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Allison Transmission Invests in Autotech Ventures, Obtaining Unique Access to Global Mobility Startups

Jan 12, 2022

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce it has committed to a $15 million investment in Autotech Ventures, a venture capital firm that’s helping to pave the way for the next frontier of mobility. Full Story

Allison Transmission Delivers 2 Millionth 1000/2000 Series Transmission

Jan 11, 2022

Allison Transmission is pleased to announce the delivery of its 2 millionth 1000/2000 Series transmission, a milestone in the company’s history of providing reliable, durable transmissions for light and medium duty commercial vehicles. The transmission was delivered to Penske Truck Leasing, a leading global transportation services provider. Full Story

Large City Buses with Allison’s Fully Automatic Transmissions Support Everyday Transportation in the Kyushu Region

Jan 10, 2022

Medium-sized buses with Allison Automatics to join the operation in the next fiscal year Full Story

Search for Better Cost Benefit Leads Racli to Buy the New Mercedes-Benz Atego 1719 Equipped with Allison Automatics

Jan 10, 2022

Refuse collection company from Criciúma, State of Santa Catarina, buys the first five Mercedes-Benz Atego 1719 four-cylinder trucks with fully automatic transmissions newly developed by Mercedes-Benz in partnership with Allison Transmission Full Story

Allison 3000 Series™ Transmission to Be Used in Hino Team Sugawara Trucks at Dakar Rally 2022

Dec 22, 2021

Team to use hybrid trucks for the first time in support of environmentally friendly and sustainable racing Full Story

Sany’s All-Terrain Crane Featuring Allison Transmission is Perfect for Gobi Desert Green Energy Infrastructure Projects

Dec 22, 2021

Allison Transmission announces that the all-terrain crane SAC600E, built by Sany Heavy Industries and equipped with Allison’s 4500 Specialty Series™ (SP) fully automatic transmission, has won the approval of a Gobi desert power construction customer based upon greatly improved vehicle mobility, enhanced efficiency and driving comfort. Full Story

Allison Transmission Grows Its Global Presence in Wheeled Tactical Defense Vehicles

Dec 14, 2021

Allison to provide 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions for Israel’s future Armored Fighting Vehicle. Full Story

Allison Transmission Honored with ASE Training Excellence Award for Second Consecutive Year

Dec 08, 2021

Allison’s Train-the-Trainer program was recognized for its innovative, immersive technician training Full Story

Katmerciler to Deliver 118 Units of Hızır Vehicles Equipped with Allison Transmissions to Kenya

Dec 02, 2021

Katmerciler won Kenya’s military vehicle procurement tender and will start the delivery of Hızır vehicles equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions in 2022. Full Story

Allison Transmission’s eGen Power™ 100D Electric Axle Earns Prestigious I-nnovation Award at Solutrans 2021

Dec 01, 2021

Allison Transmission is honored to announce that its eGen Power™ 100D electric axle has earned a prestigious industry accolade. The e-Axle was recognized with a Silver I-nnovation Award in the equipment category during an awards ceremony at Solutrans 2021. Full Story

Allison Transmission Partners with Dakar Rally Winner Team de Rooy to Develop Fully Electric Truck

Nov 30, 2021

An electric truck equipped with an Allison Transmission will be built for the toughest motorsport competition on earth Full Story

City of Paris Selects Allison Transmission for its Waste Collection and Street Maintenance Vehicles

Nov 29, 2021

The City of Paris, which has managed to position itself at the forefront of innovation, opted very early for Allison fully automatic transmissions to facilitate the work of drivers who operate in very dense urban areas on a daily basis. Full Story

Volkswagen Equipped with Allison Automatic Works Round-the-Clock in Sugarcane Mill

Nov 24, 2021

Equipped with a water tank for firefighting, the VW Constellation 31.280 with an Allison 3000 Series™ transmission runs 24 hours a day at the sugarcane mill Usina Cerradão, in Frutal, the interior of the State of Minas Gerais Full Story

Allison Transmission to Supply Fully Automatic Transmission for New Mercedes-Benz Tourrider Coach

Nov 19, 2021

For its new flagship coach for the North American market, Daimler Buses has opted for Allison fully automatic transmissions. Allison’s B 500R fully automatic transmission with fuel-saving FuelSense® 2.0 technology is factory standard in the Mercedes-Benz Tourrider and provides a reliable, economical and comfortable propulsion solution. Full Story

Allison Transmission Strengthens Commitment to Fuel Consumption Savings and Electrification

Nov 19, 2021

With its fuel-efficient solutions, in particular FuelSense® 2.0 software and the fully automatic xFE transmission, Allison Transmission reinforces the total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits of its fully automatic transmissions. Full Story

Isuzu Enters Class 7 Market in North America with F-Series Featuring Allison Rugged Duty Series™ Transmission

Nov 18, 2021

Isuzu introduces two new F-Series models, exclusively featuring Allison transmissions Full Story

Partnership Between Allison Transmission and Dotto Trains Reaches New Heights

Nov 12, 2021

Dotto Trains once again chooses Allison fully automatic transmissions for their new “Big Boy” tourist train. The tourist trains of Tarquinia and the Island of Elba have never been so comfortable. Full Story

U.S. Marine Corps Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle Prototypes Feature Allison Transmissions

Nov 11, 2021

Allison’s 3000 Specialty Series™ transmission chosen by both manufacturers competing for the Marine Corps’ newest wheeled armored vehicle prototype Full Story

First Bus Upgrades 220 Buses With Allison’s xFE Transmission

Nov 11, 2021

Allison’s transmissions reduce fuel consumption by 8.5%, paying back the cost of the upgrade in little more than a year and prolonging the operational life of the bus. Full Story

Allison Transmission Completes Installation of New eGen Power™ Electric Axle Production Assembly Line

Nov 09, 2021

The 109,000 square foot dedicated facility will produce Allison’s portfolio of eGen Power™ electric axles with Allison’s proven quality and reliability for commercial applications Full Story