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Jul 20, 2020
Allison Transmission equips 49 Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks acquired by the City of Goiânia
The capital city of Goiania, State of Goiás, just purchased 49 Mercedes-Benz Atego 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions. The new vehicles will be operated by the Companhia de Urbanização de Goiânia – Comurg, the Urbanization Company of Goiania.
Jul 20, 2020
New episode in the life of the Komondors with Allison transmission
Based on earlier military experience, the three new Komondors assembled with special capabilities have been prepared for disaster management purposes. They are light-armored, with a double cab and interchangeable superstructure, making them suitable for fire-fighting and technical recovery type of jobs as well
Jul 15, 2020
INTERNATIONAL® RH™ SERIES NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW ALLISON 3414 REGIONAL HAUL SERIES™ TRANSMISSION
Equipment Combination Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Power and Uptime
Jul 14, 2020
Allison Transmission receives certification from California Air Resources Board for model year 2020 electric hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins engines
Originally approved in 2014, Executive Order must be approved for eligibility on a model year basis
Jul 09, 2020
Allison Transmission relaunches production of the X200-4A transmission with the U.S. Army
Allison Transmission partners with the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM) supporting the sustainment of the light armored vehicle fleets.
Jul 08, 2020
Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software provides 12% fuel savings for Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
An independent test carried out by Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence showed that FuelSense® 2.0 software, developed by Allison Transmission, allowed up to 12 percent fuel savings for some of the French city’s municipal vehicles.
Jul 07, 2020
Aomori roadside assistance provider praises durability of Allison transmissions
Cites improved drive-ability, greater safety and lower running costs.
Jul 01, 2020
U.S. Army in Germany again chooses fire trucks equipped with Allison transmissions
A few months ago, fire departments of the U.S. Army in Germany started operating eight new Scania fire trucks (structural pumpers) equipped with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. The U.S. Army has opted for this vehicle configuration for some years now due to its advantages in terms of training, deployment and maintenance.
Jun 29, 2020
New Volvo VHD series for the USA market receives Allison automatic transmissions
Volvo VHD heavy-duty trucks, recently introduced to the American consumers, have the option of incorporating Allison fully automatic transmissions.
Jun 16, 2020
Refuse trucks with Allison automatic transmissions debut in Bauru
For the first time in the history of the city, Mercedes-Benz 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ automatic transmissions work on refuse collection in Bauru, in the interior of State of São Paulo
May 29, 2020
Hyundai Trucks becomes first to offer Allison fully automatic in light duty truck in Australia
Hyundai Trucks Australia has announced that Allison Automatics will now be offered as an option on its range of Hyundai Mighty light duty trucks in Australia, becoming the first light duty truck to offer an Allison fully automatic in this market.
May 26, 2020
Benissa Impuls chooses Allison Transmission for refuse collection fleet
Municipal refuse collection services are amongst the many sectors that benefit from the features of Allison fully automatic transmissions, which enhance efficiency whilst reducing maintenance requirements and breakdowns. This is why Benissa Impuls, a company based in Benissa (Alicante), continues to implement Allison transmissions 15 years after first using them.
May 26, 2020
Barbados Transport Board revitalizes its fleet with electronic engines and new Allison transmissions
Transport Board, a public company in Barbados, Caribbean, chose to renew 30 urban fleet buses, replacing old engines and Allison’s automatic transmissions with newer models.
May 15, 2020
Allison HUB’s Online Portal Provides Digital Access to Latest Product Information and Service Manuals
Allison HUB™ provides a gateway for digital access to all of Allison’s up-to-date technical documentation
May 12, 2020
Mercedes-Benz and Allison export over 250 buses with fully automatic transmissions to Indonesia
Buses sold in the second half of 2019 will start operating in Indonesia by May this year. The Mercedes-Benz OH 1626 buses — for the city transport, intercity transport and the
Jakarta BRT system — are equipped with Allison T280R™ fully automatic transmissions.
Apr 30, 2020
Allison Transmission awarded $162 million contract to provide X1100 transmissions to the U.S. Army through 2021
The contract awarded to Allison Transmission will support the sustainment of the Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank fleet
Apr 29, 2020
Mercedes-Benz delivers 147 city buses equipped with Allison transmissions to Uruguay
Mercedes-Benz Brazil is exporting to Uruguay their new OH 1721 low-floor buses. Equipped with Allison Torqmatic® T 270R™ transmissions, the buses were delivered late 2019 and became operational early this year.
Apr 28, 2020
Hino Team Sugawara Praises the Allison Fully Automatic Transmission
Hino Team Sugawara competed in the truck division of the Dakar Rally 2020, one of the world's toughest off-road races. This time, the rally was held in Saudi Arabia over 12 stages from January 5-17, 2020.
Apr 15, 2020
In Rio, prototype buses with Allison automatic transmissions have already run over 1.1 million kilometers
With head offices in Rio de Janeiro, Caprichosa Auto Onibus has always been at the forefront of urban commuting buses technological advancements. In the quest for innovations to bring the business’s fleet to a new level of development, the company decided to see how a fully automatic transmission performs in their vehicles.
Mar 27, 2020
Allison Transmission Provides Update on Impact of COVID-19
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today provided a business update in light of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus.