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Refuse fleet market demand called for new release of the Allison 3200 model transmission in the Mercedes-Benz Antos; Jakob Becker Group has selected Allison transmissions for almost 20 years KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – The first Mercedes-Benz Antos rear-loader vehicles with Allison fully automatic transmissions will be delivered to Jakob Becker Group in Mehlingen. The trucks, expected […]

KORTRIJK, Belgium – Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic commercial-duty transmissions, will promote the latest version of its fuel-saving software at Busworld 2017 in Kortrijk (October 20-25; Hall 2, Stand 202). FuelSense® 2.0 featuring DynActive™ Shifting, delivers up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software due to […]

Latest list of LEB-accredited buses shows diesel can be a route to lower emissions; UK bus fleets can now specify an Allison transmission and qualify for LEB grants  AMPTHILL, UK – The new Optare Metrocity xFE midi-bus has been added to the list of Low Emission Bus (LEB) accredited vehicles. Propelled by a Mercedes 5.1-litre […]

Quickeze Towing of Canberra, Australia, has improved the retention of key employees with the purchase of two Allison-equipped UD MK 11-250 trucks. The tilt tray models were added to the 22-vehicle fleet in 2013 and are also attributed with increasing productivity, improving fuel economy and reducing maintenance requirements. The experience has led the company to […]

Allison fully automatic with FuelSense® beats Eaton dual clutch transmission in third-party analysis INDIANAPOLIS – Feb. 27, 2017 – Allison Transmission has announced results of certified, third-party testing that proves its fully automatic Allison 2500 with FuelSense® technology provides 5 percent better fuel economy than the Eaton Procision® dual clutch transmission (DCT). Assuming 50,000 miles […]

To address its aging fleet, Aomori Airport recently took delivery of the first Rosenbauer Panther 8×8 aircraft rescue fire fighting (ARFF) truck, equipped with two engines and two Allison 4800 automatic transmissions. “When an aviation accident occurs, the first three minutes are vital,” said Keiji Kato, chief of Aomori Airport Fire Department. “The important thing […]

Australian specialist manufacturer has developed a new higher payload 4WD low clearance vehicle with an Allison Automatic to ensuring smooth, simple operation and cost  BALLARAT, Australia – Equipped with a fully automatic Allison transmission, Goldacres has developed a new G8/G10 Super Cruiser range of spreader sprayer tractors to answer the growing demand for increased fertilizer […]

New Allison nine-speed will provide reduced emissions, improved fuel economy and advanced stop-start capability Allison Transmission today announced its first nine-speed model at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The innovative, fully automatic transmission, for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, will be available globally and is targeted for release in 2020. “With this new […]

First Volare Access models sold to international market feature a capacity for 31 passengers and fully automatic Allison transmissions SÃO PAULO – Volare, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of small buses, recently sold 35 of its Volver Access school buses to Dubai Taxi Co.’s School Bus Division in the United Arab Emirates. The exported model is […]

Jumel Choudhury has joined Allison Transmission as UK market development manager, bus and coach. Effective immediately, Jumel’s role is to increase sales and revenue growth, manage relationships with Allison’s bus OEM and fleet customers and to support market development activities. Jumel, who has an automotive engineering background and worked previously at Tesco PLC in a […]