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Shanghai Urban Sanitation improves efficiency of high-pressure sprinkler fleet with Allison 3000 SeriesTM transmission

23 Sep, 2020

The 2nd Division of Jinghuan Sanitation Company, a branch of Shanghai Jing'an Urban Development Group, initially purchased two refuse compactors equipped with Allison tranmissions two years back. To further enhance its urban sanitation efficiency, the organization added four Dongfeng high-pressure sprinklers equipped with Allison automatic transmissions in the second half of 2019. Full Story

UD Trucks offers Allison fully automatic transmissions with new Quon 8x4 8.0-litre engine for added vocational appeal

07 Sep, 2020

UD Trucks has launched a version of its popular Quon 8x4 heavy-duty model and, for the first time, is offering the Allison 3200 Series automatic transmission coupled to its 8.0-litre engine. Full Story

UROVESA to supply Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTACs fitted with Allison automatic transmissions

04 Sep, 2020

Galician company UROVESA, a provider of special off-road vehicles for civil and defense missions worldwide, has secured a contract to supply the Spanish Armed Forces with 663 VAMTAC ST5s fitted with Allison 1000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Transdiesel, Allison’s official distributor in Spain, played a key role as advisor to UROVESA in this project. Full Story

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner on Next Generation Electric Hybrid Buses

26 Aug, 2020

IndyGo recently selected Allison’s H 40 EP electric hybrid propulsion solution to power 27 new buses and will be a lead fleet partner for Allison’s revolutionary new electric hybrid product, eGen FlexTM. Full Story

Allison Transmission launches eGen Flex, its new Zero Emission-capable electric hybrid system, providing bus fleets with full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones and depot operation

25 Aug, 2020

eGen Flex will be the initial product offering under the new Allison eGen brand of electric and electric hybrid propulsion solutions, positioning Allison to lead the charge into the future of commercial vehicle electric propulsion. Full Story

Vehicle testing begins at Allison Transmission’s newly opened and state-of-the-art Indianapolis facility

24 Aug, 2020

Allison Transmission’s Vehicle Environmental Test Center is now available for Allison and its partners to conduct consistent and repeatable testing in real-world and extreme conditions, all in one location. Full Story

ESHOT again chooses Allison-equipped city buses

24 Aug, 2020

Izmir Metropolitan Municipality ESHOT General Directorate benefits from Allison fully automatic transmission in Otokar Sultan City buses serving on inner-city routes due to driver and passenger comfort and maneuverability on narrow roads. Full Story

Hybrid refuse trucks with Allison Automatics: As jolt-free as a fully electric truck; as economical and reliable as a diesel

20 Aug, 2020

Starting in mid-August 2020, three new hybrid refuse vehicles are joining the refuse collection fleet of the Swiss city of Thun. The vehicles are powered by Euro 6d diesel engines with Allison fully automatic transmissions, but the refuse collection body is working fully electric. Heated handholds for the loading crew at the rear, in addition to a drawer to dry wet gloves, show what else the city is able to provide its employees to increase comfort and efficiency. Full Story

Busfleet Australia fully shifts to Allison Automatics

12 Aug, 2020

Sydney-based specialist coach hire business, Busfleet Australia, commits to Allison Automatics in its coach fleet because of the ease of operation and reliability they deliver. Full Story

Allison Transmission urges truck fleet operators to review transmission servicing intervals

11 Aug, 2020

Biffa’s UK fleet cuts £200,000 per year from transmission servicing costs with Allison Transmission’s help Full Story

Hino gives Australian fire fighters and outback workers a safer and easier to drive with an Allison Automatic

11 Aug, 2020

Hino aims to make the lives of Australia’s bushfire fighters safer and more comfortable by launching a new version of its 4x4 500 Series GT model, with Allison fully automatic transmission now fitted as standard equipment. Full Story

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