Allison Transmission Adds Connected Capabilities with Saucon Technologies

INDIANAPOLIS — Allison Transmission has collaborated with Saucon Technologies, a leading provider of technology solutions for the passenger transportation industry, to deliver transmission health information to motorcoach, public transit, and school bus fleets. Transmission health information can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and diagnostic transmission information. This partnership is part of an ongoing journey to provide fleets with actionable information to support their fourth- and fifth-generation Allison transmissions that are already in service.

New Eaton Cummins School Bus Transmission

GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies announced it has expanded medium-duty application coverage for the Procision® 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to include utility, construction, tanker, refuse and municipal trucks.

Blue Bird Extends Allison 7-Year Extended Warranty into 2018

 

FORT VALLEY, GA. — Blue Bird, North America’s leading school bus manufacturer, announced that as of January 1, they will continue to offer the industry’s best warranty for their Allison Transmission equipped diesel buses in 2018. The warranty coverage—which includes 7 years, unlimited miles—was also offered in 2017, and is applicable to all Blue Bird buses using the Allison Transmission 2500 and 2550 Pupil Transportation Series models. These Allison transmissions carry a comprehensive warranty, which covers 100 percent of parts and labor.

PowerPro Heavy Duty Starter Motors Adds New PowerPro Model

NOVI MI — Prestolite Electric has launched the PowerPro 7.5, an all-new 24V, 7.5kW starter motor as part of the premium PowerPro family of replacement starters from Leece-Neville® Heavy Duty Systems. Designed for use in diesel engines up to 16L, the new in-line, gear reduction starter offers industry-leading starting performance at a favorable price.