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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 […]

New order brings to 260 total Allison-equipped fire trucks in State of São Paulo fleet SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Demanding greater agility in urban traffic to improve response times, São Paulo Fire Corps recently acquired 81 new fire trucks equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions. The São Paulo Fire Corps now has 260 Allison-equipped trucks, […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems® (JVS), the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Gallagher as President. As president, Gallagher will direct all facets of JVS’s global operations while meeting the customers’ and JVS’s short- and long-term strategic initiatives. “We […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a new 2-Step Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. By enhancing performance and efficiency across an engine’s operating range, 2-Step VVA will help engine manufacturers further improve fuel consumption and reduce tailpipe emissions, as well as deliver […]

Recently-delivered LNG-fuelled trucks for Paris City Hall and natural gas-fuelled trucks for Transnugon in Madrid and Valencia are showing real-world advantages By switching trucks to clean energy sources rather than diesel, and by using fully automatic Allison transmissions rather than automated manual transmissions (AMTs), fleet operators in two European capital cities are meeting sustainability commitments […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hino Motors, Ltd. which will last through 2025. With this long-term supply agreement, Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) continue their long-standing relationship which began in […]

European OEM uses Allison for torque multiplication to haul heavier loads, traverse steep inclines and extend battery life With its commitment to address emissions and noise regulations in Europe, EMOSS Mobile Systems has developed an Allison transmission-equipped electric semi-truck that has a range exceeding 300 miles. The EMOSS Electric Vehicle with Extender Range (E.V.E.R.) semi-truck […]

Fire engine equipped with an Allison Automatic was designed to meet the industry needs for an exceptionally high-reaching and responsive emergency vehicle Demanding greater manoeuvrability and compatibility with firefighting accessories, specialty vehicle maker Triel-HT Group has chosen an Allison 4500 fully automatic transmission for its turntable ladder truck with a 42 metre reach. A Scania […]

Equipped with an Allison 3000 Series™ transmission for greater acceleration and enhanced manoeuvrability, the compact emergency vehicle is ideal for urban environments MADRID – Allison Transmission showcased the new Magirus City fire truck at SICUR 2018, the International Security Safety and Fire Exhibition. Ideal for city use, the vehicle features a narrow wheelbase and slim […]

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). […]