Allison Transmission says it investing in a new vehicle testing facility to facilitate further industry innovation.
The structure is to be located on the campus of Allison’s westside Indianapolis global headquarters. It will include two environmental chambers capable of simulating temperature extremes, altitude, and on-road conditions that will allow testing for regulatory compliance, on-board diagnostic development, and performance improvements for vehicle functional optimization.
“In an increasingly competitive marketplace, Indiana stands out as a leader in advanced manufacturing thanks to companies like Allison Transmission that are continuing to push new innovations forward that will serve customers across the globe while supporting efforts to attract, develop and retain top talent here,” said Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). “With this significant investment and commitment to Indiana, Allison Transmission is demonstrating once again they are a key player in Indiana’s high-tech success.”
Allison Transmission is very proud of its heritage and being headquartered in Speedway for over 103 years. “Allison Transmission has been a strong partner to the Town of Speedway since our inception, and their history is woven throughout the fabric of our community,” said Town of Speedway council president Eileen Fisher. “From day one, Allison has been on the cutting edge of innovation and we are so proud that they have chosen to expand the footprint of their international operations right here in Speedway.”