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Allison Transmission announces xFE models with technology to further increase fuel economy for its 1000 Series™ and 2000 Series™

Previously only available with select 3000 Series™ models, expanded xFE portfolio now enables smaller, medium-duty buses and trucks to also use even less fuel.

Allison Transmission introduces next generation of advanced technology for fully automatic transmissions

New Allison nine-speed will provide reduced emissions, improved fuel economy and advanced stop-start capability. It is targeted for release in 2020.

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Aomori Airport upgrades emergency response fleet with new, larger Allison-equipped Rosenbauer fire fighting vehicle

Aomori Airport in Tokyo recently took delivery of an aircraft rescue fire fighting truck, equipped with two Allison 4800 automatic transmissions and Continuous Power Technology™ which enables the truck to reach 80 kph in no more than 25 seconds.

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Nearly 45,000 Allison-equipped vehicles are improving productivity in South America

The number of fully automatic Allison transmissions for commercial vehicles in South America continues to increase as companies recognize and embrace the advantages.

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Terberg electric truck uses Allison transmission to maximize productivity, launch with GCW up to 65 tons

For nearly two years, SCHERM Group has used a 100-percent electric Terberg YT202-EV terminal tractor with an Allison fully automatic transmission to efficiently deliver materials to the local BMW Group plant.

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New Mercedes-Benz city bus is equipped with a fully automatic Allison transmission

Mercedes-Benz joined with Allison Transmission to develop a new bus for public passenger transport. The Omnibus OF1621 Euro V is equipped with the fully automatic Allison T270R, which features a retarder to extend brake life.

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