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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.

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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.

Freightliner Introduces Suite of Value-Added Options for M2 106

WORK TRUCK SHOW – Freightliner Trucks today announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium-duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7.

Western Star 4700 Now Available with Allison 4700 RDS Transmission

Western Star Trucks Inc. announced that the Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series automatic transmission is now available for the Western Star 4700.