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With approximately 1,200 refuse bins emptied per shift in one-person operation, MKW of Aurich’s switch from AMTs to Allison fully automatic transmissions has saved cost and increased efficiency AURICH, Germany – The waste management company for the town of Aurich in Lower Saxony, Germany, bought its first 10 Allison transmission-equipped vehicles in 2011. The DAF […]

Responding to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Viessmann has converted part of its production facilities in Germany to manufacture its own ventilators, mobile intensive care units, respiratory protective face masks and hand sanitiser. Production lines of the German family business normally reserved for heating and cooling products have been transformed within days to make […]

HMV Survivor I provides ideal combination of acceleration, mobility, safety and reliability for crisis situations Having triumphed in a competitive Europe-wide tender, the High Mobility Vehicle (HMV) Survivor I, built by Austrian manufacturer Achleitner, has become the first vehicle of its kind in Germany to be equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission. “So far, […]

Viessmann has designed and developed a new modular, airtight intensive care unit (ICU), which could make a fundamental contribution to the care of seriously ill COVID-19 patients. The mobile, climate-controlled ICU builds on expertise within Viessmann’s Refrigeration Solutions division, which manufactures cold rooms with superior hygiene properties for a range of commercial applications. Thanks to […]

Fully automatic transmission provides a variety of benefits, including increased productivity, lower cost of ownership and greater driver comfort The first Euro 6 hydrostatic sweeper equipped with an Allison fully automatic transmission on a Volvo chassis will be shown at IFAT, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, May […]

Eight new Rosenbauer-body Scania fire trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions are in operation at U.S. Army in Germany fire departments. The U.S. Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions to its fire fleet. The vehicles, featuring the new CP 31 […]

Municipal refuse hauler expanding natural gas fleet fourfold as diesel bans loom In a major expansion of its efforts to reduce particulate and noise emissions, AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart plans to acquire 30 additional Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT (Natural Gas Technology) refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3500 fully automatic transmissions. In December 2016, the municipally-owned company put […]

Lower emissions and improved fuel economy gained through a new application of Jacobs’ well-proven valve actuation technology.  Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, September 20-27). […]

New European plant for producing engine brake and valve actuation systems will add to the company’s manufacturing operations in the USA and China Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, announced today that it will open a manufacturing facility in the city of Brno in […]

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