Navistar to offer an Allison transmission standard with new International® MV Series truck

Medium-duty vehicle will feature an Allison Automatic, the benchmark for maximizing productivity, uptime and fuel economy

INDIANAPOLIS – Allison has announced that the company’s fully automatic transmission will come standard on International’s new medium-duty vehicle, the International® MV Series.

"We partner with world class suppliers and are excited to provide our MV Series customers with an Allison fully automatic transmission as standard with all engines,” said Jeff Sass, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Navistar. “Customers depend on our commercial vehicles to get work done and we’re proud to offer them standard with Allison transmissions, which are well known for industry-leading performance and durability."

“We are pleased Navistar selected Allison transmissions to be standard on International’s new MV Series truck,” said Heidi Schutte, vice president of marketing and sales for the Americas with Allison Transmission. “As a company, we are dedicated to engineering and manufacturing the most productive and reliable transmissions that improve the way our customers work. Navistar and Allison Engineering worked closely to provide the optimal integration of the Allison in the MV Series chassis.” 

Allison automatics provide the greatest value in the market by combining enhanced performance, greater operational flexibility, and improved driver comfort and control with industry leading uptime and reliability.

“We’re excited Navistar has recognized this value, and will offer an Allison standard to MV Series truck chassis customers,” said Schutte.

Mar 08, 2018


Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in electrified propulsion systems that Improve the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit