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Whether we’re making big business moves or working in the community, we want to make it easy for you to keep up with what’s going on at Allison Transmission. Select a region, category or date below to view the latest news from Allison. If you need more information, click below to contact our corporate communications team.


MAN presents TGM refuse truck with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission at IFAT 2018

May 15, 2018

With the series release of Allison transmissions, MAN is fulfilling the request of many refuse management fleets for a further drive configuration that offers outstanding performance, reliability and ease of use under severe driving conditions. Full Story

Gaziulaş planning to upgrade its entire public transportation fleet with fully automatic transmission equipped buses

May 14, 2018

Five years after first experiencing the benefits of buses equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions, Gaziantep Transportation Company, an affiliate of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, wants to convert their entire fleet. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces Fred Bohley as next CFO

May 11, 2018

Fred Bohley has been appointed as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Allison Transmission, effective June 1, 2018. Full Story

Isuzu Novociti Life, featuring an Allison transmission, displayed at Busworld Turkey

May 02, 2018

Offering a smooth, comfortable ride for drivers and passengers alike, the Allison T 2100 Torqmatic®-equipped Isuzu Novociti Life was displayed at Busworld Turkey, April 19-21. Full Story

Natural gas-fueled Econic trucks with Allison transmissions help Stuttgart win battle against fine dust pollution

Apr 24, 2018

In a major expansion of its efforts to reduce particulate and noise emissions, AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart plans to acquire 30 additional Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT (Natural Gas Technology) refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3500 fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Lillehammer selects Allison transmission-equipped truck for clearing snow

Apr 13, 2018

Former winter Olympics host town invested in a fully automatic Allison 4000 Series™ for its durability and lower maintenance costs. Full Story

Allison Transmission donates $100,000 in support of minority youth in central Indiana

Mar 28, 2018

To assist the Center for Leadership Development with its mission to foster minority youth in central Indiana, Allison Transmission donated $100,000 during the organization’s 38th annual Minority Achievers Awards and Scholarship Gala on Thursday. Full Story

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

Mar 08, 2018

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

Allison Transmission showcases new Magirus fire truck at SICUR 2018

Feb 27, 2018

Equipped with an Allison 3000 Series™ transmission for greater acceleration and enhanced maneuverability, the compact emergency vehicle is ideal for urban environments. Full Story

Prevost / Nova Bus to offer FuelSense 2.0 technology from Allison Transmission beginning in March

Feb 08, 2018

The fuel-saving technology delivers up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software. Full Story

Electric vehicle manufacturer EMOSS Mobile Systems chooses Allison 4500 fully automatic transmission

Feb 06, 2018

With its commitment to address emissions and noise regulations in Europe, EMOSS Mobile Systems has developed an Allison transmission-equipped electric semi-truck that has a range exceeding 300 miles. Full Story

More cities in Argentina choose to equip their refuse trucks with Allison transmissions

Jan 31, 2018

Due to increased productivity, and a number of additional benefits, Allison transmissions have once again been chosen for waste collection trucks in more cities across Argentina. Full Story

Hamburg police rely on special armored vehicle equipped with an Allison transmission

Jan 26, 2018

High Mobility Vehicle Survivor I provides ideal combination of acceleration, mobility, safety and reliability for crisis situations. Full Story

GILLIG to offer fuel-saving technology from Allison Transmission for its buses beginning in April

Jan 18, 2018

Available in three packages, FuelSense® 2.0 offers a combination of enhanced features to optimize fuel economy and performance. Full Story

Batman Municipality grows its fleet with 20 more buses equipped with Allison transmissions

Jan 17, 2018

With the addition of 20 Otokar Doruk LE buses, Batman Municipality has increased the number of Allison transmission-equipped vehicles in its fleet to 70 percent. Full Story

Allison Transmission demolishes Tasmanian company’s need for manual shifting

Jan 12, 2018

Demolition fleet replaces an aging manual hook lift skip truck with a new Allison-equipped Hino 500 Series to retain a valued driver and for safety and efficiency gains. Full Story

New Mercedes-Benz front-engine bus with an Allison fully automatic transmission is unveiled in Argentina

Jan 10, 2018

The bus is equipped with an Allison T270, which features a retarder to extend the brake life and reduce maintenance costs. Full Story

Burulaş again chooses Allison transmissions for public transport in Bursa

Jan 03, 2018

With the recent addition of 42 new Karsan Atak buses, the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Company now has more than 130 Allison-equipped buses. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces new six-year labor contract with UAW Local 933

Dec 20, 2017

Allison Transmission announced that members of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Workers of America (UAW) Local 933 have ratified a new six-year collective bargaining agreement. Full Story

Excursion train driven by Allison fully automatic transmission

Dec 19, 2017

Having been rebuilt with Allison Automatics, three Zalaerdő railway yard tractors work much more economically and in a more environmental-friendly way. Full Story