Fully automatic Allison transmissions will also be featured in vehicles on display from leading industry manufacturers
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic commercial-duty transmissions, will showcase the advantages of its products at AgroActiva 2016 in the province of Santa Fe, June 8-11.
Allison transmission utilize a torque converter to provide Continuous Power Technology™, which delivers uninterrupted power to the wheels for faster acceleration and increased performance. This allows the engine to operate at a more consistent speed and provides greater control for agricultural vehicles when operating on soft ground.
The Allison 2500 model delivers both fuel efficiency and superior performance. Additionally, Allison prognostics monitor the transmission and provide alerts when service is due. This eliminates unnecessary fluid and filter changes while ensuring maximum protection. Less downtime, lower life-cycle costs and more productivity equals saved time and money.
To further highlight the advantages of Allison transmissions, several leading vehicle manufacturers for the agro-industry will feature the Allison 2500 in the following vehicles during the show:
- Metalfor 7040 – Newest development in sprayers
- Praba AR 4.0 – Completely new, lighter sprayer with state-of-the-art technology
- Ombu PAO 3000 – First self-propelled sprayer
- Caimán SPHC – Featuring a carbon fiber barrel, this model is being exported from Argentina to other countries, including Australia.
- Pla MAP II 3250 F and MAP II 3500 – Automatic sprayer models
"The speed at which our automatic transmissions are growing in the Argentine agro market is a tribute to the results that rural producers are achieving with Allison technology,” said Antonio C. Novaes, marketing manager of South America for Allison Transmission.
About Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and is a leader in hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including refuse, construction, fire, distribution, bus, motorhomes, defense and energy. Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and employs approximately 2,600 people worldwide. With a market presence in more than 80 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Hungary and India. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.
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SOURCE Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.