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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 […]

Allison Transmission will present its complete range of propulsion solutions at Busworld Europe 2019 and puts latest advances in fuel-saving technology into the limelight. Allison Transmission, a leader in propulsion solutions, will display its full range of systems for midi buses, city buses and coaches at Busworld 2019 (October 18 – 23; Brussels Expo; Stand […]

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 […]

Russia’s first home-produced LNG bus, the LOTOS 105 by RariTEK, has an Allison fully automatic transmission for high performance in city traffic, with lower operation and service costs. The first Russian manufacturer to produce a bus fuelled by liquified natural gas (LNG) has specified an Allison fully automatic transmission. The LOTOS 105 10.5-metre low-floor bus […]

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 […]

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) backs UK customer transmission upgrade programme following Go Ahead London’s up to 7.13% fuel saving on an ADL Enviro200 midibus. Real-world trials of a midibus retrofitted with Allison’s xFE transmission hardware and FuelSense® 2.0 software are showing fuel economy improvements of up to 7.13%, and an average across seasons of 4.37%. […]

OF1621 model features an Allison T270 with a retarder for extending brake life – and significantly reducing maintenance costs BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Mercedes-Benz Argentina and its official dealer COLCAR teamed up with Allison to develop a new bus for public passenger transportation. The front-engine OF1621 chassis is equipped with a T270 fully automatic transmission, […]

In operation in Curitiba for almost nine months, Brazil’s first Scania bi-articulated buses have positively surprised fleet owners and users Urban transport system operator, Viação Cidade Sorriso, has reported positive results from its purchase of Brazil’s first six Scania bi-articulated buses, which operate in the southern city of Curitiba. The buses are 27 metres-long, have […]

Decision by 171-strong fleet, following experience with Allison-equipped Otokar Doruk low floor buses, is driven by desire to eliminate driver mistakes and increase passenger comfort. GAZİANTEP, Turkey – Five years after first experiencing the benefits of buses equipped with fully automatic Allison transmissions, Gaziantep Transportation Co. (aka Gaziulaş), an affiliate of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, a […]

CUTSCA (Compañía Uruguaya de Transporte Colectivo SA), one of the largest urban transport companies in Uruguay, is operating 147 new Mercedes-Benz OH 1721 Euro 5 buses equipped with fully automatic Allison Torqmatic® T 270R™ transmissions in the capital, Montevideo, and surrounding cities. The delivery in January marked CUTSCA’s first acquisition of low-floor architecture buses, following […]

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