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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

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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.

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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.


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission sales down 12% in Q3 2016

25 October 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, on 24 October 2016 reported net sales for the third quarter of US$434m, a 12% decrease from the same period in 2015. The decrease in net sales was...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission appoints senior VP

3 October 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings on 30 September 2016, announced that John M. Coll will join the company as senior vice president of global marketing, sales and service, starting 7 October 2016. Coll brings to Allison more than three decades of sales and...


just-auto Plus only GM introduces new Duramax engine on 2017 Sierra HD

30 September 2016

GMC on 29 September 2016, announced the redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel offered on the 2017 Sierra HD. This next-generation redesign offers more horsepower and torque than ever - an SAE-certified 445 horsepower (332kW) and net 910 lb.-ft. (1,234Nm) -...


Allison to adopt US EPA/NHTSA emissions standards

19 August 2016

Allison Transmission says it supports new standards issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Administration (NHTSA) regarding fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission Q2 2016 sales drop 7%

28 July 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, on 27 July, 2016, reported for the second quarter of US$475m, a 7% decrease from the same period in 2015. The decrease in was principally driven by...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes presents Allison-equipped Antos at IFAT, Germany

9 June 2016

With an OM 936 engine at 7.7 litres and 260kW (354hp), the 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz Antos recently debuted with a fully automatic Allison 3000 Series transmission at IFAT, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management,...


just-auto Plus only Allison to display its X200/3000 series transmissions at Eurosatory 2016

9 June 2016

Allison Transmission will showcase its world renowned X200 and 3000 Series fully automatic transmissions globally recognised for quality, reliability and durability, at Eurosatory 2016. The land and air-land defence and security show held in Paris is an...


just-auto Plus only Mid West Transport Services Sydney switches to Allison automatics

6 June 2016

A lack of skilled truck drivers led Dennis Larsen, owner of Mid West Transport Services, to try Allison-equipped UDs in his rigid distribution truck fleet. After two years of experiencing the ease of driving, reduced vehicle downtime, increased fuel economy...


just-auto Plus only Allison supplies transmissions to Doosan defence vehicles

26 May 2016

Allison Transmission is now supplying its fully automatic transmissions for the Cheonmu, a next-generation multi-rocket launching vehicle developed by Doosan DST for the Republic of Korea (ROK) armed forces. Doosan has led development efforts, providing...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission introduces new xFE models at Beijing Show

25 May 2016

Allison Transmission introduced its new fully automatic xFE models designed for best-in-class fuel economy during the 2016 China Beijing International Exhibition on buses, trucks and components, 23 to 25 May, 2016. The xFE transmissions have demonstrated up to...


just-auto Plus only Frost & Sullivan recognises Allison for its TC10 transmissions

19 May 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings on 17 May 2016, announced that it has been recognised by Frost & Sullivan for the innovation and performance demonstrated by its fully automatic TC10 . Based on an analysis of the Class 8 tractor market, Allison received the...


just-auto Plus only Bidvest selects Allison equipped Hino trucks for Australian roads

19 May 2016

As it continues to update and increase the efficiency of its trucks, Bidvest is adding 40 new Allison-equipped Hino trucks to its 400-vehicle fleet throughout 2016. All of Bidvest’s trucks, up to an eight-pallet capacity, are now specified with Allison...


just-auto Plus only Romaquip orders DAF LFs with Allison AMT and Paccar engine

12 May 2016

UK curbside collection market leader Romaquip has ordered 160 new DAF LF180 trucks, 40 of which were recently delivered. Romaquip requested that the Allison 2500 fully automatic transmission be made available with the 4-cylinder Paccar PX-5 engine in the new...


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission Q1 2016 global net sales drop 8%

27 April 2016

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, on 25 April reported net sales for the first quarter of US$462m, an 8% decrease from the same period in 2015. The decrease in net sales was principally...

Allison news

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 transm...


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 tran...


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...


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...


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 Se...


Allison launches first nine speed automatic

28 September 2017

Allison Transmission announced its first nine speed model at the North American Commercial Vehicl...



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