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Volkswagen launches Allison-equipped refuse chassis in Chile


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Press Release / October 27, 2014

MAN Latin America has begun delivering the first Allison transmission-equipped Volkswagen refuse chassis to customers in Chile.

The trucks are fitted with 18-yard Heil PT-1000 rear-loading refuse bodies.

VW Constellation model 17.280 4x2 “Compactor” vocational chassis feature Euro-5 emissions 6.9-liter 275 horsepower MAN D08 engines paired with six-speed Allison 3000 series transmissions.

"Our waste collection customers in Chile are seeking a truck with high levels of performance and fuel economy combined with extreme durability and operator comfort. Tests carried out in the country, in real world operating conditions, allow the us to offer such trucks," says Ricardo Albuquerque, Executive Manager of international sales at MAN Latin America.

Compactor Brochure: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&ved=0CDoQFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.man-la.com%2Fdownload.php%3Fi%3Dimages%2Fstories%2Fprodutos%2Fcaminhao%2Fpdf%2F2783%2F148_vocacionais_compactor_low.pdf&ei=AgpPVNeCCsjLoASOgIGYBg&usg=AFQjCNHKtd2iXYxbPCi5NIF24stbI5OUqQ&bvm=bv.77880786,d.cGU&cad=rjt




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