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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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IKEA introduces special Allison-equipped vehicles for its Swedish distribution centers

IKEA recently introduced a new specially-designed Scania tractor at each distribution center in Sweden, equipped with fully automatic Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions.

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Dakar Rally drivers applaud Allison transmissions after grueling, off-road endurance race

Four drivers recently completed the Dakar Rally with an Allison 4500-equipped truck. Following the race, a few team members spoke about the reason their team had selected an Allison fully automatic transmission.

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Metrocity with Allison xFE transmission and diesel engine offers a more affordable route to Low Emission Bus certification

The new Optare Metrocity xFE midi-bus has been added to the list of Low Emission Bus (LEB) accredited vehicles.

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Lawrence E. Dewey to retire as Chairman and CEO of Allison Transmission in May 2018

As longest-serving head of Allison, Dewey has led company’s transition from its time as a division of General Motors to an independent public company.

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