Allison Transmission announces new service with Geotab for distribution fleets

Allison Transmission has collaborated with Geotab, a provider of telematics and fleet management solutions, to deliver transmission health information that can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and diagnostic transmission information to fleets, the company said.

This partnership is the first step on a journey to provide fleets with actionable information to support their fourth- and fifth-generation Allison transmissions.

Geotab is a global provider of telematics, providing open-platform fleet management solutions to businesses of all sizes. The company´s intuitive, full-featured solutions help businesses better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical data. Collecting more than 3 billion data points from over 1.25 million connected vehicles every day, customers rely on Geotab´s technology to provide measurable management data.

Allison is working with both telematics service providers and original equipment manufacturers to support existing and new customers with connected capabilities. Support for additional vocations and global regions is planned.

Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is the world´s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and is a provider of electric hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. 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 US, Hungary and India. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.

Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the Internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab´s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. To learn more, visit www.geotab.com.