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Navistar Adds Allison Transmission Options for International LT and RH trucks

Navistar announced that Allison TC10 and Allison 3000 Highway Series transmissions are available on the International LT Series and RH Series trucks, respectively, when equipped with a Cummins X15 engine.

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Allison to Offer Transmission Health Data Through Telematics Providers

Allison Transmissions has partnered with multiple telematics service providers to offer transmission health information to fleets by the end of the year.

EZ Oil Drain Valve Works With Allison Transmissions

The EZ Oil Drain Valve is designed for engine oil changes but the valves can also be used for drains on Allison Transmissions, according to Global Sales Group.

Focus On ... Automated & Automatic Transmissions, Part 2 [VIDEO]

Senior Editor Tom Berg offers his impressions of the driving characteristics of automated manual transmissions vs. automatic transmissions at an event at Allison Transmission's demonstration track in Indianapolis. Here's the Allison TC10.

Kenworth Adds FuelSense Package to Trucks

Kenworth is now be including FuelSense packages for its Class 8 and medium-duty trucks with certain Allison transmissions.

Test Drive: Allison’s TC10 Automatic Transmission

This 10-speed brings continuous power to a crowded field of smooth self-shifters.

Allison Output Retarder Now Available for Freightliner M2 112 Refuse Trucks

Freightliner Trucks announced that the Allison Transmissions output retarder is now available as an option for M2 112 Natural Gas refuse trucks spec’d with Allison 3000 and 4000 series RDS transmissions.

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Cascadia 113 With Natural Gas

Freightliner has packaged a Cummins-Westport ISX12 G nicely into a Cascadia 113, mated it to an Allison 3000 automatic transmission, and supplied enough on-board compressed natural gas to run up to 600 miles on a single slow-fill. Before we took it for a drive, we got some answers to common questions about CNG.

Transmission Trends

The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

Allison: New FuelSense Features Can Save Up to 20% in City Operations

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Allison Transmission says a new series of FuelSense fuel-efficiency features can deliver 5% to 15% savings for certain truck applications compared to its current base-line fully automatic, “constant power” products. Freightliner says it will be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks late this year.