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Kenworth Vocational Options

October 14, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Kenworth has announced three new options for its lineup of vocational trucks, including Allison’s 4700 RDS automatic transmission

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Allison Looks to Future with Eye on Past Century

August 25, 2015 by sehui

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Officials at Allison Transmission are in a celebratory mood – after all, it isn’t every day a company has their centennial anniversary – but a visit to the company’s headquarters also reveals new excitement when it comes to selling truck transmissions in the future, especially in the over-the-road market.

During a gathering of reporters on Friday, company officials outlined their history and vision.

Allison traces its corporate linage back to the founding of the Indianapolis Speedway Team Co. on Sept. 14, 1915, by James A. Allison, co-founder of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and owner of several racing teams. The prominent entrepreneur and businessman established a precision machine shop and experimental firm in the Town of Speedway called Allison Experimental Co. to support his endeavors.

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Freightliner Medium Duty Options

February 4, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Freightliner Trucks has announced new option packages that now available to order for its class 6/7 M2 106 model, including Allison Transmission’s FuelSense technology

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Navistar’s Allison Package

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Navistar now offers the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package, in 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 series transmissions for medium-duty and vocational International trucks

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LOAD-BASED SHIFTING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Allison automatics for 2009 feature new shift logic to optimize economy and performance

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Retarder on Freightliner M2

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Allison output retarder is now available as an option for Freightliner M2 112 natural gas refuse trucks spec’d with Allison 3000 and 4000 series RDS transmissions.

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Allison in Western Star

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Western Star 4700 is now available with Allison’s 4700 RDS transmission featuring ‘2nd Reverse’, which offers a second deep reverse gear in addition to the standard reverse

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Allison Unveils Hybrid System

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Allison set to launch fully automatic hybrid propulsion system

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GM sells Allison to Canadian/U.S. investment partners

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Allison Transmission has been sold to a prominent Canadian investment conglomerate and a U.S. private equity firm