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Allison Transmission to showcase its largest product range ever in Europe at IAA 2014

Quieter, cleaner and more efficient, Allison Transmission enables vehicles to work better

HANNOVER, Germany – Allison Transmission will showcase its largest range of transmissions ever in Europe at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Exposition, Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 in Hannover. Products will range from 1000/2000 Series™ models for light-duty commercial vehicles to 3000 Series™ and 4000 Series™ for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and the 6000 Series™ off-highway unit.

Allison Transmission Opens New Facility in the Netherlands

INDIANAPOLIS, USA, 15th of January 2014 – Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) this week opened a new multi-purpose facility in the Netherlands to better serve its customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Located in Sliedrecht, the 34,000 sq. ft. (3,171 sq. m.) building centralizes the company’s parts distribution, product customization and customer training functions for the region.

Allison Transmission Improves Operational Efficiency at Xinjing Mine

The Xinjing Mine fleet applauds Allison transmissions for improved mining dump truck reliability, reducing downtime and increasing efficiency even in the most challenging conditions.

BEIJING, China, 13th of January 2014 – Wet, slippery, rocky and uneven – just some of the difficult conditions at Xinjing Mine located in Qingtongxia, Ningxia. Add frequent manual transmission breakdowns and long delays for replacement parts, and even the best drivers cannot operate efficiently, not without the right equipment. Fleet Captain Ha Quanyou at Xinjing Coal Ltd. Company knew manual transmissions were not getting the job done. This year, he chose automatic dump trucks – the GL8606K420CA6K Xi Bei Lang, fitted with a Cummins ISME420 30 engine and the reliable Allison 4500ORS transmission.

Allison Transmission prime supplier for Korean fire truck market

Since 2003, Allison Transmission has provided more than 1,000 fully automatic transmissions for fire vehicles in Korea, ensuring vehicles arrive on-scene quickly and are able to douse fires while moving.

SEOUL, Korea, 8th of January 2014 – Allison Transmission recently reaffirmed its top market position as a prime supplier of fully automatic transmissions for the Korean emergency vehicle market. Since first entering the market, Allison, the world’s largest manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles, has supplied more than 1,000 transmissions to Korean fire truck customers. Sales include Allison 2500, 3000, 3200 and 4500 transmission models covering a variety of emergency vehicle sizes and types.

Allison Advancing in Indonesian BRT Market with Chinese OEMs

Sixty-six 18-meter articulated BRT buses travel across Indonesia. Equipping them with Allison transmissions brings out the best performance of the vehicles.

BEIJING, China, 6th of January 2014 – The Indonesian capital of Jakarta, is actively promoting BRT public bus service in order to reduce congested city traffic. Over 200,000 people rely on BRT for their every day commute. In view of this, the local bus transportation authority announced the purchase of 66 Zhong Tong LCK6180GC buses, equipped with Allison automatic transmissions. These new buses have been operating on the No. 1 BRT designated route.

Fully automatic urban bus deployed in Argentina

Allison Transmission announces deployment of a front-engine, raised-floor urban bus built by local manufacturer COLCAR and already operating in one of the most populated cities in Argentina outside of Buenos Aires.

SANTA FÉ, Argentina, 2th of December 2013 – Allison Transmission, the world leader in automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and hybrid propulsion systems, has recently announced the successful deployment of a fully automatic urban bus prototype in Santa Fé. The Mercedes Benz 1725 manufactured by COLCAR (best known as the top seller of Mercedes Benz buses in Argentina), is a front-engine articulated bus with a raised floor and fitted with an Allison T270R – a Torqmatic® Series automatic transmission with retarder.