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Transmissions trends feature

16 November 2011

As part of just-auto’s ongoing monitoring of trends in the transmission sector, Matthew Beecham talked with executives from Torotrak, BorgWarner, Prodrive and Getrag about how the global transmission market could evolve in terms of the split between manual and automatic transmissions.


HUNGARY: GM's Allison Transmission opens its biggest foreign plant

20 October 2000

Allison Transmission of the USA, a division of General Motors Corp, launched its biggest foreign venture today with a $31.4m factory in Hungary to make nearly 40,000 transmissions

Latest interviews


Q&A with Allison Transmission

13 October 2014

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature


Q&A with Torotrak

18 October 2011

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with leading transmission developers, Matthew Beecham talked with Dick Elsy, chief executive officer of UK-based Torotrak. The company develops gearless traction drive technology which increases efficiency and reduces CO2 emissions in vehicles. Its variable-drive technology is also being developed for superchargers, engine auxiliary applications.


Q&A with Allison Transmission

7 June 2007

Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty automatic transmissions. Matthew Beecham talked to Larry Love, director of market development and sales promotion, Allison Transmission in Europe about how new technologies are affecting the market.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Allison sales surge 23% to US$711m in Q2 2018

31 July 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, reported net sales for the second quarter of US$711m, a 23% increase from the same period in 2017. The increase in net sales was principally driven by...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz bus to feature xFE transmission

30 July 2018

Mercedes-Benz Brazil’s new OF 1721 L front engine bus with an Allison fully automatic transmission will be shown at Lat.Bus and Transpublico 2018, the Latin American Transport Fair, 31 July to 2 August at the Transamerica Expo centre. The partnership...


just-auto Plus only Navistar selects Allison transmission for trucks

18 June 2018

Navistar has announced that the Allison TC10 for its International LT series of heavy-duty, long haul trucks, and the Allison 3000 Highway series for its RH series of Class 8 regional haul tractors are now available with the Cummins X15 engine. The LT series...


Allison gears up for connected vehicle ecosystem

13 June 2018

Allison Transmission says it has partnered with multiple North American telematics service providers (TSPs) to deliver 'transmission health information by year-end'. TSPs will begin integrating Allison into their applications for a 'single, efficient fleet management experience'.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz rolls out Omnibus with Allison T270R

11 June 2018

Less than a year after Mercedes-Benz and its official dealer Colcar teamed with Allison Transmission to unveil a new bus for public passenger transport, the Omnibus OF1621 is now in service with more than 20 transit systems. The front-engine OF1621 with an...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Fuso selects Allison transmissions

7 June 2018

Allison Transmission’s presence in the Class 4 and Class 5 truck market has recently expanded with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America unveiling its new Fuso FE Gas series cabover work trucks. “We are excited to offer our customers a choice of a...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission announces leadership changes

1 June 2018

Allison Transmission announced that David Graziosi has begun serving as the company’s CEO. He previously served as president and chief financial officer since January 2016. “Right now is an exciting time to be part of the Allison family and this...


Allison appoints Frederick Bohley as CFO

14 May 2018

Allison Transmission has appointed Frederick Bohley as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective 1 June.


just-auto Plus only MV Series to feature Allison transmission

9 March 2018

Allison has announced that the company’s fully automatic transmission will come standard on International’s new medium-duty vehicle, the International MV Series. "We partner with world class suppliers and are excited to provide our MV...


Allison Transmission Q4 sales rise 25%

15 February 2018

Allison Transmission said sales for the fourth quarter rose 25% to $588m.


just-auto Plus only Allison Q4 sales surge 25% to US$588m

15 February 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, reported net sales for the fourth quarter of US$588m, a 25% increase from the same period in 2016. The increase in net sales was principally driven by...


just-auto Plus only Gillig buses to feature Allison's FuelSense tech

26 January 2018

Gillig LLC, designer and manufacturer of buses, has announced it will offer FuelSense 2.0 featuring DynActive Shifting beginning in April. The innovative new method of shift scheduling from Allison Transmission delivers up to 6% additional fuel savings beyond...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Argentina unveils OF1621 bus

11 January 2018

Mercedes-Benz Argentina and its official dealer Colcar teamed up with Allison to develop a new bus for public passenger transportation. The front-engine OF1621 chassis is equipped with a T270 fully automatic transmission, which features a retarder to extend...


just-auto Plus only Allison announces top management promotion

8 December 2017

Allison Transmission announced the promotion of Otto Szalavari to managing director of global marketing. He will be instrumental in driving growth through ongoing implementation and refinement of the company's marketing strategy.  "During his...


