Coca-Cola Beverage Company Expands Fleet of Hyundai Mighty Trucks Equipped with Allison’s Fully Automatic Transmission | National company
INDIANAPOLIS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 23, 2021–
Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic medium and heavy-duty transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, is pleased to announce that The Coca-Cola Beverage Company purchased 70 Hyundai products Powerful 3.5-ton trucks equipped with Allison Transmission’s 1000-series fully automatic transmission with xFE ™ in August 2020 for its operations in Korea.
“Last year, Coca-Cola Beverage Company purchased the Hyundai Mighty equipped with the 1000 xFE from Allison Transmission amid strong demand from our employees for vehicles equipped with fully automatic transmissions,” said Gwan-yong Kim, director of refreshments and logistics for Coca-Cola Beverage. Society. “Our drivers’ assessment of the performance of the new vehicles has been excellent in both city centers such as Gangnam, Seoul, and in island regions such as Nampo-dong, Busan. The Hyundai Mighty equipped with Allison’s fully automatic transmission provides a smoother ride, increased driver comfort on long-haul journeys and operates reliably on inclines, compared to manual transmission vehicles which often back up on inclines. . Coca-Cola plans to buy more units of the Hyundai Mighty.
“Allison Transmission will continue to provide reliable service and support to ensure that the fully automatic transmission of Hyundai Mighty vehicles operated by Coca-Cola Beverage Company continues to perform optimally,” said Kyoungmee Lee, regional manager of Allison Transmission Korea . “The Hyundai Mighty equipped with Allison’s fully automatic transmission offers a differentiated offering and has already captured 40% of the Korean light truck market in its first year. We believe the vehicle will continue to grow its presence as various industries such as retail, construction and electronics seek out the Hyundai Mighty.
The Allison 1000 xFE offers improved launch performance, increased productivity, smoother gear changes, easier operation and improved ride comfort, compared to competing manual and automated transmissions. It uses a patented torque converter for a starter device, which provides superior performance and eliminates clutch replacements.
Unlike manual transmissions, vehicles equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions do not require a clutch replacement. In addition, the transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software improves fuel efficiency using a learning algorithm that continuously monitors and adjusts gear changes for the ideal balance of performance and fuel economy, depending on vehicle load and operating conditions. When you consider lower maintenance costs, along with improved productivity and efficiency, the total cost of ownership is lower than that of a competing manual or automated transmission.
Hyundai Motor Company began working with Allison Transmission to produce Hyundai Mighty trucks equipped with fully automatic transmissions in June 2020.
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About Alison Transmission
Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the world’s largest manufacturer of medium and heavy fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in transmission systems. electrified propulsion which Improving the way the world works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including highway trucks (distribution, waste, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit, and coach), motor homes, off-road vehicles and equipment. road (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (wheeled and tactical tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the United States, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the UK. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations around the world. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.
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