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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 automatic transmissions for new Silverado

5 December 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully automatic transmissions, announced, along with Chevrolet, the availability of a 10-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Class 2/3, 2020 Silverado 2500/3500 HD trucks....


just-auto Plus only Turkish Municipality selects Isuzu buses

3 December 2018

Yunta!, an Afyonkarahisar Municipality enterprise, chose Isuzu Novociti Life buses equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions when establishing the first bus fleet in town. The 36 Novociti Life buses with Allison T 2100 transmissions have delivered...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz buses equip Allison transmissons

28 November 2018

Allison paves the way for new solutions to urban passenger transportation in Brazil, with fully automatic transmissions delivering smooth operation, lower cost of ownership and improved efficiency. Allison 3000 Series equipped Agrale and Mercedes-Benz buses...


just-auto Plus only Allison collaborates with LHP Telematics

20 November 2018

Allison Transmission is collaborating with Westfield, Indiana-based LHP Telematics, an industry leader in creating custom white label telematics solutions focused on OEMs and dealer networks in the off-highway, on-highway, construction, motor coach, and...


just-auto Plus only MAZ 2016 bus equipped with Allison Automatics

6 November 2018

Minsk Automobile Plant presented the new MAZ 216 articulated bus at Busworld Russia,23-25 October. It is the first bus in the Belarussian automaker’s product range with its Allison transmission upgraded with the FuelSense 2.0 Plus package with DynActive...


Allison appoints new member to board

2 November 2018

Allison Transmission has appointed Carolann Haznedar to its board, effective immediately.


just-auto Plus only Allison Transmission sales surge 16% in Q3 2018

30 October 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, reported net sales for the third quarter of US$692m, a 16% increase from the same period in 2017. The increase in net sales was principally driven by...


Allison supplies transmissions for Silverado

23 October 2018

Allison Transmission has begun production of 1000 Series and 2000 Series fully automatic transmissions designed for Chevrolet's new Silverado 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD medium-duty trucks, claiming the gearboxes offer commercial-duty features more common to heavy-duty trucks.


just-auto Plus only Allison/Clever Devices join on connected tech

25 September 2018

Allison Transmission has partnered with Clever Devices, a leading provider of technology solutions for all modes of public transportation, to deliver transmission health, which can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter...


Allison launches nine-speed autobox, expands EVs

20 September 2018

Allison Transmission said it would offer its medium-duty, fully automatic nine-speed transmission worldwide, adding it had developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range.


just-auto Plus only Allison joins Geotab over connected capabilities

20 September 2018

Allison Transmission has collaborated with Geotab, a leading provider of telematics and fleet management solutions, to deliver transmission health information that can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and...


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 news

just-auto Plus only Allison automatic transmissions for new Silverado

5 December 2018

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


just-auto Plus only Turkish Municipality selects Isuzu buses

3 December 2018

Yunta!, an Afyonkarahisar Municipality enterprise, chose Isuzu Novociti Life buses equipped with...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz buses equip Allison transmissons

28 November 2018

Allison paves the way for new solutions to urban passenger transportation in Brazil, with fully a...


just-auto Plus only Allison collaborates with LHP Telematics

20 November 2018

Allison Transmission is collaborating with Westfield, Indiana-based LHP Telematics, an industry l...


just-auto Plus only MAZ 2016 bus equipped with Allison Automatics

6 November 2018

Minsk Automobile Plant presented the new MAZ 216 articulated bus at Busworld Russia,23-25 October...


Allison appoints new member to board

2 November 2018

Allison Transmission has appointed Carolann Haznedar to its board, effective immediately. Hazn...



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