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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.

Allison’s extra fuel-saving transmission is presented in new Optare Metrocity xFE at Euro Bus Expo 2016

Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic commercial-duty transmissions, will bring its latest xFE and Torqmatic® transmissions to the UK for the first time when it exhibits at the Euro Bus Expo 2016.

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Award for BSR Berlin: Allison-equipped CNG trucks fueled by organic refuse

BERLIN, Germany – In summer 2013, Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR) opened its first biogas plant in Spandau-Ruhleben, built as part of a large environmentally-conscious project undertaken to increase renewable fuel usage within the fleet. BSR’s project is unique in Germany and recently won in the “A Place of Excellence in the Land of Ideas” contest.

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Allison Transmission-equipped heavy duty trucks cover 4.5 million kilometres without fail to keep lights on in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- In 1985, TEİAŞ purchased eight heavy-duty Kaelble vehicles equipped with Allison CLBT 6061 fully automatic transmissions, all of which are still operating using the original driveline parts. The vehicles’ role has been to transport 50- to 190-ton transformers and reactors from across the country to maintenance and repair centers in Ankara, as well as between different generating stations. These Allison-equipped trucks have safely and reliably hauled heavy loads over approximately 150,000 kilometers annually, a total of nearly 4.5 million kilometres, without fail.

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Allison provides passenger-focused value for Murrays

SYDNEY, Australia – One of Australia’s largest coach operators has committed to Allison fully automatic transmissions for 124 coaches within its 180-vehicle fleet, to deliver a safe, comfortable and efficient passenger experience. Murrays operates from its Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne depots.

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FuelSense® – Allison Transmission introduces fuel consumption reductions of up to 20%

INDIANAPOLIS – Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) announced the launch of a new fuel-efficiency package that can deliver up to 20 percent fuel savings at the NTEA ‘Work Truck’ conference today in Indianapolis. FuelSense® features automatically adapt shift schedules and torque, maximizing transmission efficiency based on load, grade and duty cycle, without sacrificing Allison advantages fleets already depend on – superior performance and Continuous Power Technology™.

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