just-auto Plus only Allison 4000 Series reaches 500,000 production

13 November 2017

Allison Transmission announced the production of its 500,000th fully automatic 4000 Series transmission. Benefiting a wide range of commercial-duty vehicles, the transmission series is used in applications that include refuse, construction, fire and emergency,...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission Q3 2017 sales rise 37%

31 October 2017

Allison Transmission Holdings the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, reported net sales for the third quarter of US$595m, a 37% increase from the same period in 2016. The increase in net sales was principally driven by...


just-auto Plus only Iveco presents new Stralis X-Way

30 October 2017

The Stralis X-Way is Iveco’s completely new range specifically developed for vocational and construction logistics missions, which provides the Perfect Crossing for on-road applications requiring off-road mobility. The Stralis X-Way delivers...


just-auto Plus only VW e-Delivery truck selects Allison transmission

27 October 2017

Allison Transmission announced that Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus will be using the Allison automatic transmission in its fully electric e-Delivery truck. Volkswagen’s e-Delivery is the first fully electric truck developed in Brazil and...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission introduces xFE transmissions

9 October 2017

Allison Transmission 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 truck transmissions have demonstrated improvements up to 7%...


Allison launches first nine speed automatic

28 September 2017

Allison Transmission announced its first nine speed model at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta.


just-auto Plus only Allison introduces first nine-speed transmission

28 September 2017

Allison Transmission announced its first nine-speed model at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The innovative, fully automatic transmission, for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, will be available globally and is targeted for release in...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission appoints new CEO

1 September 2017

The board of directors for Allison Transmission Holdings announced that president and chief financial officer David Graziosi will succeed chief executive officer Lawrence Dewey on 1 June 2018. "Larry is an exceptional leader who has successfully guided...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Omnibus to equip Allison T270R

13 July 2017

Mercedes-Benz and its official dealer Colcar joined with Allison Transmission to develop a new bus for public passenger transport. The Omnibus OF1621 Euro V is equipped with the fully automatic Allison T270R, which features a retarder to extend brake...


just-auto Plus only Allison to introduce its new fuel-saving software

22 May 2017

Allison Transmission to present FuelSense 2.0 with DynActive Shifting, its latest fuel-saving software, at the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, 25-28 May 2017. The leading supplier of automatic transmissions for the...


just-auto Plus only Kenworth/Peterbilt models to equip Allison TC10

24 March 2017

Allison Transmission announced its TC10 for Class 8 tractors will be available from Paccar later this year in the Kenworth T680 and T880, and Peterbilt 567 and 579 models. “We’re pleased to partner with Paccar to introduce our TC10 in their...


just-auto Plus only Peterbilt introduces Allison TC10 transmission

23 March 2017

Peterbilt announces the availability of the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission on Models 567 and 579 later this year. The Allison TC10 is designed for tractor applications, such as regional and line-haul, and features a twin-countershaft design...


just-auto Plus only Allison’s FuelSense technology better fuel saver

23 February 2017

Allison Transmission on 22 February 2017 announced results of certified, third-party testing that proves its fully automatic Allison 2500 with FuelSense technology provides 5% better fuel economy than the Eaton Procision dual clutch transmission...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission Q4 2016 sales down 2%

7 February 2017

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, on 6 February 2017 reported net sales for the fourth quarter of US$469m, a 2% decrease from the same period in 2015. The decrease in net sales was...


just-auto Plus only Allison chairman/CEO enters new agreement

22 December 2016

The board of directors for Allison Transmission Holdings on 21 December 2016 announced that it has entered into a new employment agreement with chairman and CEO Lawrence E. Dewey. The agreement runs through 31 May 2018 at which time Dewey, currently 60 years...


Dana to supply axles, driveshafts for 2018 Isuzus

14 December 2016

Dana announced on Wednesday (14 December) it will begin supplying axles and driveshafts for the 2018 Isuzu FTR.  Production of this new Class 6 medium-duty truck will begin mid-2017.

Allison news

just-auto Plus only Allison sales surge 23% to US$711m in Q2 2018

31 July 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic tra...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz bus to feature xFE transmission

30 July 2018

Mercedes-Benz Brazil’s new OF 1721 L front engine bus with an Allison fully automatic trans...


just-auto Plus only Navistar selects Allison transmission for trucks

18 June 2018

Navistar has announced that the Allison TC10 for its International LT series of heavy-duty, long...


Allison gears up for connected vehicle ecosystem

13 June 2018

Allison Transmission says it has partnered with multiple North American telematics service provid...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz rolls out Omnibus with Allison T270R

11 June 2018

Less than a year after Mercedes-Benz and its official dealer Colcar teamed with Allison Transmiss...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Fuso selects Allison transmissions

7 June 2018

Allison Transmission’s presence in the Class 4 and Class 5 truck market has recently expand...



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