Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. has purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech's electric vehicle (EV) systems division. Allison Transmission has a more than 103-year history of leading technological advancements: from James Allison owning the winning race car of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race in 1915 to building every transmission that is in the United States Army's Abrams Battle Tank. Allison is building upon the legacy of those and other advancements with an electrification strategy that leverages and extends current electric hybrid technologies, develops new electrified propulsion solutions, and expands system and integration level capabilities in alternative propulsion.
Allison Transmission, Inc.
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About: Allison Transmissions
Allison Transmission is the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and is a leader in hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including refuse, construction, fire, distribution, bus, motorhomes, defense and energy. Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and employs approximately 2,600 people worldwide. With a market presence in more than 80 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Hungary and India. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. reported net sales for the fourth quarter of $647 million, a 10 percent increase from the same period in 2017. The increase in net sales was principally driven by higher demand in the Outside North America Off-Highway and North America On-Highway end markets.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. announced along with GMC the availability of a 10-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Sierra heavy-duty truck. Equipped with the Allison branded 10-speed transmission, the 2020 Sierra will debut in February 2019.
With proven durability and reliability in the commercial truck segment, the Allison 1000 Series and 2000 Series are the exclusive fully automatic transmissions for the newly introduced International CV Series vocational trucks.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., 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. Equipped with the Allison branded 10-speed transmission, the 2020 Silverado HD will debut in February 2019.
Allison Transmission is collaborating with Westfield, Ind. -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 agriculture markets.
Offering commercial-duty features more common to heavy-duty trucks, Allison Transmission has begun production of 1000 Series and 2000 Series fully automatic transmissions specifically designed for Chevrolet's highly-anticipated Silverado 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD medium-duty trucks.
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 diagnostic transmission information to fleets. This partnership is the first step on a journey to provide fleets with actionable information to support their fourth- and fifth-generation Allison transmissions.
Allison Transmission announced FuelSense 2.0 featuring DynActive Shifting, delivering up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software. Available in three packages, FuelSense 2.0 allows fleets to optimize fuel economy and performance to their specific needs.
Allison Transmissions. discussed the features and benefits of its latest electronic controls technology for on- and off-highway vehicles at ConExpo.