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Allison Transmission Unveils the Most Compact, Powerful Electric Propulsion Solution for Low-Floor Bus Applications

Apr 24, 2019

At the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, is introducing the new ABE Series, the first e-axle advanced ultra-low floor electric bus powertrain system in the market. The ABE Series e-axles are one of the world’s most powerful and compact fully integrated electric axles for the transit bus market. Full Story

Allison Transmission Reveals Fully Integrated Electric Propulsion System for Commercial Trucks

Apr 24, 2019

At the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, is introducing the new AXE Series, one of the most powerful e-axle systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the world. Full Story

Allison Transmission acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle systems division

Apr 23, 2019

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced today that it has purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces launch of 9-speed transmission and expanded electrification portfolio at Auto Shanghai

Apr 16, 2019

Allison Transmission today announced the launch of its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission as well as its electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range in China. Allison revealed the news at Auto Shanghai 2019. Full Story

Allison showcases its military prowess once again at IDEF 2019

Apr 12, 2019

At IDEF, Allison will showcase its fully automatic transmissions Military Series™ and Specialty Series™, which provide high performance solutions to military fleets all across the globe. Full Story

Forest- and snow plowing jobs with Allison's fully automatic

Apr 12, 2019

Br. Österlund Schakt AB invested in a Scania R490 8x4 with Allison fully automatic transmission from 4000 Series™ for the toughest ground jobs, such as maintaining forest roads in the summer and plowing snow on the roads in northern Sweden in the winter. Full Story

Albert Weil AG construction company boosts productivity using Volvo A60H articulated dump truck with Allison Automatics

Apr 03, 2019

Since November 2017, two Volvo A60H articulated dump trucks equipped with Allison's 6630 ORS fully automatic transmission have been part of the fleet of machines and vehicles of Bauunternehmung Albert Weil AG. The dumpers are currently being used for excavation work in several clay pits in the Westerwald region. The decision to purchase the largest articulated dumpers available on the market was based on a combination of factors: product quality, performance and cost-effectiveness. Full Story

Refuse trucks equipped with Allison transmissions clean up after a crisis

Mar 21, 2019

Two new refuse collection fleets in Lebanon specified vehicles with Allison’s 3000 SeriesTM transmission. Full Story

Allison Unveils New Online Portal for Product Information

Mar 18, 2019

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Allison Transmission to highlight its automatic transmissions specifically adapted for urban activities at SITL

Mar 14, 2019

Allison fully automatic transmissions have proven their performance, manoeuvrability, comfort, productivity and durability in urban activities. Full Story

Non destructive excavation company chooses Allison transmissions for improved safety and efficiency

Mar 11, 2019

A specialist non-destructive excavation company has employed Allison automatic transmissions in its trucks to ensure more precise and safer maneuvering around hazardous work-sites. Full Story

Allison Transmission partners with Gasnam and reinforces commitment to natural gas technology

Mar 11, 2019

Allison automatic transmissions are the preferred option for natural gas trucks Full Story

Ajin Traffic Runs More Than 60 City Buses with Allison Automatics

Mar 06, 2019

Ajin selects Allison transmissions for better value, efficiency, productivity and safety. Plans call for equipping future low-floor buses with only Allison products. Full Story

Allison shifts comfort up a gear for Stray Travel

Mar 04, 2019

Stray Travel Australia has chosen Allison transmissions for its three new buses providing travelers a more comfortable and relaxing experience. Full Story

Allison Transmission to show popular Off-Highway Series models at Bauma 2019

Feb 28, 2019

Fully automatic transmission manufacturer supports OEMs and fleets with technology that provides performance, durability, productivity, maneuverability and comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission to build advanced vehicle environmental test facility in Indianapolis

Feb 28, 2019

Vehicle Environmental Test facility to provide unique value to Allison partners. Full Story

Construction company boosts efficiency with an Allison Automatic

Feb 22, 2019

2500 Series transmission enables Tsukamoto Shoji dump truck to powerfully climb long, uphill grades common in the mountainous tracts of Nara Full Story

Allison Transmission builds upon its history of innovative and adaptive propulsion solutions for defense vehicle fleets

Feb 19, 2019

Representatives discuss the company’s current and upcoming automatic transmissions for tracked and wheeled military applications at IDEX 2019 Full Story

Trucks with Allison transmissions take top five positions on the grueling Dakar 2019 rally raid

Feb 19, 2019

The robustness and ease-of-operation of fully automatic transmissions are convincingly demonstrated in Dakar 2019, one of the world’s toughest endurance motor sport events Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded Red Ball Express honor

Feb 05, 2019

National Defense Industrial Association recognizes Allison Transmission’s contributions to national security Full Story