INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the fiscal year 2023 budget, the U.S. Department of Defense requested funding to support the development of hybrid vehicle charging infrastructure, integrate fuel-efficient technologies, and invest in technology to improve performance and reduce the logistical needs of its 60,000 medium and medium buses. heavy utility vehicles and 250,000 tactical vehicles. Allison Transmission’s product portfolio will help drive the next generation of propulsion solutions to help our military meet their climate change and electrification goals.

Allison has been providing hybrid electric propulsion solutions for city buses for nearly 20 years, saving more than 380 million gallons of diesel fuel. In 2020, the company introduced the Allison eGen Flex™, its next-generation hybrid electric propulsion system for buses. The eGen Flex can operate up to 50% of the time in engine off mode. It is capable of traveling in electric-only mode for up to 10 consecutive miles or 50 minutes. This innovative propulsion solution meets the requirements of the more than 5,000 buses used by the Ministry of Defence.

Allison’s proven conventional transmissions operate in almost all Department of Defense medium and heavy duty tactical trucks and the company continues to invest in technologies such as Allison’s FuelSense® 2.0 with DynActive® Shifting, which improves fuel economy. fuel by up to 6% and reduces CO2 emissions from conventional vehicles. These features are in high demand by original equipment manufacturers participating in the US Army’s Common Tactical Truck Acquisition Program.

The Next Generation Electrified Transmission (NGET) is the newest product planned for Allison’s Tactical Combat Vehicle portfolio that meets the requirements of a wide range of applications including infantry fighting vehicle markets tracked vehicles and main battle tanks. Design features include a hybrid-electric architecture that provides the benefits of increased fuel economy, reduced enemy detection, increasing soldier survivability, as well as exportable power provisions for systems embedded and non-embedded.

“Allison Transmission is committed to continuing its leadership role in providing defense customers with fuel-efficient, reliable and innovative propulsion solutions,” said Dana Pittard, vice president, Defense Programs, Allison Transmission. “Allison is now able to offer conventional, all-electric, hybrid-electric and other innovative propulsion systems. Allison has developed a line of products designed to meet the diverse needs of our customers, in this case the men and women of our nation’s armed forces.

About Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles and the world’s largest manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions that Improve the way the world works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including highway trucks (distribution, waste, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), RVs, vehicles and off-road equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (wheeled and tracked tactical). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the United States, Hungary and India, and global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the UK. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent distributors and resellers worldwide. For more information, visit


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