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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.


COVID-19 Update

Mar 27, 2020

Allison Transmission has informed its workforce that due to reduction in supply availability, decreased customer demand and unforeseen circumstances outside of our control, difficult but necessary organizational changes including layoffs are necessary. Full Story

COVID-19 Update

Mar 23, 2020

Allison Transmission has been notified that we have an employee who has a presumed-positive case of COVID-19. We wish a speedy recovery and strong health to that individual and their family. Full Story

Allison Transmission introduces its newest product line at Busworld

Mar 20, 2020

Allison Transmission, a leader in propulsion solutions, introduced its most advanced technologies for midi buses, city buses and coaches at Busworld. Full Story

Allison Transmission cements its position with Hanson Cement

Mar 17, 2020

Hanson Cement, a leading cement company, committed to Allison fully automatic transmissions in its new fleet of Hino trucks because of their ease of operation and the need to attract drivers. Full Story

Isuzu’s New Gasoline-Powered Class 5 Truck Features Allison Transmission with Power Takeoff Option

Mar 11, 2020

To meet emissions regulations, Isuzu is offering its N-Series trucks with gasoline engines and Allison 1000 Series™ RDS transmissions Full Story

Allison Transmission Selected as the Standard Transmission in new Mack Medium Duty

Mar 11, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, has been selected as the standard transmission for the all-new Mack® MD Series of medium-duty trucks. The Allison 2000 SeriesTM offers FuelSense® 2.0 with Dynactive® Shifting for these trucks designed for dry van/reefer, stake/flatbed, dump and tanker applications. Full Story

Hyundai and Allison Transmission partner to deliver industry leading automatic experience for the Hyundai “Mighty” Light Duty Truck

Mar 10, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, is pleased to announce, in partnership with Hyundai Motor Company, the launch of the Allison 1000 xFE™ fully automatic transmission in the 2.5 and 3.5-ton Mighty Light Duty truck. Full Story

Allison Transmission will be present at Expo Agro 2020, the most important agribusiness exhibition in Argentina.

Mar 10, 2020

To continue supporting the agricultural sector, Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, will participate in ExpoAgro 2020, the largest agribusiness exhibition in the country. The event is held at Autodromo de San Nicolás RN9, Km 225, from March 10 to 13 and Allison is at booth N° 963. Full Story

Allison Transmission withdraws participation from CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020

Mar 07, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, today announced that it will not be in attendance at next week’s CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020: International Construction Trade Show, scheduled for March 10 – 14, 2020 in Las Vegas. Full Story

ALLISON TRANSMISSION ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW VEHICLE ENVIRONMENTAL TEST CENTER AT THE NTEA WORK TRUCK SHOW

Mar 06, 2020

Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced today that the official opening of the Vehicle Environment Test (VET) Center will take place July 8, 2020. The 60,000 square-foot building will house two environmental chambers capable of simulating a broad range of environmental conditions and duty cycles, including temperature extremes, grades, altitudes and other on-road conditions. Full Story

First bi-articulated Scania buses featuring Allison fully automatic transmissions are success in Curitiba

Mar 06, 2020

In operation since the beginning of the second half of 2019, the new bi-articulated buses with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions have positively surprised fleet owners and users Full Story

Allison Transmission presents its advanced range of products for public transport at Busworld 2020

Feb 29, 2020

Offering the widest range of fully automatic transmissions and propulsion solutions for buses, Allison will present its advanced technologies at Busworld Turkey 2020. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s 3414 Regional Haul Series™ fully automatic transmission earns key industry award from Heavy Duty Trucking

Feb 28, 2020

Innovations to the proven Allison 3000 Series™ deliver the lightest, most productive transmission in its segment Full Story

Allison Transmission presents UROVESA K6 IS forest firefighting vehicle at SICUR 2020

Feb 27, 2020

Allison Transmission was at the SICUR exhibition to present the UROVESA K6 IS off-road forest firefighting vehicle. Fitted with Allison 3000 Series™ transmission, the vehicle is ideal for negotiating rough terrain and accessing emergency areas rapidly and safely. Full Story

A Municipal Transport Operator from Chelyabinsk Upgrades Its Fleet with LNG Buses Equipped with Allison Automatics

Feb 13, 2020

As part of a major fleet upgrade, the Chelyabinsk city transport operator Public Municipal Transport received its first LNG MAZ-203 buses equipped with the Allison fully-automatic transmissions. Full Story

Rally-winning trucks prove the advantages of having an Allison fully automatic in the toughest conditions

Feb 05, 2020

The Dakar Rally and Africa Eco Race, both famous for punishing machinery, affirm the superior usability and durability of Allison Automatics Full Story

Indian K9 Vajra Howitzers with Allison cross-drive transmission delivered early to Indian Army

Feb 04, 2020

Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) recently delivered 51 K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 cal tracked self-propelled howitzers equipped with Allison Automatics to the Indian Army in advance of schedule. Full Story

Allison Transmission, Inc. Launches Next Generation iSCAAN Program to Optimize Vehicle Performance

Feb 03, 2020

Allison Transmission, Inc. announced a significant revision to its industry-leading iSCAAN program. Designed to assist Allison Transmission and its business partners, the iSCAAN (internet System for Computerized Application ANalysis) program optimizes vehicle configurations, evaluates vehicle acceptability and predicts vehicle performance for over 20 vocational applications. Full Story

Munck Truck receives Allison automatic transmission for greater mobility and safety

Jan 31, 2020

The search for increased safety of operations, as well as reduced consumption and maintenance, led Super G to acquire nine VW Constellation 31.280, trucks featuring Allison automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission Provides Inspection Service to Busan Bus Fleets

Jan 22, 2020

As part of the company’s inspection service initiative, Allison Transmission technicians provided pre-inspection services to bus fleets in Busan. Allison Transmission has planned the pre-inspection service to introduce the strength of the fully automotive transmission to bus companies in the Busan area and to strengthen brand royalties for existing customers. Allison Transmission will expand its inspection service to trucks and refuse trucks afterward, and conduct it nationwide. Full Story