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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.


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

Allison Transmission to showcase next generation 9-Speed automatic transmission at Brisbane Truck Show

09 May, 2019

Allison announces new electric propulsion solutions and unveils its 9-Speed automatic to provide reduced emissions, improved fuel economy, and advanced capabilities. Full Story

Allison Transmission is providing its e-axle solution to Peterbilt for evaluation on Powerful Electric Class 8 Truck

25 Apr, 2019

Launched at the 2019 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California, the AXE Series electric powertrain will be integrated in Peterbilt’s Model 579EV electric Class 8 truck for evaluation and testing. Full Story