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Allison Transmission and Doosan step up defense cooperation for armed forces

25 May, 2016

Allison supplies fully automatic transmissions for the Cheonmu, a next-generation multi-rocket launching vehicle developed by Doosan Full Story

World's first Allison-equipped factory MAN truck begins service with Zell am Ziller volunteer fire brigade

25 May, 2016

First introduced at Interschutz 2015, the MAN TGS truck equipped with an Allison 4000 Series™ hits the road in Tyrol, Austria Full Story

Allison Transmission answers Romaquip’s call to equip 4-cylinder DAF LFs

10 May, 2016

DAF, Allison and Romaquip collaboration leads to new curbside recycling trucks across UK Full Story

Allison Transmission to unveil new Off-Highway Series model, highlight new applications with leading OEMs at Bauma 2016

15 Apr, 2016

Allison to introduce 6630ORS, specified for largest 55-ton-capacity articulated dump truck, Bell moves its B40E and B45E to the Allison 7-speed 4700ORS transmission –plus MAN TGS mining truck with 4500 model transmission to be on display Full Story

First Van Hool TX coaches equipped with Allison transmissions delivered in UK

14 Apr, 2016

Within months of becoming an option on Van Hool TX coaches, Richmond’s Coaches orders vehicles with Allison fully automatic transmissions, for smoother journeys and driver ease Full Story

AKIA of Turkey becomes first European bus manufacturer to offer Allison xFE transmission

07 Apr, 2016

Allison Transmission and AKIA will display the new xFE model and 12-metre citybus at Busworld Turkey. Full Story

Allison Transmission chosen for Agrale’s first articulated bus manufactured in South America

01 Mar, 2016

First vehicle of this type designed and manufactured in Argentina, equipped with an Allison automatic transmission to deliver the most efficient performance Full Story

Allison Transmission Names David S. Graziosi as President

05 Jan, 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that David S. Graziosi, currently Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to the additional role of President, effective immediately. Full Story

Allison Automatics make sugar cane harvest sweeter for Green Acres

04 Nov, 2015

A major North Queensland sugar producer has purchased three new trucks equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions to simplify driver recruitment and improve efficiency Full Story

Van Hool specifies the Allison T525R for its TX range of coaches; Allison will display new xFE models and three Torqmatic® transmissions at Busworld

28 Oct, 2015

Van Hool specifies the Allison T525R for its TX range of coaches; Allison will display new xFE models and three Torqmatic® transmissions at Busworld Full Story

Mercedes-Benz presents Allison-equipped refuse truck for Brazil

21 Oct, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Atego 1729 equipped with an Allison 3000 Series™ enters the Brazilian refuse market Full Story

Bandırma selects the Allison fully automatic transmission experience

16 Oct, 2015

Bandırma Transportation Services selects Allison fully automatic transmission to deliver efficiency and comfort in its latest 9-meter Isuzu Citibus Full Story

New xFE transmission from Allison delivers 8 percent fuel economy improvement for Nottingham City Transport

16 Oct, 2015

New T3280 xFE™ fully automatic transmission completes successful year-long trial Full Story

Van Hool coach with Allison transmission debuts in Europe

16 Oct, 2015

Van Hool TX Altano coach with MX13 DAF and Allison T525R fully automatic transmission will debut at Busworld 2015 Full Story

Allison develops automatic transmission for Scania bi-articulated bus

14 Oct, 2015

Swedish company launches bi-articulated bus in Brazil with a transmission designed by Allison to enhance the vehicle’s performance. Full Story

Allison Transmission-equipped Scania FEL refuse truck provides the answer to SUEZ

14 Sep, 2015

A new four-axle Scania 8x4 32-ton front-end loader by HEIL FARID is on display at RWM 2015. Full Story

Allison Transmission presented fully automatic concrete mixer at the Concrete Show

01 Sep, 2015

Allison Transmission displayed a MAN Constellation 26.280 6x4 equipped with a 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission and a Liebherr Brasil concrete mixer body during the 9th annual Concrete Show South America at the São Paulo Expo. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces xFE models with technology to further increase fuel economy for buses

19 May, 2015

– Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced a new series of bus models that incorporate the latest advances in fuel economy technology. Referred to as xFE, designating extra fuel economy, the fully automatic bus transmissions have demonstrated improvements up to 7 percent in addition to the company’s FuelSense® features. Full Story

Underground mining: Knauf Gips KG changes tractor fleet to Mercedes Zetros with Allison fully automatic transmissions

29 Dec, 2014

HÜTTENHEIM, Germany – Heavy loads, narrow curves, rugged routes, constant starting and stopping – Knauf Gips KG recognized that towing tractors with manual transmissions had reach the limits of their capabilities in the Hüttenheim mine and decided a change was necessary to two-axle Zetros 1833 4x4 tractors with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission to showcase its largest product range ever in Europe at IAA 2014

26 Aug, 2014

HANNOVER, Germany – Allison Transmission will showcase its largest range of transmissions ever in Europe at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Exposition, Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 in Hannover. Products will range from 1000/2000 Series™ models for light-duty commercial vehicles to 3000 Series™ and 4000 Series™ for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and the 6000 Series™ off-highway unit. Full Story