Allison Transmission to unveil new Off-Highway Series model and highlight new applications with leading OEMs at Bauma 2016

Allison to introduce 6630ORS, specified for largest 55-ton-capacity articulated dump truck, Bell moves its B40E and B45E to the Allison 7-speed 4700ORS transmission –plus MAN TGS mining truck with 4500 model transmission to be on display

MUNICH – Allison Transmission will introduce the 6630ORS, its newest Off-Highway Series™ model, and highlight new applications with Bell Equipment at Bauma 2016 in Munich, April 11-17. Details will be shared during Allison’s press conference on April 12.

The 6630ORS fully automatic transmission is an evolution of the 6000 Off-Highway Series, offering increased durability and performance. It contains a new internal damper and updated torque converter turbine with improved vane geometry and anodized surface treatment.

Responding to growing customer demand for articulated haulers with larger payloads, a 55-ton-capacity articulated dump truck has been developed incorporating the Allison 6630ORS, which will be on display at Bauma 2016. Renowned worldwide for working hard over a long service life with minimum downtime and high productivity, Allison transmissions are an ideal match for vehicles in this demanding application.

Additionally, Bell Equipment (Hall B5, Stand 148) will showcase its first B45E with an Allison 4700ORS model, which along with its B40E and B50E models, will be moving from a 6-speed to the 7-speed transmission. This brings improved gradeability due to the deep first range and smaller ratio steps, resulting in even better performance and fuel efficiency. Bell will also present the new B60E articulated dump truck with the Allison 4800ORS model and B30E with the Allison 3500ORS with retarder.

Allison’s booth (Hall A4, Stand 408) will feature a MAN TGS 40.480 60W 6x6 mining truck with a 4500 model transmission, which was built for a construction end-user in Russia.

Bauma 2016 attendees will have the opportunity to see a number of Allison-equipped vehicles on display. Among these trucks are a Terex TR70 rigid hauler with the Allison 6620ORS and TA400 articulated hauler with the Allison 4500ORS (Hall FM, Booth 514). Additionally, KH Kipper (Hall FN, Booth 919/4) is displaying a MAN TGS 40.480 60W 6x6 with mining body and an Allison 4500 model transmission.

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 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.

Notes to editors

You are cordially invited to the Allison press briefing on April 12, 2016 at the BAUMA.

Please join us:

                                                   Tuesday, April 12, 2016

                                                        14.00 – 14.30 h

                                          Allison booth in Hall A4, Stand 408

Please respond by email to Claire Dumbreck if you are planning to attend the press briefing. If you are not available, but would like to receive the press pack, let us know and we will supply a digital file.

Contacts

Claire Dumbreck                                            Miranda Jansen

Propel Technology                                          Allison Transmission Europe

claire@propel-technology.com                      miranda.jansen@allisontransmission.com

+44 (0)1295 770602                                       +31 78-6422 174

Manor Farm Offices                                       Baanhoek 118

Fenny Compton, United Kingdom                  Sliedrecht, the Netherlands

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