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Van Hool coach with Allison transmission debuts in Europe

KONINGSHOOIKT, BELGIUM, October 2015. European bus and coach manufacturer, Van Hool, has added Allison Transmission’s T525R fully automatic transmission to its TX17 Altano coach. This Van Hool coach configuration also features FuelSense®, Allison’s latest fuel-saving technology, in its most comprehensive configuration – FuelSense® Max. The first of these vehicles, built for Belgian tour operator de Zigeuner, will be on display and available for test drives at the Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium, Oct. 16-21 by booking at Van Hool’s stand: Hall 6, booth 601.

Bandırma selects the Allison fully automatic transmission experience

BANDIRMA, TURKEY, October 2015. nSince being awarded municipal public transport services, private operator Bandırma Transportation Services Inc. has begun upgrading its fleet of 97 manual transmission 7- meter buses to offer its passengers increased safety and comfort, while improving operational efficiencies. Purchasing the first 10 new 9-meter Isuzu Citibuses equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions represents a significant first step in the fleet renewal process.

Allison Transmission announces new release with Van Hool, expands product range in Europe

KORTRIJK, BELGIUM, Oktober 2015. Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic commercial-duty transmissions, has been specified by Van Hool for its TX range of coaches. The first vehicle equipped with Allison’s T525R transmission is a TX17 Altano 3-axle 13.20- meter coach powered by a PACCAR MX13-375/510hp engine for Belgian coach travel operator, De Zigeuner. A TX17 coach will be available to test drive by booking at the Van Hool stand (601) at Busworld 2015 in Kortrijk, Oct. 16-21.

Allison Transmission expands Torqmatic® transmission range

INDIANAPOLIS, USA, September 2015. In response to increased global demand for automatic transmission solutions for bus and coach applications, Allison Transmission has realigned its Torqmatic® product portfolio to include three new transmission models, each reflecting the hardware and software developments that offer fleets increased fuel efficiency.