Research by Allison Transmission has revealed that many commercial vehicle fleets could cut their fuel consumption by requesting different axle ratios to those routinely offered on new vehicles. This simple change to a truck’s specification costs nothing yet can significantly reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Savings will likely be most significant on duty cycles with frequent stop-starts around town or on minor rural roads.
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Largest-ever retrofit order for Allison’s FuelSense 2.0 software creates Biffa huge fuel savings for its RCV fleet
Allison Transmission will retrofit FuelSense 2.0 software to 493 Dennis Eagle and Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks for leading waste management company Biffa.
Allison Transmission and Emergency One collaborate on electric axle integration for fire appliances
Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle propulsion solutions, in collaboration with Emergency One (UK), a UK manufacturer, service and support of fire and rescue vehicles, have announced a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Basque firefighting and rescue service invests in major vehicle upgrade
The Vizcaya Provincial Council in the Galicia province in Spain has invested seven million euros in its Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Rescue Service. Almost 25% of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, enhancing efficiency and improving rapid response.
Hino launches new version of its 4×4 500 GT Series for bush firefighting operations
Hino has launched a new version of its 4×4 500 Series GT model for Bush firefighting operations in Australia. The new truck has been equipped with Allison fully automatic transmission now fitted as standard equipment.
Biffa to achieve major savings by reviewing transmission servicing intervals
One of the UK’s leading sustainable waste management business, Biffa, is planning to achieve savings of £200,000 per year on truck transmission servicing costs.
US Army in Germany receives more fire trucks equipped with Allison transmission systems
Eight new Rosenbauer-body Scania fire trucks with Allison fully automatic transmissions have been taken into operation at the US Army in Germany’s fire departments.