Allison transmissions exclusively offered in Freightlinerís natural gas vehicles
Aug 1, 2012 9:26 AM
Allison Transmission Inc has announced that its transmissions are the exclusive offering in Freightlinerís natural gas vehicles, including the new Cascadia 113 Natural Gas day cab tractor.
The Cascadia 113 Natural Gas tractor will be equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty engine and with Allison 4000 Series transmissions exclusively at launch. Allison 3000 Series transmissions are also exclusive in Freightlinerís M2 112 and 114SD vehicles with the Cummins Westport ISL G 8.9L engine.
Allisonís fully automatic transmissions are integrated into most natural gas-powered commercial truck units sold in the United States. An advantage of Allisonís natural gas offering is the fact that other transmission technologies inherently interrupt power and struggle to overcome the natural gas engineís longer torque response time.
The Cascadia 113 Natural Gas tractor is currently in the initial launch phase and is expected to go into full production in the second quarter of 2013.
Visit www.allisontransmission.com/naturaladvantage for more information.
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