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Hyundai Mighty with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions Sells More Than 1,000 Units in Six Months

Feb 24, 2021

Hyundai Mighty truck is gaining customers’ trust due to its outstanding fuel economy, productivity and performance. Full Story

São Paulo Fire Corps Renews Fleet with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

Feb 18, 2021

The São Paulo Fire Corps acquired 12 new trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions for fighting fires and responding to emergencies. Full Story

Lawrence E. Dewey to Retire as Allison Transmission Chairman of the Board and named Chairman Emeritus; David S. Graziosi to Become Chairman of the Board following 2021 Annual Meeting

Feb 16, 2021

Lawrence E. Dewey has notified the company's board of directors of his decision to not stand for re-election at the company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. Dewey joined the board in October, 2007 as Allison Transmission’s President, CEO and Chairman following the purchase of the Allison business by The Carlyle Group and Onex Corporation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Partners with American Rheinmetall Vehicles to Produce the Propulsion System for Lynx OMFV Offering

Feb 16, 2021

Allison’s newest electric hybrid cross-drive transmission is selected by American Rheinmetall Vehicles for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. Full Story

Allison Transmission Offers a Special Campaign to Extend Warranty Periods in Bus Segment

Feb 16, 2021

Allison Transmission organizes a special campaign to extend the transmission warranty period to 5 years for intercity buses and coaches equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions to be delivered by Turkish OEMs to European bus operators in 2021. Full Story

Walker Die Casting is Positioned to Deliver Unique Customer Solutions

Feb 11, 2021

A 2019 acquisition by longtime customer, Allison Transmission, sixty plus years of know-how and substantial infrastructure improvements have already resulted in considerable benefits for customers. Full Story

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s Next Generation eGen FlexTM Electric Hybrid Propulsion System beginning in 2021

Feb 09, 2021

GILLIG to offer Allison Transmission’s new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV)-capable electric hybrid system, eGen Flex™, providing bus fleets with up to 10 miles of full electric propulsion for zero-emission zones, with no additional infrastructure investment required. Full Story

Allison Transmission awarded $3.6 Million Engineering Contract to Maintain Superior Performance of the Abrams Powertrain

Feb 05, 2021

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

Grand Toro, the New Model of Anadolu Isuzu, is on the Road with the Comfort of an Allison Automatic

Feb 04, 2021

Grand Toro, the next generation vehicle of Anadolu Isuzu, sets out with Allison fully automatic transmission option. The Grand Toro provides superior comfort for passengers and offers high efficiency and savings in the midi-bus segment, Full Story

New KamAZ Haul Truck Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Feb 04, 2021

The new KamAZ-65805 haul truck, developed by the KamAZ Science and Technology Сenter, comes with the Allison 4700 fully automatic transmission. Full Story

Allison Transmission receives 2019 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Jan 26, 2021

DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a four-time recipient. Full Story

Civil Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia: Federal State Opts for MAN TGM with Allison Fully Automatic Transmission

Jan 26, 2021

The federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, has ordered 109 new LF 20-KatS fire-fighting vehicles on MAN TGM 18.340 chassis with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions. A total of 38 vehicles have already been delivered to local fire departments, with another 30 scheduled for delivery by September 2021 and the rest to quickly follow. The Institut der Feuerwehr Nordrhein-Westfalen (IdF – fire brigade institute of North Rhine-Westphalia) in Münster had opted for this vehicle configuration to maximize driver control, comfort and economy. Full Story

Otokar Delivers 117 Agilo C Buses Equipped with Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions To Georgia

Jan 22, 2021

Contributing to modern public transportation in more than 50 countries including Turkey, Otokar signed one of the most significant export agreements of the year with Georgia in early 2020. 117 units of Otokar Agilo C buses, a low-floor small bus model equipped with Allison T3270R xFETM fully automatic transmissions with integral retarders, are already in the process of delivery in line intended to contribute to public transportation. Full Story

Protege Group bets on their cash-in-transit trucks equipped with Allison automatic transmissions

Jan 05, 2021

For the first time, one of the main valuables transportation companies in the country opts for automatic transmissions for its high-value cargo transportation trucks. The Allison Automatics were chosen for the agility provided to the vehicle, their robustness, and the ability to extend the transmission and the life of engine components Full Story

Concrete Transport Company Improved Efficiency with an Allison Automatic--equipped Concrete Mixer Truck

Dec 18, 2020

Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions for medium and large-sized commercial vehicles, announced today that Shinto Corporation, a Japanese concrete-transport company, selected Hino Ranger GK medium-duty concrete mixers with Allison 3500 6-speed automatic transmissions to improve efficiency in concrete transportation. Full Story

Allison Transmission Expands its Presence in Alternative Fuel Solutions

Dec 04, 2020

Pollutec Online will be held December 1-4, 2020. On that occasion, Allison Transmission will review its contribution to alternative solutions to diesel fuel. The manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions continues to increase its presence in this type of solution, whether for natural gas or 100% electric solutions, including hydrogen. Full Story

Shandong Pengxiang Auto Selects Allison Transmission’s 4800 Off Road Series™ for its Wide Body Mining Dump Trucks

Nov 20, 2020

Thanks to their superior performance and unrivalled reliability in any rough terrain, Allison’s 4800 Off Road Series™ (ORS) fully automatic transmissions have once again been chosen by Shandong Pengxiang Auto for their latest wide body mining dump (WBMD) truck. Full Story

Allison Transmission to Showcase its Industry-Leading Off-Highway Fully Automatic Transmission Series at Bauma CHINA 2020

Nov 13, 2020

From wide body mining dumps to autonomous driving rigid dumps, Allison Transmission offers OEMs and fleets a wide range of fully automatic transmissions with extraordinary performance, durability, productivity and reliability. Full Story

Allison Transmission Receives Training Excellence Award

Nov 10, 2020

Allison’s redesigned training program for the 3000/4000 Series transmissions is innovative with hands-on activities designed to engage students and meet learning objectives. Full Story

Beijing Daxing International Airport Selects Allison Transmission-equipped Deicing Fluid Recovery Truck

Nov 06, 2020

To meet stricter emission regulations and its cold-weather operational needs, the biggest airport in China receives their new deicing fluid recovery trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Full Story