fleet with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

18 Feb, 2021

The São Paulo Fire Corps acquired 12 new trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions for fighting fires and responding to emergencies. Full Story

Lawrence E. Dewey to Retire as Allison Transmission Chairman of the Board and named Chairman Emeritus; David S. Graziosi to Become Chairman of the Board following 2021 Annual Meeting

16 Feb, 2021

Lawrence E. Dewey has notified the company's board of directors of his decision to not stand for re-election at the company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. Dewey joined the board in October, 2007 as Allison Transmission’s President, CEO and Chairman following the purchase of the Allison business by The Carlyle Group and Onex Corporation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Partners with American Rheinmetall Vehicles to Produce the Propulsion System for Lynx OMFV Offering

16 Feb, 2021

Allison’s newest electric hybrid cross-drive transmission is selected by American Rheinmetall Vehicles for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. Full Story

Allison Transmission Offers a Special Campaign to Extend Warranty Periods in Bus Segment

16 Feb, 2021

Allison Transmission organizes a special campaign to extend the transmission warranty period to 5 years for intercity buses and coaches equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions to be delivered by Turkish OEMs to European bus operators in 2021. Full Story

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s Next Generation eGen Flex™ Electric Hybrid Propulsion System beginning in 2021

09 Feb, 2021

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)-capable electric hybrid system, eGen Flex™, providing bus fleets with up to 10 miles of full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones, with no additional infrastructure investment required. Full Story

Grand Toro, the New Model of Anadolu Isuzu, is on the Road with the Comfort of an Allison Automatic

04 Feb, 2021

Grand Toro, the next generation vehicle of Anadolu Isuzu, sets out with Allison fully automatic transmission option. The Grand Toro provides superior comfort for passengers and offers high efficiency and savings in the midi-bus segment, Full Story

New KamAZ Haul Truck Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

04 Feb, 2021

The new KamAZ-65805 haul truck, developed by the KamAZ Science and Technology Сenter, comes with the Allison 4700 fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Civil Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia: Federal State Opts for MAN TGM with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

26 Jan, 2021

The federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, has ordered 109 new LF 20-KatS fire-fighting vehicles on MAN TGM 18.340 chassis with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. A total of 38 vehicles have already been delivered to local fire departments, with another 30 scheduled for delivery by September 2021 and the rest to quickly follow. The Institut der Feuerwehr Nordrhein-Westfalen (IdF – fire brigade institute of North Rhine-Westphalia) in Münster had opted for this vehicle configuration to maximize driver control, comfort and economy. Full Story

Otokar Delivers 117 Agilo C Buses Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions To Georgia

22 Jan, 2021

Contributing to modern public transportation in more than 50 countries including Turkey, Otokar signed one of the most significant export agreements of the year with Georgia in early 2020. 117 units of Otokar Agilo C buses, a low-floor small bus model equipped with Allison T3270R xFETM fully automatic transmissions with integral retarders, are already in the process of delivery in line intended to contribute to public transportation. Full Story

Protege Group bets on their cash-in-transit trucks equipped with Allison automatic transmissions

05 Jan, 2021

For the first time, one of the main valuables transportation companies in the country opts for automatic transmissions for its high-value cargo transportation trucks. The Allison Automatics were chosen for the agility provided to the vehicle, their robustness, and the ability to extend the transmission and the life of engine components Full Story

Concrete Transport Company Improved Efficiency with an Allison Automatic--equipped Concrete Mixer Truck

18 Dec, 2020

Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions for medium and large-sized commercial vehicles, announced today that Shinto Corporation, a Japanese concrete-transport company, selected Hino Ranger GK medium-duty concrete mixers with Allison 3500 6-speed automatic transmissions to improve efficiency in concrete transportation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Expands its Presence in Alternative Fuel Solutions

04 Dec, 2020

Pollutec Online will be held December 1-4, 2020. On that occasion, Allison Transmission will review its contribution to alternative solutions to diesel fuel. The manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions continues to increase its presence in this type of solution, whether for natural gas or 100% electric solutions, including hydrogen. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Showcase its Industry-Leading Off-Highway Fully Automatic Transmission Series at Bauma CHINA 2020

13 Nov, 2020

From wide body mining dumps to autonomous driving rigid dumps, Allison Transmission offers OEMs and fleets a wide range of fully automatic transmissions with extraordinary performance, durability, productivity and reliability. Full Story

Allison Transmission Receives Training Excellence Award

10 Nov, 2020

Allison’s redesigned training program for the 3000/4000 Series transmissions is innovative with hands-on activities designed to engage students and meet learning objectives. Full Story