Allison Transmission Inc., the premier global designer and manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems, today (June 3) announced it has manufactured its one millionth 1000/2000 Series transmission.
Jim Wanaselja, vice president of North American Marketing Sales and Service for Allison Transmission, will present Bob Mann, vice president of Dealer Sales for Navistar International Inc., with the milestone transmission during a ceremony held at Allison’s world headquarters this afternoon, according to a news release.
“Allison Transmission is proud to be able to share this important milestone with our valued customer Navistar,” said Wanaselja.
Mann appreciated Navistar’s involvement with the celebration. “On behalf of Navistar, I would like to express how much we value our corporate relationship with Allison Transmission, and what an honor it is to receive not only a great product, but a legendary one at that,” said Mann.
1000/2000 Series transmissions are used in a variety of applications including, distribution, construction, school buses, emergency vehicles and motorhomes. Allison fully automatic transmissions, with torque converter technology, provide superior vehicle performance, increased productivity, reduced driveline wear and tear and lower overall vehicle life cycle costs.