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U.S. manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions and Chinese producer of commercial-duty trucks will assess opportunities to meet growing demand in China SHANGHAI – April 19, 2017 – Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Corp. Ltd. (CNHTC) today announced an agreement to explore a strategic partnership to optimize fully […]

Pioneering diesel-hydrogen vehicles are expected to reduce fuel consumption, air pollution and noise FIFE, SCOTLAND – The world’s first dual-fuel refuse collection vehicles, each running on a combination of diesel and hydrogen, and equipped with a fully automatic Allison transmission, are now in service in Scotland. This bold new initiative, taken by Fife Council, is […]

Army has taken delivery of their first 150 IDV high-mobility trucks featuring Allison Automatics MADRID – April, 2017 – As part of a six-year contract with Iveco España, the Spanish Ministry of Defence has begun receiving its order of 700 different Iveco Defence Vehicles, all equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions. The Army has taken […]

Repowered and retrofitted with Allison’s new T2100 and FuelSense® 2.0 Max software, the iconic double-decker is ready for London’s future emissions standards LONDON – A 1962 Routemaster double-decker bus retrofitted with an Allison transmission has become the oldest vehicle to be awarded Low Emission Bus (LEB) certification, matching the environmental credentials of the latest diesel […]

Omnibus OF1621 features an Allison T270R with a retarder for extending brake life BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Mercedes-Benz and its official Argentinian dealer COLCAR have developed a new bus, equipped with an Allison Transmission, for public passenger transport. The Omnibus OF1621 Euro V features an Allison fully automatic T270R transmission, with retarder, and a Mercedes-Benz […]

Torque converter enables SCHERM Group’s 65-tonne terminal tractor to reach maximum speed as quickly as possible, saving 22 tonnes of CO2 per year For nearly two years, SCHERM Group has used a 100 per cent electric Terberg YT202-EV terminal tractor with an Allison fully automatic transmission to efficiently deliver materials to the local BMW Group […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]