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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 […]

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 […]

Previously only available with select 3000 Series™ models, expanded xFE portfolio now enables smaller, medium-duty buses and trucks to also use even less fuel Allison Transmission today announced availability of its latest fuel economy technology for its 1000 Series™ and 2000 Series™. Referred to as xFE, designating extra fuel economy, the fully automatic bus and […]

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 […]

Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic commercial-duty transmissions, will promote the latest version of its fuel-saving software at Solutrans in Lyon (November 21-25; Hall 5.2, Stand 6U098). FuelSense® 2.0 featuring DynActive™ Shifting, delivers up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software due to a combination of upgraded […]

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 […]

New application with Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus is expected to commence testing in pilot fleets in 2018 Allison Transmission has announced that Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus will be using the Allison automatic transmission in its fully electric e-Delivery truck. Volkswagen’s e-Delivery is the first fully electric truck developed in Brazil and is equipped with an Allison […]

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 […]

Swedish TNT contractor delivers around the clock with 10 Volvo FL trucks equipped with the fully automatic Allison 3000 Series™; reliability, productivity and ease of driving credentials make package ideal for UK fleets  STOCKHOLM – Br. Bäver Transport, one of Stockholm’s biggest haulage companies which primarily delivers air cargo for TNT in Sweden, has chosen […]