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Benissa Impuls chooses Allison Transmission for refuse collection fleet

May 26, 2020

Municipal refuse collection services are amongst the many sectors that benefit from the features of Allison fully automatic transmissions, which enhance efficiency whilst reducing maintenance requirements and breakdowns. This is why Benissa Impuls, a company based in Benissa (Alicante), continues to implement Allison transmissions 15 years after first using them. Full Story

Barbados Transport Board revitalizes its fleet with electronic engines and new Allison transmissions

May 26, 2020

Transport Board, a public company in Barbados, Caribbean, chose to renew 30 urban fleet buses, replacing old engines and Allison’s automatic transmissions with newer models. Full Story

Allison HUB’s Online Portal Provides Digital Access to Latest Product Information and Service Manuals

May 15, 2020

Allison HUB™ provides a gateway for digital access to all of Allison’s up-to-date technical documentation Full Story

Mercedes-Benz and Allison export over 250 buses with fully automatic transmissions to Indonesia

May 12, 2020

Buses sold in the second half of 2019 will start operating in Indonesia by May this year. The Mercedes-Benz OH 1626 buses — for the city transport, intercity transport and the Jakarta BRT system — are equipped with Allison T280R™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $162 million contract to provide X1100 transmissions to the U.S. Army through 2021

Apr 30, 2020

The contract awarded to Allison Transmission will support the sustainment of the Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank fleet Full Story

Mercedes-Benz delivers 147 city buses equipped with Allison transmissions to Uruguay

Apr 29, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Brazil is exporting to Uruguay their new OH 1721 low-floor buses. Equipped with Allison Torqmatic® T 270R™ transmissions, the buses were delivered late 2019 and became operational early this year. Full Story

Hino Team Sugawara Praises the Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Apr 28, 2020

Hino Team Sugawara competed in the truck division of the Dakar Rally 2020, one of the world's toughest off-road races. This time, the rally was held in Saudi Arabia over 12 stages from January 5-17, 2020. Full Story

In Rio, prototype buses with Allison automatic transmissions have already run over 1.1 million kilometers

Apr 15, 2020

With head offices in Rio de Janeiro, Caprichosa Auto Onibus has always been at the forefront of urban commuting buses technological advancements. In the quest for innovations to bring the business’s fleet to a new level of development, the company decided to see how a fully automatic transmission performs in their vehicles. Full Story

Allison Transmission Provides Update on Impact of COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today provided a business update in light of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus. Full Story

COVID-19 Update

Mar 27, 2020

Allison Transmission has informed its workforce that due to reduction in supply availability, decreased customer demand and unforeseen circumstances outside of our control, difficult but necessary organizational changes including layoffs are necessary. Full Story

COVID-19 Update

Mar 23, 2020

Allison Transmission has been notified that we have an employee who has a presumed-positive case of COVID-19. We wish a speedy recovery and strong health to that individual and their family. Full Story

Allison Transmission introduces its newest product line at Busworld

Mar 20, 2020

Allison Transmission, a leader in propulsion solutions, introduced its most advanced technologies for midi buses, city buses and coaches at Busworld. Full Story

Allison Transmission cements its position with Hanson Cement

Mar 17, 2020

Hanson Cement, a leading cement company, committed to Allison fully automatic transmissions in its new fleet of Hino trucks because of their ease of operation and the need to attract drivers. Full Story

Isuzu’s New Gasoline-Powered Class 5 Truck Features Allison Transmission with Power Takeoff Option

Mar 11, 2020

To meet emissions regulations, Isuzu is offering its N-Series trucks with gasoline engines and Allison 1000 Series™ RDS transmissions Full Story

Allison Transmission Selected as the Standard Transmission in new Mack Medium Duty

Mar 11, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, has been selected as the standard transmission for the all-new Mack® MD Series of medium-duty trucks. The Allison 2000 SeriesTM offers FuelSense® 2.0 with Dynactive® Shifting for these trucks designed for dry van/reefer, stake/flatbed, dump and tanker applications. Full Story

Allison Transmission will be present at Expo Agro 2020, the most important agribusiness exhibition in Argentina.

Mar 10, 2020

To continue supporting the agricultural sector, Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, will participate in ExpoAgro 2020, the largest agribusiness exhibition in the country. The event is held at Autodromo de San Nicolás RN9, Km 225, from March 10 to 13 and Allison is at booth N° 963. Full Story

Hyundai and Allison Transmission partner to deliver industry leading automatic experience for the Hyundai “Mighty” Light Duty Truck

Mar 10, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, is pleased to announce, in partnership with Hyundai Motor Company, the launch of the Allison 1000 xFE™ fully automatic transmission in the 2.5 and 3.5-ton Mighty Light Duty truck. Full Story

Allison Transmission withdraws participation from CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020

Mar 07, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, today announced that it will not be in attendance at next week’s CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020: International Construction Trade Show, scheduled for March 10 – 14, 2020 in Las Vegas. Full Story

ALLISON TRANSMISSION ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW VEHICLE ENVIRONMENTAL TEST CENTER AT THE NTEA WORK TRUCK SHOW

Mar 06, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced today that the official opening of the Vehicle Environment Test (VET) Center will take place July 8, 2020. The 60,000 square-foot building will house two environmental chambers capable of simulating a broad range of environmental conditions and duty cycles, including temperature extremes, grades, altitudes and other on-road conditions. Full Story

First bi-articulated Scania buses featuring Allison fully automatic transmissions are success in Curitiba

Mar 06, 2020

In operation since the beginning of the second half of 2019, the new bi-articulated buses with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions have positively surprised fleet owners and users Full Story