Allison Transmission receives 2018 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2019-- Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced they are the recipient of the 2018 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks of North America (DTNA). This is the third time that Allison has received this coveted award from DTNA, and is the highest recognition that a supplier can receive.

“The award is a reflection of the company’s focus on excellence,” said Brett Fisher, Product Development Quality for Daimler Trucks North America.

The annual award program recognizes outstanding suppliers that received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance. This year, 45 Master of Quality awards were presented to DTNA suppliers, which is less than 4 percent of their global supply base.

“We are proud of our employees who consistently deliver the high-quality transmissions that meet the rigorous standards set by DTNA,” said Rohan Barua, Vice President of North America OEM Sales for Allison Transmission. “Allison is honored to receive this award and to continue to build on our established relationship with DTNA.”

A partner for many years, DTNA is one of the Allison’s largest North American OEM customers. DTNA is a leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer and includes brands such as Freightliner, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses.

Claire Gregory
Director of Communications and Media Relations
(317) 695-9124

Nov 08, 2019


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