News Release

Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities Partnership With LHP Telematics

Collaboration will enable remote fleet management services

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2018-- Allison Transmission is collaborating with Westfield, Ind. -based LHP Telematics, an industry leader in creating custom white label telematics solutions focused on OEMs and dealer networks in the off-highway, on-highway, construction, motor coach, and agriculture markets.

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This collaboration will help improve remote support of 4th- and 5th-generation Allison transmissions.

“Partnering with LHP Telematics is the next step in our commitment to extend Allison’s growth in the connected ecosystem. More of Allison’s customers will receive remote access to critical information about their transmissions from sources they know and trust,” said John Coll, senior vice president, global marketing, sales and service at Allison Transmission.

“The Allison partnership further enhances our ability to offer custom CAN-enabled solutions to our OEM customers that have additional value propositions above and beyond standard telematics. The transmission is one of the most complex and expensive components on most equipment and this service can reduce costs and downtime at the OEM, dealer and end customer,” said Travis Jones, CTO of LHP Telematics.

Allison is committed to powering the global connected vehicle ecosystem with telematics system providers, fleet management software providers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) 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 LHP Telematics

LHP Telematics (LHPT) is an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for equipment OEMs and dealerships, as well as in the motor coach and transit markets. Using deep expertise in CAN, remote monitoring, logistics, and service networks as well as the OEM/Dealer/Customer relationship, LHP Telematics provides a telematics solution that is entirely customizable, from the configurable Embedded Application on the device to the customizable and brandable web portal. LHP Telematics’ custom telematics solutions allow OEMs, heavy equipment dealers, and motor coach manufacturers the ability to take full advantage of telematics in order to gain the maximum value possible at every level of an organization. For more information, visit www.lhptelematics.com.

Source: Allison Transmission and LHP Telematics

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