Allison Transmission’s 3414 Regional Haul Series™ fully automatic transmission earns key industry award from Heavy Duty Trucking

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Innovations to the proven Allison 3000 Series™ deliver the lightest, most productive transmission in its segment.

Allison Transmission’s 3414 RHS is the perfect example of how customer and market needs drive the innovation of Allison products. Designed in response to customer demand, the 3414 RHS is now winning accolades from industry professionals.

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine recognized the Allison 3414 RHS by naming it a Top 20 Product Winner for 2020, recognizing the transmission for its innovation as the lightest, most durable, and most productive new transmission in its class.

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The award “highlights the most innovative, significant and useful product announcements from last year,” according to Heavy Duty Trucking. Chosen by the editorial advisory board of the publication, they also look at products with potential benefit to a company’s bottom line. Viewed as the industry benchmark for city delivery tractors, the 3414 RHS checked all the boxes to meet the award’s criteria.

Based on insights gathered from OEMs and end users, there was a need for the proven reliability, performance and maneuverability of an Allison fully automatic 3000 Series transmission, but with increased ratings capability. The lightest transmission in this segment, the 3414 RHS has ratings up to 410 horsepower and 1450 lb-ft. of torque. This increased power supports a growing trend for fleets to utilize their trucks in mixed duty cycles, often in city delivery routes on one shift and regional haul transport routes during a second shift. The 3414 RHS will provide fleets with 25% faster acceleration 0-20 miles per hour, as compared to competitive automated manual transmissions (AMTs).

By leveraging Allison’s xFE technology, which incorporates an internal gear scheme optimized for fuel efficiency, as well as Allison’s FuelSense ® 2.0 with DynActive ® shifting technology, the 3414 RHS will deliver up to 8% fuel
economy improvement.

The 3414 RHS is a drop-in solution for any chassis with a current Allison 3000 Series option— with the same form, fit, function and connections. The 3414 RHS will be the lightest transmission in this segment. In fact, the 3414 RHS is 11% lighter than the next lightest competitive transmission in the segment. The 3414 RHS includes Allison’s industry-leading warranty of five years, 750,000 miles, including towing, with no exclusions on individual components. With no clutches to replace, fleets will be free of unplanned downtime due to costly clutch replacements.