Hearth brigade, Madrid chooses Renault vans geared up with Allison

The Madrid Hearth Division took supply of 13 Renault Vans geared up with Allison totally automated transmissions at a ceremony attended by the mayor

MADRID, February 21, 2023 – Renault Vans and Allison Transmission are proud to announce that the Madrid Hearth Division has chosen Allison-equipped Renault Vans autos as a part of the renewal course of set out in its 2019-2029 Firefighting Fleet Operational Plan.

The autos provided embrace seven gentle city hearth vans, two automated aerial ladder vans and 4 heavy-duty wildland hearth vans, all geared up with Allison totally automated transmissions.

The protection of each the general public and the professionals concerned is important within the procurement of firefighting and emergency providers. To make sure the very best working situations, hearth vans should characteristic state-of-the-art know-how that permits drivers to achieve the scene of an emergency safely, even when travelling at prime pace.


The Madrid Hearth Division not too long ago took supply of 13 Allison-equipped Renault Vans autos

The Madrid Hearth Division not too long ago took supply of 13 Allison-equipped Renault Vans autos at a ceremony held on the Caja Mágica advanced and attended by José Luis Martínez-Almeida, Mayor of Madrid; Inmaculada Sanz, Delegate for Safety and Emergencies and municipal spokesperson; Loreto Sordo, Councilor for the Usera District; Javier Hernández, Normal Coordinator for Safety and Emergencies; Enrique López, Director Normal for Emergencies and Civil Safety; and Rafael Ferrándiz, Chief of the Madrid Hearth Division.

These autos stand out for glorious firefighting efficiency.

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“Probably the most exceptional characteristic of those autos is the spaciousness of the Renault Vans cab, geared up with particular person Bostrom seats and an inside anti-roll cage.

This ensures compliance with present laws and pointers for autos of this kind, along with offering better capacities, dimensions and dynamics than these required of category-2 wildland hearth vans.

An instance is the 36º angle of method.

Furthermore, Allison’s steady torque gives better acceleration and decrease energy loss when shifting gears,” mentioned Juan Antonio Sánchez, Key Account Gross sales Supervisor at Renault Vans España.

The seven gentle city hearth vans, with Iturri bodywork mounted on the D 2.1 240.12 4×2 FPTL chassis, are fitted with Allison 2000TM Collection transmissions and have Renault Vans double cabs in accordance with the EN 1846 normal.

These cabs have a 2-3 seat association with Bostrom co-driver seats and three forward-facing rear seats.

The wheelbase of simply 3150 millimeters gives an unrivalled turning radius and unbeatable maneuverability in city facilities.

The 2 automated aerial ladder vans, with Flomeyca bodywork mounted on the D 2.1 280.16 4×2 chassis, are geared up with Allison 3000 SeriesTM totally automated transmissions.

This mannequin includes a 3,500-millimeter wheelbase, particular vast wheels on the rear axle and a most cab chassis width of two,395 millimeters, making it probably the most compact articulated ladder truck in its class at this time.

The 4 heavy-duty wildland hearth vans, with Iturri bodywork mounted on the D 2.1 280.14 4×4 CCR chassis, are geared up with the Allison 3000R transmission with output retarder for enhanced braking and decreased brake put on.

These vans characteristic Renault Vans EN 1846-compliant double cabs with a 2-3 seat association, Bostrom co-driver seats and three forward-facing rear seats, in accordance with the NFX61517 normal.

“The Allison 3000 Collection with retarder ensures the efficiency wanted to fulfill the particular necessities of rural firefighting. Above all, I might spotlight the contribution of the Allison totally automated transmission when tackling lengthy descents or steep grades,” mentioned Sánchez.

Allison automated transmissions are extraordinarily sturdy and supply better safety to the drivetrain, thus lowering the danger of breakdowns.

Allison-equipped Renault Vans are the selection of municipalities all through Spain together with the Guipuzcoa Provincial Council, Infoca, Sepei Cáceres, Granada Metropolis Council, the Spanish Emergency Navy Unit (UME) and Tragsa (Autonomous Neighborhood of Madrid tanker vans).

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“It’s a pleasure to work with Renault Vans in becoming out any such car and bringing automation to the hearth division.

Clearly, a contract like this with the Madrid Metropolis Council displays the truth that Allison automated transmissions are extremely valued for his or her nice reliability, elevated car acceleration capability of as much as 35%, smoothness, uninterrupted energy throughout gear shifts and complete car management, all of that are very important in excessive emergency conditions,” mentioned Trond Johansen, Director, European Space Gross sales at Allison Transmission.

“Renault Vans and Allison have been working collectively for many years and are leaders within the trade.

With so many drivers assigned to the identical truck, Allison totally automated transmissions guarantee most car efficiency when it comes to security, pace and maneuverability,” mentioned Sánchez.

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