ATLANTA, GA– Allison Transmission intends to discharge the initial nine-speed completely programmed transmission in 2020, supplanting its current six-speed transmission.
The new nine-speed transmission has a profound first rigging proportion, incorporates a vital motor stop-begin framework, and is planned to be discharged in time for the U.S. Natural Protection Agency’s Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas outflows gauges.
“This nine-speed item dispatch speaks to the first in various new items which will exhibit Allison’s continuous sense of duty regarding tending to the worldwide test of enhanced fuel proficiency and lessened nursery gasses,” said Randy Kirk, senior VP – item designing and item groups. The new nine-speed will reach up to 7% more noteworthy fuel productivity than the base six-speed display, he included.
“Clients can likewise anticipate that up will 10% more prominent (mileage) or progressively when contrasted with a contending transmission.”
The new transmission marks the first of its kind for the medium-duty market and is ideal for Classes 3-7, specifically distribution trucks, rental and lease trucks, and buses, Kirk said. With the new transmission, drivers can also look forward to better comfort due to smaller steps, a smoother start, and improved acceleration, Allison says.
“The Allison nine-speed leverages the proven durability of the Allison 2000 Series six-speed commercial transmission, which has accumulated more than 100 billion in-service miles globally,” Kirk said.