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GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s Next Generation eGen Flex™ Electric Hybrid Propulsion System beginning in 2021

Feb 09, 2021

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)-capable electric hybrid system, eGen Flex™, providing bus fleets with up to 10 miles of full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones, with no additional infrastructure investment required. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $3.6 Million Engineering Contract to Maintain Superior Performance of the Abrams Powertrain

Feb 05, 2021

The contract awarded to Allison Transmission will support the continuous improvement of the Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank fleet. Full Story

Grand Toro, the New Model of Anadolu Isuzu, is on the Road with the Comfort of an Allison Automatic

Feb 04, 2021

Grand Toro, the next generation vehicle of Anadolu Isuzu, sets out with Allison fully automatic transmission option. The Grand Toro provides superior comfort for passengers and offers high efficiency and savings in the midi-bus segment, Full Story

New KamAZ Haul Truck Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Feb 04, 2021

The new KamAZ-65805 haul truck, developed by the KamAZ Science and Technology Сenter, comes with the Allison 4700 fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Transmilenio Acquires New Fleet of Scania Bi-articulated Buses equipped with Allison Automatics

Jan 31, 2021

The new Scania natural gas bi-articulated buses comply with the Euro VI emissions standard, the most advanced in the world, which significantly reduces polluting emissions. Full Story

Allison 3000 Series™ Fully Automatic Transmission Chosen for 26th Consecutive Year for Guayaquil Refuse Trucks

Jan 30, 2021

The Valango company has been the company in charge of refuse collection in Guayaquil for 26 consecutive years, always trusting Allison fully automatic transmissions for its trucks. Full Story

Abinbev Bavaria Selects Allison 3500 RDS Fully Automatic Transmissions for its Beverage Delivery Trucks

Jan 29, 2021

Abinbev Bavaria, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewery and one of the most influential beverage customers in South America, acquired 20 Navistar MV607 trucks equipped with Allison Transmission’s 3500RDS. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives 2019 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Jan 26, 2021

DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a four-time recipient. Full Story

Civil Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia: Federal State Opts for MAN TGM with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Jan 26, 2021

The federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, has ordered 109 new LF 20-KatS fire-fighting vehicles on MAN TGM 18.340 chassis with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. A total of 38 vehicles have already been delivered to local fire departments, with another 30 scheduled for delivery by September 2021 and the rest to quickly follow. The Institut der Feuerwehr Nordrhein-Westfalen (IdF – fire brigade institute of North Rhine-Westphalia) in Münster had opted for this vehicle configuration to maximize driver control, comfort and economy. Full Story

Otokar Delivers 117 Agilo C Buses Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions To Georgia

Jan 22, 2021

Contributing to modern public transportation in more than 50 countries including Turkey, Otokar signed one of the most significant export agreements of the year with Georgia in early 2020. 117 units of Otokar Agilo C buses, a low-floor small bus model equipped with Allison T3270R xFETM fully automatic transmissions with integral retarders, are already in the process of delivery in line intended to contribute to public transportation. Full Story

Protege Group bets on their cash-in-transit trucks equipped with Allison automatic transmissions

Jan 05, 2021

For the first time, one of the main valuables transportation companies in the country opts for automatic transmissions for its high-value cargo transportation trucks. The Allison Automatics were chosen for the agility provided to the vehicle, their robustness, and the ability to extend the transmission and the life of engine components Full Story

Concrete Transport Company Improved Efficiency with an Allison Automatic--equipped Concrete Mixer Truck

Dec 18, 2020

Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions for medium and large-sized commercial vehicles, announced today that Shinto Corporation, a Japanese concrete-transport company, selected Hino Ranger GK medium-duty concrete mixers with Allison 3500 6-speed automatic transmissions to improve efficiency in concrete transportation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Expands its Presence in Alternative Fuel Solutions

Dec 04, 2020

Pollutec Online will be held December 1-4, 2020. On that occasion, Allison Transmission will review its contribution to alternative solutions to diesel fuel. The manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions continues to increase its presence in this type of solution, whether for natural gas or 100% electric solutions, including hydrogen. Full Story

Shandong Pengxiang Auto Selects Allison Transmission’s 4800 Off Road Series™ for its Wide Body Mining Dump Trucks

Nov 20, 2020

Thanks to their superior performance and unrivalled reliability in any rough terrain, Allison’s 4800 Off Road Series™ (ORS) fully automatic transmissions have once again been chosen by Shandong Pengxiang Auto for their latest wide body mining dump (WBMD) truck. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Showcase its Industry-Leading Off-Highway Fully Automatic Transmission Series at Bauma CHINA 2020

Nov 13, 2020

From wide body mining dumps to autonomous driving rigid dumps, Allison Transmission offers OEMs and fleets a wide range of fully automatic transmissions with extraordinary performance, durability, productivity and reliability. Full Story

Allison Transmission Receives Training Excellence Award

Nov 10, 2020

Allison’s redesigned training program for the 3000/4000 Series transmissions is innovative with hands-on activities designed to engage students and meet learning objectives. Full Story

Beijing Daxing International Airport Selects Allison Transmission-equipped Deicing Fluid Recovery Truck

Nov 06, 2020

To meet stricter emission regulations and its cold-weather operational needs, the biggest airport in China receives their new deicing fluid recovery trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Yangju Rental Chooses Allison-Equipped Hyundai Mighty Truck for Delivering High-Lift Swap Trailers

Nov 06, 2020

Hyundai Mighty truck, with the Allison fully automatic 1000 xFETM transmission, was chosen to deliver high-lift swap trailers in Korea. Full Story

A Major Transportation Company in Perm Purchased Buses Equipped with Allison Automatics to Run on Busy City Routes

Oct 30, 2020

Avtomig purchased 105 MAZ-203016 buses equipped with the Allison fully automatic transmission to run on busy city routes in the region’s capital. After three months of vehicle operation, drivers have appreciated the exceptional ease of control and reliability of the new buses and passengers have enjoyed their comfort in dense city traffic. Full Story

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