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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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