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U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower Program Features Allison Transmissions

Oct 27, 2020

Allison’s 3040 MX cross-drive transmission chosen by both manufacturers competing for the Army’s new Mobile Protected Firepower vehicle. Full Story

Allison Transmission Celebrates Customer Who Drove One Million Kilometers with Novus Truck

Oct 27, 2020

Allison Transmission announced that the company has held an event for a customer who has been driving the Novus, a mid-sized 5 ton cargo truck manufactured by Tata Daewoo, for the past 12 years. The customer drove an estimate of 1 million kilometers since 2008, according to Allison Transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission Announces Chief People Officer, Lorraine Parker-Clegg

Oct 07, 2020

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that Lorraine Parker-Clegg joined the company as Chief People Officer in Human Resources on October 5, 2020. She will be responsible for the Global Human Resources agenda in support of the worldwide Allison team. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches eGen Power™, Its New Zero Emission Electric Axles for Medium and Heavy-Duty Commercial Trucks

Oct 06, 2020

eGen Power™ is the second product offering under the recently announced Allison eGen™ brand of fully electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives innovation award for on-board energy conversion in military tactical vehicles

Oct 02, 2020

Allison’s 3200 Specialty Series™ transmission converts mechanical energy from the vehicle’s engine into electrical energy to create a fully integrated generator. Full Story

Allison Transmission Builds on Demonstrated Performance and Improved Shift Quality with Newly Formulated Automatic Transmission Fluid

Sep 28, 2020

TES 668™ utilizes the latest developments in synthetic fluid formulation and additive technologies to meet the needs of current and future applications. Full Story

Shanghai Urban Sanitation improves efficiency of high-pressure sprinkler fleet with Allison 3000 SeriesTM transmission

Sep 23, 2020

The 2nd Division of Jinghuan Sanitation Company, a branch of Shanghai Jing'an Urban Development Group, initially purchased two refuse compactors equipped with Allison tranmissions two years back. To further enhance its urban sanitation efficiency, the organization added four Dongfeng high-pressure sprinklers equipped with Allison automatic transmissions in the second half of 2019. Full Story

UD Trucks offers Allison fully automatic transmissions with new Quon 8x4 8.0-litre engine for added vocational appeal

Sep 07, 2020

UD Trucks has launched a version of its popular Quon 8x4 heavy-duty model and, for the first time, is offering the Allison 3200 Series automatic transmission coupled to its 8.0-litre engine. Full Story

UROVESA to supply Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTACs fitted with Allison automatic transmissions

Sep 04, 2020

Galician company UROVESA, a provider of special off-road vehicles for civil and defense missions worldwide, has secured a contract to supply the Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTAC ST5s fitted with Allison 1000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Transdiesel, Allison’s official distributor in Spain, played a key role as advisor to UROVESA in this project. Full Story

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner on Next Generation Electric Hybrid Buses

Aug 26, 2020

IndyGo recently selected Allison’s H 40 EP electric hybrid propulsion solution to power 27 new buses and will be a lead fleet partner for Allison’s revolutionary new electric hybrid product, eGen FlexTM. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches eGen Flex, its new Zero Emission-capable electric hybrid system, providing bus fleets with full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones and depot operation

Aug 25, 2020

eGen Flex will be the initial product offering under the new Allison eGen brand of electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion. Full Story

Vehicle testing begins at Allison Transmission’s newly opened and state-of-the-art Indianapolis facility

Aug 24, 2020

Allison Transmission’s Vehicle Environmental Test Center is now available for Allison and its partners to conduct consistent and repeatable testing in real-world and extreme conditions, all in one location. Full Story

ESHOT again chooses Allison-equipped city buses

Aug 24, 2020

Izmir Metropolitan Municipality ESHOT General Directorate benefits from Allison fully automatic transmission in Otokar Sultan City buses serving on inner-city routes due to driver and passenger comfort and maneuverability on narrow roads. Full Story

Hybrid refuse trucks with Allison Automatics: As jolt-free as a fully electric truck; as economical and reliable as a diesel

Aug 20, 2020

Starting in mid-August 2020, three new hybrid refuse vehicles are joining the refuse collection fleet of the Swiss city of Thun. The vehicles are powered by Euro 6d diesel engines with Allison fully automatic transmissions, but the refuse collection body is working fully electric. Heated handholds for the loading crew at the rear, in addition to a drawer to dry wet gloves, show what else the city is able to provide its employees to increase comfort and efficiency. Full Story

Busfleet Australia fully shifts to Allison Automatics

Aug 12, 2020

Sydney-based specialist coach hire business, Busfleet Australia, commits to Allison Automatics in its coach fleet because of the ease of operation and reliability they deliver. Full Story

Allison Transmission urges truck fleet operators to review transmission servicing intervals

Aug 11, 2020

Biffa’s UK fleet cuts £200,000 per year from transmission servicing costs with Allison Transmission’s help Full Story

Hino gives Australian fire fighters and outback workers a safer and easier to drive with an Allison Automatic

Aug 11, 2020

Hino aims to make the lives of Australia’s bushfire fighters safer and more comfortable by launching a new version of its 4x4 500 Series GT model, with Allison fully automatic transmission now fitted as standard equipment. Full Story

Allison T 280TM automatic transmission selected for new J-Bus medium-sized city bus in Japan

Aug 10, 2020

Allison Transmission Japan announced today that the Allison’s T 280™ fully automatic transmission has been selected as the standard transmission for new medium-sized city buses manufactured by J-Bus Ltd. This is a joint venture between Isuzu Motors and Hino Motors which designs and manufactures bus bodies for both companies. Full Story

Sydney Horse Transport selects Allison Transmission to give precious racehorses a smoother ride to the track

Aug 03, 2020

Sydney Horse Transport, one of Australia’s leading racehorse transport specialists, has chosen Allison automatic transmissions for 12 of its Isuzu F-Series horse transporters. They are converting their entire fleet to automatics because of the smoother ride and better comfort they deliver for the precious racehorses they have on board. Full Story

UD Trucks and Australia Post commit to Allison transmissions

Jul 30, 2020

The newly introduced Croner medium-duty range in Australia will feature the Allison 3000 SeriesTM automatic transmission as standard across the line up, a factor that has attracted Australia’s largest registered transport fleets. Full Story