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Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities With Saucon Technologies

Intelligent transportation management platform is adding Allison diagnostic codes to its suite of cloud-based software, hardware and analytics tools

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2018-- Allison Transmission has collaborated with Saucon Technologies, a leading provider of technology solutions for the passenger transportation industry, to deliver transmission health information to motorcoach, public transit, and school bus fleets. Transmission health information can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and diagnostic transmission information. This partnership is part of an ongoing journey to provide fleets with actionable information to support their fourth- and fifth-generation Allison transmissions that are already in service.

“We are pleased to partner with Saucon Technologies as they extend new capabilities and value to existing customer fleets. We look forward to working with Saucon and seeing the great results that we can accomplish together,” said John Coll, senior vice president, global marketing, sales and service with Allison Transmission.

Saucon’s intelligent transportation management platform provides a full suite of cloud-based software, hardware and analytics tools designed for the passenger transportation industry. From GPS fleet tracking and onboard video to remote engine diagnostics, the company’s Internet of Things - enabled solutions saves clients time and money. Fleets interested in enabling these capabilities should contact their Saucon Technologies sales representative.

“Teaming with Allison, a premier transmission manufacturer has been an extremely productive and rewarding collaboration. Our goal at Saucon is to be able to provide as much data from as many onboard systems as possible, in near real-time. This allows our customers to manage the overall health of their vehicles through the use of our Cloud-based Portal. Allison’s expertise, in regards to their transmissions, turns the data into actionable intelligence, which can lower maintenance costs, reduce downtime and deliver improved vehicle performance. We look forward to future innovation and growing our relationship with the Allison team,” Rich Shelley, Saucon executive vice president, sales and marketing.

Allison is committed to powering the global connected vehicle ecosystem with telematics system providers, fleet-management software providers, and original equipment manufacturers to support existing and new customers with connected capabilities. Support for additional vocations and global regions is planned.

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.

About Saucon Technologies

Saucon Technologies, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa. (USA), collaborates in partnership with customers and manufacturers to provide a broad range of solutions to mitigate and reduce risk, as well as improve operational efficiency and ridership experience in the transportation industry. Saucon’s fleet management products include GPS tracking and real-time monitoring, electronic logging products, on-board video, predictive arrival and departure applications, engine diagnostic messages, and much more. News and information about Saucon products can be found at https://www.saucontds.com/.

Source: Allison Transmission

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