Fred Bohley Assumes Key Allison Transmission Financial Role

         Fred Bohley Assumes Key Allison Transmission Financial Role

As Executive Director of Finance and Investor Relations, Bohley's twenty years
of cross-organizational experience - with Allison - will benefit the company,
its stakeholders and the investment community

PR Newswire

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.
(NYSE: ALSN), the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic
transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid
propulsion systems, announced today Fred Bohley will assume the role of
Executive Director, Finance and Investor Relations. In this position, Mr.
Bohley will manage Investor Relations activities including events
organization, equity analyst monitoring, outsourced services oversight and
presentations maintenance.

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Fred holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a major in accounting
and finance from Indiana University, Kelly School of Business. He began his
career with Allison Transmission in 1991. Since then, he has succeeded in
many roles at Allison including Director, International Marketing and Business
Planning, Director of Latin American Operations and as a National Account
Executive to name a few.

About Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission is the world's largest manufacturer of fully-automatic
transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, medium- and
heavy-tactical U.S. military vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for
transit buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications
including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and
emergency), buses (primarily school and transit), motor homes, off-highway
vehicles and equipment (primarily energy and mining) and military vehicles
(wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the Allison business is headquartered
in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. and employs approximately 2,800 people.
Allison has manufacturing facilities and customization centers located in
China, The Netherlands, Brazil, India and Hungary. With a global presence,
serving customers in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America,
and Africa, Allison also has over 1,500 independent distributor and dealer
locations worldwide. More information about Allison is available at
www.allisontransmission.com.

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of future performance and involve known and unknown risks. Factors which may
cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated at the
time the forward-looking statements are made include, but are not limited to:
risks related to our substantial indebtedness; our participation in markets
that are competitive; general economic and industry conditions; our ability to
prepare for, respond to and successfully achieve our objectives relating to
technological and market developments and changing customer needs; the failure
of markets outside North America to increase adoption of fully-automatic
transmissions; the discovery of defects in our products, resulting in delays
in new model launches, recall campaigns and/or increased warranty costs and
reduction in future sales or damage to our brand and reputation; the
concentration of our net sales in our top five customers and the loss of any
one of these; risks associated with our international operations; brand and
reputational risks; our intention to pay dividends; and labor strikes, work
stoppages or similar labor disputes, which could significantly disrupt our
operations or those of our principal customers. Although we believe the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon
reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that the expectations will be
attained or that any deviation will not be material. All information is as of
the date of this press release, and we undertake no obligation to update any
forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or
changes in expectations.

SOURCE Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

Website: http://www.allisontransmission.com
Contact: Melissa Sauer, melissa.sauer@allisontransmission.com, +1-317-242-5000