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New episode in the life of the Komondors with Allison transmission

Jul 20, 2020

Based on earlier military experience, the three new Komondors assembled with special capabilities have been prepared for disaster management purposes. They are light-armored, with a double cab and interchangeable superstructure, making them suitable for fire-fighting and technical recovery type of jobs as well Full Story


Jul 15, 2020

Equipment Combination Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Power and Uptime Full Story

Allison Transmission receives certification from California Air Resources Board for model year 2020 electric hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins engines

Jul 14, 2020

Originally approved in 2014, Executive Order must be approved for eligibility on a model year basis Full Story

Allison Transmission relaunches production of the X200-4A transmission with the U.S. Army

Jul 09, 2020

Allison Transmission partners with the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM) supporting the sustainment of the light armored vehicle fleets. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software provides 12% fuel savings for Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence

Jul 08, 2020

An independent test carried out by Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence showed that FuelSense® 2.0 software, developed by Allison Transmission, allowed up to 12 percent fuel savings for some of the French city’s municipal vehicles. Full Story

Aomori roadside assistance provider praises durability of Allison transmissions

Jul 07, 2020

Cites improved drive-ability, greater safety and lower running costs. Full Story

U.S. Army in Germany again chooses fire trucks equipped with Allison transmissions

Jul 01, 2020

A few months ago, fire departments of the U.S. Army in Germany started operating eight new Scania fire trucks (structural pumpers) equipped with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. The U.S. Army has opted for this vehicle configuration for some years now due to its advantages in terms of training, deployment and maintenance. Full Story

New Volvo VHD series for the USA market receives Allison automatic transmissions

Jun 29, 2020

Volvo VHD heavy-duty trucks, recently introduced to the American consumers, have the option of incorporating Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Refuse trucks with Allison automatic transmissions debut in Bauru

Jun 16, 2020

For the first time in the history of the city, Mercedes-Benz 1729 trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series™ automatic transmissions work on refuse collection in Bauru, in the interior of State of São Paulo Full Story

Hyundai Trucks becomes first to offer Allison fully automatic in light duty truck in Australia

May 29, 2020

Hyundai Trucks Australia has announced that Allison Automatics will now be offered as an option on its range of Hyundai Mighty light duty trucks in Australia, becoming the first light duty truck to offer an Allison fully automatic in this market. Full Story

Benissa Impuls chooses Allison Transmission for refuse collection fleet

May 26, 2020

Municipal refuse collection services are amongst the many sectors that benefit from the features of Allison fully automatic transmissions, which enhance efficiency whilst reducing maintenance requirements and breakdowns. This is why Benissa Impuls, a company based in Benissa (Alicante), continues to implement Allison transmissions 15 years after first using them. Full Story

Barbados Transport Board revitalizes its fleet with electronic engines and new Allison transmissions

May 26, 2020

Transport Board, a public company in Barbados, Caribbean, chose to renew 30 urban fleet buses, replacing old engines and Allison’s automatic transmissions with newer models. Full Story

Allison HUB’s Online Portal Provides Digital Access to Latest Product Information and Service Manuals

May 15, 2020

Allison HUB™ provides a gateway for digital access to all of Allison’s up-to-date technical documentation Full Story

Mercedes-Benz and Allison export over 250 buses with fully automatic transmissions to Indonesia

May 12, 2020

Buses sold in the second half of 2019 will start operating in Indonesia by May this year. The Mercedes-Benz OH 1626 buses — for the city transport, intercity transport and the Jakarta BRT system — are equipped with Allison T280R™ fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $162 million contract to provide X1100 transmissions to the U.S. Army through 2021

Apr 30, 2020

The contract awarded to Allison Transmission will support the sustainment of the Army’s Abrams Main Battle Tank fleet Full Story

Mercedes-Benz delivers 147 city buses equipped with Allison transmissions to Uruguay

Apr 29, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Brazil is exporting to Uruguay their new OH 1721 low-floor buses. Equipped with Allison Torqmatic® T 270R™ transmissions, the buses were delivered late 2019 and became operational early this year. Full Story

Hino Team Sugawara Praises the Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Apr 28, 2020

Hino Team Sugawara competed in the truck division of the Dakar Rally 2020, one of the world's toughest off-road races. This time, the rally was held in Saudi Arabia over 12 stages from January 5-17, 2020. Full Story

In Rio, prototype buses with Allison automatic transmissions have already run over 1.1 million kilometers

Apr 15, 2020

With head offices in Rio de Janeiro, Caprichosa Auto Onibus has always been at the forefront of urban commuting buses technological advancements. In the quest for innovations to bring the business’s fleet to a new level of development, the company decided to see how a fully automatic transmission performs in their vehicles. Full Story

Allison Transmission Provides Update on Impact of COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today provided a business update in light of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus. Full Story

COVID-19 Update

Mar 27, 2020

Allison Transmission has informed its workforce that due to reduction in supply availability, decreased customer demand and unforeseen circumstances outside of our control, difficult but necessary organizational changes including layoffs are necessary. Full Story