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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.


Allison Transmission promotes Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing

Dec 08, 2017

Allison Transmission today announced the promotion of Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing. He will be instrumental in driving growth through ongoing implementation and refinement of the company’s marketing strategy. Full Story

Paris City Hall adding Allison-equipped natural gas vehicles to its public fleet

Dec 04, 2017

Delivery of 11 Iveco and Renault trucks began in the spring. Powered by natural gas, the vehicles are equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions. Full Story

Fourth generation family business selects Allison-equipped vehicles for a variety of benefits

Dec 01, 2017

Björklunds Åkeri, a construction business in the Stockholm area, recently purchased its first Allison-equipped vehicles for better maneuverability, acceleration, driver recruiting and less maintenance. Full Story

Transnugon increases efficiency of natural gas vehicles with Allison transmissions

Dec 01, 2017

Transport company’s Scania liquefied natural gas trucks with Allison Automatics reduce fuel consumption by an extra 7 percent. Full Story

Transit fleet grows with more Allison-equipped PAZ-3204 buses

Nov 15, 2017

After five years of running PAZ-3204 buses with manual transmissions and four years with Allison fully automatic transmissions, Konstantin Knapnugel recently added seven more PAZ buses to his transit fleet – all equipped with Allison Automatics. Full Story

Allison reaches milestone with production of the 500,000th transmission in its 4000 Series™

Nov 10, 2017

Allison Transmission today announced the production of its 500,000th fully automatic 4000 Series™ transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission expands reach in electric vehicle market in Latin America

Oct 26, 2017

Allison Transmission today announced that Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus will be using the Allison automatic transmission in its fully electric e-Delivery truck. Full Story

Garden Grove flourishes with Allison transmission-equipped trucks

Oct 10, 2017

Providing an advantage in swampy and slippery work sites, and better traction in their quarries, Allison fully automatic transmissions are an integral part of fleet operations for Garden Grove. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces xFE models with technology to further increase fuel economy for its 1000 Series™ and 2000 Series™

Oct 05, 2017

Previously only available with select 3000 Series™ models, expanded xFE portfolio now enables smaller, medium-duty buses and trucks to also use even less fuel. Full Story

Allison Transmission introduces next generation of advanced technology for fully automatic transmissions

Sep 27, 2017

New Allison nine-speed will provide reduced emissions, improved fuel economy and advanced stop-start capability. It is targeted for release in 2020. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces David S. Graziosi as next CEO

Aug 30, 2017

The board of directors for Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that President and Chief Financial Officer David S. Graziosi will succeed Chief Executive Officer Lawrence E. Dewey on June 1, 2018. Full Story

Nearly 45,000 Allison-equipped vehicles are improving productivity in South America

Aug 23, 2017

The number of fully automatic Allison transmissions for commercial vehicles in South America continues to increase as companies recognize and embrace the advantages. Full Story

Terberg electric truck uses Allison transmission to maximize productivity, launch with GCW up to 65 tons

Jul 14, 2017

For nearly two years, SCHERM Group has used a 100-percent electric Terberg YT202-EV terminal tractor with an Allison fully automatic transmission to efficiently deliver materials to the local BMW Group plant. Full Story

New Mercedes-Benz city bus is equipped with a fully automatic Allison transmission

Jul 12, 2017

Mercedes-Benz joined with Allison Transmission to develop a new bus for public passenger transport. The Omnibus OF1621 Euro V is equipped with the fully automatic Allison T270R, which features a retarder to extend brake life. Full Story

1962 Routemaster with Allison transmission gains Low Emission Bus certification

Jul 10, 2017

A London privately-owned 1962 Routemaster double-decker bus retrofitted with an Allison transmission has become the oldest vehicle to be awarded Low Emission Bus (LEB) certification. It matches the environmental credentials of the latest diesel hybrid and alternative fuel buses. Full Story

Транспортные компании выбирают автоматические коробки передач Allison — грузы доставляются точно в срок

Jul 04, 2017

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Allison Transmission to showcase its newest fuel-saving technology at Brisbane Truck Show

May 19, 2017

Allison Transmission will present FuelSense® 2.0 with DynActive™ Shifting, its latest fuel-saving software, at the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center in Hall 4 at Stand 92, May 25-28. Full Story

Charter bus fleet improves its bottom line with the advantages of Allison transmissions

May 09, 2017

North Sydney Bus Charters has reduced overall fuel consumption by 25 percent and dramatically reduced maintenance costs and downtime with Allison transmissions. Full Story

Allison to feature automatic transmission technology at IDEF 2017

May 08, 2017

Allison Transmission will showcase its fully automatic transmissions at the International Defence Industry Fair, IDEF 2017, at İstanbul Tüyap Fair and Congress Centre, May 9-12. Full Story

Allison Transmission to feature industry-leading products and new technology at Auto Shanghai debut

Apr 17, 2017

Allison Transmission will showcase its fully automatic transmissions and newest technology for commercial-duty vehicles at booth 5BH139 in Hall 5.2 during Auto Shanghai, April 21-28. This will be the company’s first appearance at the biannual auto event. Full Story