INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison has announced that the company's fully automatic transmission will come standard on International's new medium-duty vehicle, the International® MV Series.
"We partner with world class suppliers and are excited to provide our MV Series customers with an Allison fully automatic transmission as standard with all engines," said Jeff Sass, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Navistar. "Customers depend on our commercial vehicles to get work done and we're proud to offer them standard with Allison transmissions, which are well known for industry-leading performance and durability."
"We are pleased Navistar selected Allison transmissions to be standard on International's new MV Series truck," said Heidi Schutte, vice president of marketing and sales for the Americas with Allison Transmission. "As a company, we are dedicated to engineering and manufacturing the most productive and reliable transmissions that improve the way our customers work. Navistar and Allison Engineering worked closely to provide the optimal integration of the Allison in the MV Series chassis."
Allison automatics provide the greatest value in the market by combining enhanced performance, greater operational flexibility, and improved driver comfort and control with industry leading uptime and reliability.
"We're excited Navistar has recognized this value, and will offer an Allison standard to MV Series truck chassis customers," said Schutte.
About Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and is a leader in electric hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including refuse, construction, fire, distribution, bus, motorhomes, defense and energy. Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and employs approximately 2,700 people worldwide. With a market presence in more than 80 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Hungary and India. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.
SOURCE Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.