Alexander Schey on helping Allison Transmission form a vital link in the industry's journey towards electrification.

Schey and Vantage Power were welcomed into the Allison Transmission fold at the same time as another acquired firm AxleTech, a company which was designing, manufacturing and selling axles, but had also made its own progress with a proof of concept integrated electrified axle for on- and off-highway heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

The combination of the two has eased in the introduction of a new series of fully integrated electric axles from Allison Transmission called eGen Power. Building on AxleTech's work, the series is designed to fit between the wheels of heavy-duty trucks and buses, replacing the vehicle's traditional powertrain system.

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