INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Allison Transmission has extended its supply deal with Daimler Trucks North America, inking a long-term, multi-year deal.
Allison will be the exclusive automatic transmission installed in all DTNA product lines including Freightliner, Western Star and Freightliner Custom Chassis, the company announced. It said it will work with DTNA sister company Detroit Diesel to ensure “superior engine/transmission integration.”
“This partnership will allow Daimler Trucks North America to take advantage of the full complement of Allison’s productivity, efficiency and performance benefits developed during years of experience in medium-and heavy-duty vocational markets,” said Jim Wanaselja, vice-president of North American marketing, sales and service for Allison Transmission. “This agreement defines our close working relationship with DTNA and blends technology and value, benefiting both companies.”
“Allison automatics are the benchmark in the medium-and heavy-duty truck industry,” added Mark Lampert, senior vice-president, sales and marketing for DTNA. “Our commitment to Allison Transmission will provide our customers with increased value and continue to strengthen our competitive position.”
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