Western Star offers Allison Optimized package for on-highway, vocational markets

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced its partnership with Allison Transmission, Inc. to offer the specially designed Allison Optimized package for Western Star®trucks.

Ideal for Western Star heavy haul, mixer, dump and short haul tractor applications, the Allison Optimized packagecombines the best Allison features and duty-cycle knowledge to deliver peak performance, enhanced durability, fuel efficiency and driveline protection for Western Star customers.

“We’re working hard to provide our on-highway and vocational customers with superior powertrain solutions that meet the demands of their jobs, and partnering with Allison gets us one step closer to that goal,” said Mike Jackson, general manager, Western Star.  “Allison Optimized transmissions provide our customers with a premium package that maximizes efficiency and power for a complete solution.”  
The Allison Optimized package includes the following features:
 
Shift Energy Management
Prognostics
Reduced Engine Load at Stop
Load Base Shift Schedule
Auto Neutral
TES 295 Synthetic Fluid
In addition, the Allison Optimized package features industry leading warranty coverage.