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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.


Spanish Defense Ministry begins receiving 700 Iveco Defence Vehicles (IDV) equipped with Allison transmissions

Apr 14, 2017

The trucks feature different body types and will be used in a number of configurations for transporting troops, food and medicine, as well as supporting other vehicles. Full Story

Transport company chooses Allison transmissions for reliability with just-in-time deliveries

Apr 04, 2017

When machine parts and industrial components from all over the world must arrive promptly for its customers to avoid a stop in production, Br. Bäver Transport selects the reliability of trucks equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions. Full Story

WOMA high-pressure water cleaner with an Allison transmission offers more power and efficiency with less fuel consumption

Mar 09, 2017

Equipped with the Allison 4750, the water jet technology provides advantages in terms of performance, fuel economy, water consumption and ease of use. Full Story

Independent testing proves Allison 2500 transmission delivers 5 percent better fuel economy than Eaton Procision®

Feb 22, 2017

Results of certified third-party testing prove a fully automatic Allison 2500 with FuelSense® provides 5 percent better fuel economy than the Eaton Procision® dual clutch transmission (DCT). Full Story

Eduric Concreteira increases productivity up to 20 percent with Allison-equipped mixer trucks

Feb 21, 2017

Eduric Concreteira prefers Allison-equipped mixer trucks because they prove to be more productive and profitable than manual transmission trucks. Full Story

Residuos Sólidos Urbanos de Castilla La Mancha adds 22 Allison-equipped vehicles to its fleet

Feb 15, 2017

Twenty new refuse trucks and two bin cleaner trucks feature the fully automatic Allison 3000 Series transmission. Full Story

Metalfor to Showcase New Allison-equipped Sprayer at Show Rural Coopavel

Feb 06, 2017

Metalfor will showcase its newest self-propelled sprayer, the Multiple 7040 with a fully automatic Allison 2500 transmission at the Rural Show Coopavel 2017, Feb. 6-10. Full Story

First Allison-equipped Mercedes-Benz Antos rear-loader vehicles will be delivered to Jakob Becker Group

Feb 01, 2017

Jakob Becker Group, a waste disposal company based in Germany, is expected to receive the first Mercedes-Benz Antos rear-loader vehicles, equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions, in April. Full Story

Allison to showcase fully automatic transmissions for military vehicles at IDEX 2017

Jan 31, 2017

Allison Transmission will feature its product lines for military vehicles at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2017, Feb. 20-23 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Full Story

Del Rey to Feature Allison-equipped Mercedes front-engine bus at BusBrasil Fest

Jan 30, 2017

Del Rey Transportes will feature a Mercedes-Benz OF 1721 prototype with a fully automatic Allison T270R™ transmission at the BusBrasil Fest. Full Story

Dakar Rally drivers applaud Allison transmissions after grueling, off-road endurance race

Jan 27, 2017

Four drivers recently completed the Dakar Rally with an Allison 4500-equipped truck. Following the race, a few team members spoke about the reason their team had selected an Allison fully automatic transmission. Full Story

IKEA introduces special Allison-equipped vehicles for its Swedish distribution centers

Jan 25, 2017

IKEA recently introduced a new specially-designed Scania tractor at each distribution center in Sweden, equipped with fully automatic Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions. Full Story

Metrocity with Allison xFE transmission and diesel engine offers a more affordable route to Low Emission Bus certification

Jan 18, 2017

The new Optare Metrocity xFE midi-bus has been added to the list of Low Emission Bus (LEB) accredited vehicles. Full Story

Volare exports Allison-equipped school buses to Dubai

Dec 22, 2016

Volare, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of small buses, recently sold 35 of its Volver Access school buses to Dubai Taxi Co.’s School Bus Division in the United Arab Emirates. Full Story

Lawrence E. Dewey to retire as Chairman and CEO of Allison Transmission in May 2018

Dec 21, 2016

As longest-serving head of Allison, Dewey has led company’s transition from its time as a division of General Motors to an independent public company. Full Story

City Logistics reinvents urban deliveries with a fleet of natural gas trucks equipped with Allison transmissions

Dec 20, 2016

Starting out in 2015, the founder of City Logistics wanted easy-to-operate delivery vehicles with efficient and clean technologies. He ordered five natural gas Stralis trucks from Iveco, equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions. Full Story

Allison transmissions prove to be a golden find for Eldorado Mining

Dec 14, 2016

Using a fleet of 12 trucks operating as tipper dog units, Eldorado Mining operates as a key contractor for Boral’s Moy Pocket quarry near Kenilworth in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland. Full Story

Interline Bus Service chooses Allison-equipped buses for dependability and increased fuel economy

Dec 06, 2016

Based on lower total cost of ownership and proven reliability, Interline Bus Service, primarily serving the burgeoning South Western suburbs of Sydney, made the decision to purchase Allison-equipped Daewoo buses. Full Story

Petersburg Transport Co. reduces costs with Allison transmissions

Dec 05, 2016

To evaluate maintenance costs of bus equipped with fully automatic transmission, St. Petersburg Transport Co. (PTK), one of the largest passenger transport companies in northwest Russia, added four Allison-equipped PAZ 3204 to its fleet in 2012 and 2013. Full Story

Smallest CNG mid-range refuse truck in France, equipped with an Allison transmission, to debut at Pollutec 2016

Dec 01, 2016

France’s smallest natural gas mid-range truck for refuse collection, the Iveco Eurocargo 120EL21 P, will debut in the Allison Transmission booth (Hall 2, Stand D122) during Pollutec 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo, Nov. 29 - Dec 2. Full Story