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2012-08-27 06:20:26

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter J. Tenberge, professor at Chemnitz University of Technology, was honored with the SAE/Timken-Howard Simpson Automotive Transmission and Driveline Innovation Award during the SAE 2012 World Congress held in Detroit. Established in 2007, this award recognizes an engineer from the automotive industry for outstanding contributions to the technology progress and dissemination in the area of automotive transmission and...

2012-08-22 18:20:07

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General's independent proposal for the U.S. military's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), was selected today for a $64.5 million Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase contract. AM General will produce and deliver 22 prototypes of its Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O) for government testing under the EMD phase. "We are pleased to receive this contract award for the next step in the JLTV...

2012-08-09 10:20:42

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) announced today that its board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.06 per share on the Company's common stock and non-voting common stock for the third quarter of 2012. Payment will be made on August 31, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/DE33547LOGO) The payment of any future quarterly dividends...

2012-08-09 02:21:05

New technology shuts off the engine when vehicle is stopped in traffic ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The stop-start system, a technology that shuts off a vehicle's engine when stopped in traffic, is now making its way to the U.S. from overseas where such systems are already in common use. Other names for this technology include idle elimination, idle-stop-go, and micro-hybrid. Lux Research predicts that more than eight million vehicles in North America will...

2012-07-16 10:21:41

INDIANAPOLIS, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses, will hold its second quarter 2012 results conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, July 30. Lawrence E. Dewey, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David S. Graziosi, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial...

2012-07-02 02:20:11

INDIANAPOLIS, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses, today announced it has invested in a non-controlling equity stake in Odyne Systems LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/DE33547LOGO ) Odyne, a leading manufacturer of advanced hybrid control systems, designed and developed an...

2012-06-27 02:20:08

INDIANAPOLIS, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses, today announced its Chennai, India manufacturing facility is now producing the Allison 1000 and 2000 Series transmissions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120627/DE31028 ) Over 1 million of these highly-reliable and durable transmissions have been...

2012-06-20 22:20:09

LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrified transmissions will experience increased penetration in both European and North American regions due to the increased focus on hybrid vehicles and their positive impact on emissions and fuel economy. However, end-user preference for automatic transmissions (AT) in North America and for manual transmissions (MT) in Europe will dictate the market penetration of the type of transmission technology with integrated electric motors. New analysis...

2012-06-13 02:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's leading expertise in friction plate design and materials improves shift performance and efficiency for the ZF full hybrid 8-speed automatic transmission. The parallel hybrid transmission launched in the 2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid Quattro and will also be featured in the Audi A6, A8 and BMW 5-series hybrids. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/DE23953 ) "BorgWarner's advanced friction technology delivers improved...

2012-06-07 02:20:34

FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today announced pricing for the new 2013 IPL G Convertible, IPL G Coupe, Infiniti G Coupe and Infiniti G Convertible, all of which are on sale now at Infiniti retailers nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120607/CL20737 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/INFINITIBADGELOGO ) 2013 IPL G Convertible and IPL G Coupe For 2013, the Infiniti Performance Line expands to include a new IPL G Convertible to...