LISLE, Ill., — International Truck revealed today that it will be introducing the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15 on its International ProStar model.
The engine/transmission combination will be available for order in December 2015 with an expected delivery date of early 2016.
“The introduction of the TC10/ISX15 combination on the International ProStar is another example of how we are bringing industry-leading solutions to the market quickly for our customers,” said Jeff Sass, Navistar senior vice president, sales and marketing. “The quality and performance of the International ProStar, coupled with the integrated Allison TC10 transmission/Cummins ISX15 engine combination, will deliver the uptime and fuel efficiency our customers demand.”
The Allison TC10 is offered with 10 forward speed and two reverse. It also uses a patented torque converters.
“With the TC10, Allison has been able to bring its reputation for smooth vehicle drivability along with transmission reliability and performance to the Class 8 tractor market,” said Heidi Schutte, executive director of North America sales for Allison Transmission. “The TC10 maximizes powertrain fuel efficiency while achieving and maintaining highway cruising speeds to save both time and money.”
Randy Kirk, senior vice president of engineering and product teams for Allison Transmission also commented: “We set very aggressive performance and fuel economy targets for the TC10. We’re proud to see the TC10 exceeding those expectations with significant fuel economy gains when compared to fleet averages with other transmission technologies.”