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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 […]

Hungary-assembled Allison 3000 Series™ and 4000 Series™ transmissions allow Komondor light-armoured vehicles to perform with precision under extreme conditions Demanding superior manoeuvrability in any environment, Gamma Technical Corporation recently demonstrated the capabilities of its Komondor light armoured vehicles equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Test drives at the Allison Customer Experience Center and Drive Track […]

The units will be used to transport oil company employees in the city of Doha. Volare, a specialist manufacturer of five to 10 tonne passenger transport vehicles, has signed a contract to export 19 Volare Fly 9 Executive mini-buses equipped with Allison T 2100 fully automatic transmissions, to Qatar. The customer is MBM Transport, one […]

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 […]

Three new MAN TGS hybrid refuse vehicles join the fleet of Thun in Switzerland; trucks feature the latest Euro 6d engines with Allison’s 4000 SeriesTM transmissions and have fully electric refuse collection bodies. The Civil Engineering Department of the Swiss city of Thun has added three new three-axle MAN TGS chassis to its waste collection […]

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 […]

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