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Allison’s Hybrid Transmission to Provide Propulsion for Suffolk County Transit

January 31, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2019--Suffolk County Transit has announced that more than 20 of their New Flyer buses will be equipped with Allison Transmission’s electric hybrid.

Suffolk County Transit is the provider of bus services in Suffolk County, New York on Long Island. They have incorporated Allison electric hybrids in their fleet for roughly 10 years, together providing reliable service in addition to providing optimal performance.

The H 40 EP TM electric hybrid captures otherwise wasted energy during vehicle braking and uses it to assist in vehicle propulsion and powering of auxiliary equipment. The H 40 EP TM Electric Hybrid system design features a fully automatic transmission with two hybrid motor-generators, power electronics and battery management, which enables fleets to maximize efficiency while achieving outstanding performance and productivity.

The H 40 EP TM electric hybrid also provides smooth, uninterrupted power to the wheels and comes equipped with Allison’s latest generation of electronic controls, which offer a variety of features to further improve productivity and efficiency.

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with Suffolk County Transit,” said Heidi Schutte, VP, Global and NA Regional and National Account Sales, Allison Transmission. “Our electric hybrid transmission supports their requirements for a more efficient and reliable bus.”

Allison is the world’s largest provider of hybrid systems for heavy-duty transit applications. More than 8,000 Allison Electric Hybrids have been delivered worldwide.

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 electric 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.

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CONTACT: Press Contacts

Claire Gregory

Director of Communications and Media Relations

317-242-7928

Claire.Gregory@allisontransmission.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDIANA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY ALTERNATIVE ENERGY OTHER ENERGY TRANSPORT OTHER TRANSPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORT MANUFACTURING AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES/FUELS AUTOMOTIVE FLEET MANAGEMENT OTHER AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE

SOURCE: Allison Transmission

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