Kenworth has announced three new options for its lineup of vocational trucks, including Allison’s 4700 RDS automatic transmission
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.
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
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
Allison automatics for 2009 feature new shift logic to optimize economy and performance
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.
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
Allison set to launch fully automatic hybrid propulsion system
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Allison Transmission has been sold to a prominent Canadian investment conglomerate and a U.S. private equity firm