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Allison Transmission equips 49 Mercedes-Benz refuse trucks acquired by the City of Goiânia

20 Jul, 2020

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 Full Story

INTERNATIONAL® RH™ SERIES NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW ALLISON 3414 REGIONAL HAUL SERIES™ TRANSMISSION

15 Jul, 2020

Equipment Combination Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Power and Uptime Full Story

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software provides 12% fuel savings for Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence

08 Jul, 2020

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. Full Story

Aomori roadside assistance provider praises durability of Allison transmissions

07 Jul, 2020

Cites improved drive-ability, greater safety and lower running costs. Full Story

New Volvo VHD series for the USA market receives Allison automatic transmissions

29 Jun, 2020

Volvo VHD heavy-duty trucks, recently introduced to the American consumers, have the option of incorporating Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Refuse trucks with Allison automatic transmissions debut in Bauru

16 Jun, 2020

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 Full Story

Hyundai Trucks becomes first to offer Allison fully automatic in light duty truck in Australia

29 May, 2020

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. Full Story

Benissa Impuls chooses Allison Transmission for refuse collection fleet

26 May, 2020

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. Full Story

Barbados Transport Board revitalizes its fleet with electronic engines and new Allison transmissions

26 May, 2020

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. Full Story

Allison HUB’s Online Portal Provides Digital Access to Latest Product Information and Service Manuals

15 May, 2020

Allison HUB™ provides a gateway for digital access to all of Allison’s up-to-date technical documentation Full Story

Mercedes-Benz and Allison export over 250 buses with fully automatic transmissions to Indonesia

12 May, 2020

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. Full Story

Mercedes-Benz delivers 147 city buses equipped with Allison transmissions to Uruguay

29 Apr, 2020

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. Full Story

Hino Team Sugawara Praises the Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

28 Apr, 2020

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. Full Story

In Rio, prototype buses with Allison automatic transmissions have already run over 1.1 million kilometers

15 Apr, 2020

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. Full Story

COVID-19 Update

27 Mar, 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

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

04 Feb, 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

Dennis Eagle enhances efficiency with Allison FuelSense® 2.0 Max

19 Nov, 2019

All new Dennis Eagle chassis to roll off the production line now benefit from the addition of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 Max technology, an innovative package of features designed to help customers maximise vehicle performance and efficiency. Full Story