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Allison Transmission-equipped Scania FEL refuse truck provides the answer to SUEZ

14 Sep, 2015

A new four-axle Scania 8x4 32-ton front-end loader by HEIL FARID is on display at RWM 2015. Full Story

Allison Transmission presented fully automatic concrete mixer at the Concrete Show

01 Sep, 2015

Allison Transmission displayed a MAN Constellation 26.280 6x4 equipped with a 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmission and a Liebherr Brasil concrete mixer body during the 9th annual Concrete Show South America at the São Paulo Expo. Full Story

Allison Transmission announces xFE models with technology to further increase fuel economy for buses

19 May, 2015

– Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced a new series of bus models that incorporate the latest advances in fuel economy technology. Referred to as xFE, designating extra fuel economy, the fully automatic bus transmissions have demonstrated improvements up to 7 percent in addition to the company’s FuelSense® features. Full Story

Underground mining: Knauf Gips KG changes tractor fleet to Mercedes Zetros with Allison fully automatic transmissions

29 Dec, 2014

HÜTTENHEIM, Germany – Heavy loads, narrow curves, rugged routes, constant starting and stopping – Knauf Gips KG recognized that towing tractors with manual transmissions had reach the limits of their capabilities in the Hüttenheim mine and decided a change was necessary to two-axle Zetros 1833 4x4 tractors with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission to showcase its largest product range ever in Europe at IAA 2014

26 Aug, 2014

HANNOVER, Germany – Allison Transmission will showcase its largest range of transmissions ever in Europe at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Exposition, Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 in Hannover. Products will range from 1000/2000 Series™ models for light-duty commercial vehicles to 3000 Series™ and 4000 Series™ for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and the 6000 Series™ off-highway unit. Full Story

Warsteiner Brewery enhances visitors’ experience with smooth tour transport

07 Aug, 2014

WARSTEIN, Germany – Since 1753, Warsteiner Brewery has produced its world-renowned Pils beer. Now, as one of the largest privately-owned breweries in Germany, about 50,000 guests come to its visitor attraction annually, touring the 119-acre facility aboard a 95 ft-long, three-car, rail-less tram. Full Story

Allison Transmission enters into cooperation with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles

18 Jun, 2014

MAINZ, Germany – Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, recently entered into cooperation with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV). RMMV now offers the militarised TGS-Mil truck in every all-wheel drive type (4x4, 6x6 and 8x8) with the six-speed Allison 4500 SP fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Allison displays fully automatic transmissions for military vehicles at Eurosatory 2014

03 Jun, 2014

PARIS – Allison Transmission will showcase its world renowned X200 and 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions globally recognised for quality, reliability and durability, at Eurosatory 2014. The Land and Air-land Defense and Security show held in Paris from June 16-20 is an excellent opportunity for visitors to see these transmissions, specially designed to operate in the harshest conditions, while ensuring unrivaled performance with Allison’s Continuous Power Technology™. Full Story

Allison Transmission maximizes efficiency in 110 new TEMSA Avenue CNG buses

28 Apr, 2014

ISTANBUL – Specified with Allison fully automatic transmissions to maximize vehicle efficiency, Turkish manufacturer TEMSA recently delivered its first 12-meter Avenue CNG buses to Istanbul Otobüs A.Ş. Full Story

Allison Transmission-equipped heavy duty trucks cover 4.5 million kilometres without fail to keep lights on in Turkey

13 Apr, 2014

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- In 1985, TEİAŞ purchased eight heavy-duty Kaelble vehicles equipped with Allison CLBT 6061 fully automatic transmissions, all of which are still operating using the original driveline parts. The vehicles’ role has been to transport 50- to 190-ton transformers and reactors from across the country to maintenance and repair centers in Ankara, as well as between different generating stations. These Allison-equipped trucks have safely and reliably hauled heavy loads over approximately 150,000 kilometers annually, a total of nearly 4.5 million kilometres, without fail. Full Story

Allison provides passenger-focused value for Murrays

20 Mar, 2014

SYDNEY, Australia – One of Australia’s largest coach operators has committed to Allison fully automatic transmissions for 124 coaches within its 180-vehicle fleet, to deliver a safe, comfortable and efficient passenger experience. Murrays operates from its Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne depots. Full Story

FuelSense® – Allison Transmission introduces fuel consumption reductions of up to 20%

06 Mar, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) announced the launch of a new fuel-efficiency package that can deliver up to 20 percent fuel savings at the NTEA ‘Work Truck’ conference today in Indianapolis. FuelSense® features automatically adapt shift schedules and torque, maximizing transmission efficiency based on load, grade and duty cycle, without sacrificing Allison advantages fleets already depend on – superior performance and Continuous Power Technology™. Full Story

Allison Transmission to highlight latest off-highway smart controls at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

04 Mar, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) will participate in CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the leading showcase for new products and technologies in the construction industry, being held this week in Las Vegas (March 4-8). Allison, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, will discuss the features and benefits of its latest electronic controls technology for on- and off-highway vehicles in Booth 85430, South Hall 4 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Full Story

Award for BSR Berlin: Allison-equipped CNG trucks fueled by organic refuse

14 Jan, 2014

BERLIN, Germany – In summer 2013, Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR) opened its first biogas plant in Spandau-Ruhleben, built as part of a large environmentally-conscious project undertaken to increase renewable fuel usage within the fleet. BSR’s project is unique in Germany and recently won in the “A Place of Excellence in the Land of Ideas” contest. Full Story

Allison advancing in Indonesian BRT market with Chinese OEMs

08 Jan, 2014

BEIJING, China —TransJakarta Busway, the local bus transportation authority of Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, has announced the purchase of 66 Zhong Tong LCK6180GC buses, equipped with Allison automatic transmissions. The company’s largest single order of 18m articulated buses supports the city’s active promotion of the BRT public bus service as a means of reducing congested city traffic. Full Story

Nord Engineering and Allison bring waste collection to a new level in Turkey.

11 Dec, 2013

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Fully automatic urban bus deployed in Argentina

28 Nov, 2013

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üstra Hannover reorders Allison-equipped hybrid articulated buses.

12 Nov, 2013

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All new Oise Fire and Rescue aerial platform vehicle debuts at French Firefighters Congress

21 Oct, 2013

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Allison transmissions selected for efficient and secure document shredding

14 Oct, 2013

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