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Allison T 2100™ delivers perfect balance between performance and economy on hilly and speed-restricted Channel Island roads The States of Guernsey has ordered 22 additional Wrightbus StreetVibe buses equipped with Allison T 2100™ fully automatic transmissions for increased performance, faster acceleration and greater operational flexibility. Following an initial order of 12 buses delivered in 2017, […]

Company also continues work to support customers with connected capabilities for a single, efficient fleet management experience Allison Transmission today announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. The news was revealed at the 67th IAA Commercial […]

Allison at ALBUM 2019
21st February 2019

With plenty of fuel- and emissions-reducing product news for local bus managers, Allison is again sponsoring the ALBUM Conference in 2019 Allison Transmission is, for a 14th year, supporting the ALBUM Conference, as a sponsor and exhibitor. The Allison team, led by UK and Ireland director, Ashley Brooks, will be on hand to discuss Allison’s […]

Vehicle Environmental Test facility to provide unique value to Allison partners Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles, is investing in a new vehicle testing facility that will facilitate further innovation in the industry. This facility is to be located on the campus of Allison’s global headquarters […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]