Allison Provides Commercial-Duty Transmissions for the New International® CV Series

With proven durability and reliability in the commercial truck segment, the Allison 1000 Series™ and 2000 Series™ are the exclusive fully automatic transmissions for the newly introduced International® CV™ Series vocational trucks.

In this series the 6-speed Allison Automatics are paired with the International 6.6L turbocharged diesel engine—one of the most rugged, trusted and thoroughly-tested commercial-grade powertrains in the industry. Additionally, the Allison-equipped International CV Series trucks are rated at up to 22,900 lbs GVWR and capable of 37,500 lbs GCWR.

Among standard and available Allison transmission features in the International CV Series trucks:

  • Power Take-Off (PTO) option enables users to run power auxiliary equipment such as dump truck bodies, tow truck winches, hydraulic tools and bucket lifts
  • Close-ratio 6-speeds, with double overdrive, to climb challenging terrain and maximize fuel economy
  • Ideal integration with the powerful International 6.6L diesel V8. Under a collaborative engineering effort, the Allison 1000/2000 Series™ transmissions have been optimized to take advantage of International’s robust 350 hp and 700 ft-lb of torque
  • Available on rugged-duty, motorhome and emergency vehicle transmission applications the Allison Automatics allow rescue vehicles to get up to speed faster and ease the integration of body and pumping equipment
  • Allison’s patented Continuous Power Technology™ delivers smooth, seamless, full-power shifts, as well as superior acceleration in the CV Series
  • Allison FuelSense® 2.0 electronic controls for increased fuel economy and Dynamic Shift Sensing could be available for future releases

Allison Automatics provide the greatest value in the market by combining enhanced performance and fuel economy, greater operational flexibility, and improved driver comfort and control with an industry-leading reputation for uptime and reliability.

“The exceptionally durable and high-performing Allison 1000/2000 Series transmissions are ideally suited to partner with the International CV Series’ commercial-grade power, reliability and practicality,” said Rohan Barua, vice president, North America OEM sales at Allison Transmission.

The release of the Allison 1000/2000 transmission in the International CV Series Class 4/5 truck offers customers a great solution for their commercial vehicles. The combination can accommodate a wide range of specialized body types including construction, urban delivery, landscaping, emergency vehicle and many other commercial applications.

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


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