HANNOVER, Germany – Sept. 20, 2018 – Allison Transmission today announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. The news was revealed at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles show.

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“With the TC10 and 3000 Highway Series, Class 8 tractor fleets no longer have to compromise overall vehicle drivability, transmission reliability or performance,” said Heidi Schutte, Allison's vice president of marketing and sales for the Americas

In 1915, James A. Allison founded what would become the company that bears his name. Innovative Allison engineers, designers and manufacturers began building racecars, evolved to developing aircraft engines and then introduced the world to heavy-duty automatic transmissions.

Today, Allison Transmission is the largest designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems in the world.

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