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Allison automatics provide driver comfort during concrete transport

Jan 21, 2020

Because they are environmentally friendly and comfortable, trucks with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions are replacing vehicles with Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) transmissions as H. Grann Åkeri in Stockholm renews their concrete transport fleet. Full Story

Front-engine bus with Allison’s automatic transmission receives praise from fleet owners and drivers

Jan 16, 2020

The Agrale MA 17 model with automatic transmission, evaluated by Transportes Urbanos de Araçatuba, based in the interior of Sao Paulo, impresses with its performance and comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s women board members named in directory of the most influential directors

Jan 07, 2020

Allison Transmission is proud to announce that two members of the company’s Board of Directors, Judy Altmaier and Carolann Haznedar, received recognition in WomenInc. Magazine’s directory of the Most Influential Corporate Directors. Full Story

Allison transmissions conquer Australia’s rugged Pilbara for trucks hire fleet

Dec 09, 2019

Remote area hire company, Karratha Machinery Hire, chose Allison Automatics for all of its medium-duty truck hire fleet because of their ability to cope with low-traction conditions, high temperatures and variable driver skills. Full Story

Allison Transmission to meet tourism transporters across Turkey

Dec 06, 2019

Allison Transmission goes for a roadshow in Turkey to experience the advantages of fully automatic transmissions in tourism transportation with users. Full Story

Allison Transmission and Department of Defense to upgrade propulsion systems

Dec 05, 2019

Allison will provide upgraded X200 transmissions for the United States Army’s tracked military applications. Full Story

Fisheries utilize Allison transmissions in live fish transport, marking further growth in the Korean Specialty Market

Nov 27, 2019

Yongjin Fisheries operates five-ton live fish transport trucks in Jeju, and Baek Cheol-yong, CEO of the company, introduced trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions in 2011. “Allison Automatics are the safest, most convenient, cost-effective and durable,” says Baek. Full Story

Cleaning Service Provider, Yangcheon Environment Chooses Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions for Refuse Trucks

Nov 27, 2019

Faster acceleration, better vehicle control and increased productivity are among the reasons cleaning service provider, Yangcheon Environment chooses Allison fully automatic transmissions in their refuse trucks. This adoption is the first time for Yangcheon Environment to choose an Allison Transmission product in their vehicles. Full Story

Independent scrapyard improved operational efficiency with Allison’s fully automatic transmissions

Nov 25, 2019

An independent scrapyard operator switched to an Allison Transmission equipped five-ton crane to reduce fatigue and gain efficiencies as he transports tiles and building supplies on the increasingly crowded roads of the metro area in Korea. Full Story

Allison Transmission Korea Sponsors 2019 County and Lestar Lovers Club Event

Nov 19, 2019

Allison Transmission Korea announced their sponsorship of the 2019 County and Lestar Lovers Club event. The two-day event was held at the Gwangdeok Rest Area in Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do. Full Story

Leader in Road and Public Utilities Machinery Equips Vehicles with Fully Automatic Allison Transmissions

Nov 19, 2019

Merkator Holding, a Russian leading manufacturer of multipurpose road machinery for highway cleaning and public utilities machines, has modified its vehicles based on KAMAZ 6520 chassis together with Allison Transmission: they replaced the OE-built gear box with the fully automatic Allison 4000 SeriesTM. Full Story

Retrofitting Allison’s FuelSense® 2.0 software to RCVs cuts fuel consumption by 8.85%

Nov 18, 2019

Fife Council’s independent trial on Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks demonstrates how software upgrades can save thousands of pounds in annual fuel costs. Full Story

Allison celebrates delivery of the 10,000th Allison fully automatic transmission equipped on Japanese large city bus

Nov 14, 2019

Allison Transmission Japan and Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Co. Ltd jointly celebrated the delivery of the 10,000th T-model on Mitsubishi Fuso’s bus. The ceremony was held at the Isehara Branch of Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives 2018 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Nov 08, 2019

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

Allison Transmission makes technical delivery of the first series-produced automatic OF 1721 buses for an urban transportation company in Rio

Nov 07, 2019

Five Mercedes-Benz OF 1721 buses featuring Allison automatic transmissions were delivered to the urban transportation company in Rio de Janeiro, the Auto Viação Tres Amigos. These are the first units produced by the German company in Brazil. Full Story

New Allison Transmission-equipped Mercedes-Benz Actros NGT with CNG engine launched at Municipalia

Nov 01, 2019

Combining Allison automatic transmissions with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines creates the perfect nexus. The new Actros NGT by Mercedes-Benz Trucks, fitted with a CNG engine and an Allison Transmission 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission, helps improve air quality and is significantly quieter than diesel-powered vehicles. The Actros NGT has a 100% CNG range of up to 650 km and reduces CO2 emissions by up to 95%, thanks to the use of biogas. Full Story

Allison Transmission will present its fully automatic transmissions at Solutrans

Oct 30, 2019

Allison fully automatic transmissions are recognized worldwide for the benefits they bring to drivers and owners: performance, durability, productivity, maneuverability and comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches new transmission and partnership with Freightliner Trucks at the North America Commercial Vehicle Show

Oct 29, 2019

Allison discusses a new regional haul product and its part in the company’s history of innovation. Full Story

Allison Automatics Account for 65 percent of Medium-Duty Hino Truck Sales in Australia

Oct 24, 2019

The popularity of Allison automatic transmissions as an option in medium-duty trucks has seen major truck maker, Hino, declare that 65 percent of all of its new Hino 500 Series standard cab trucks are now ordered with Allison Automatics. Full Story

Allison presents complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld 2019

Oct 24, 2019

Allison Transmission will present its complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld Europe 2019 and puts latest advances in fuel-saving technology into the limelight. Full Story