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    Dana shows new axles, updated tire analytics program

    March 4, 2018 5:46PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Two new lighter-weight axles and an updated tire analytics platform were among product introductions made by Dana at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Spring meetings. The Spicer S172 single drive axle and D172 tandem axle will replace

  • Product Equipment

    Dana enhances e-commerce platform, introduces seal installation tool kit

    January 25, 2018 11:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana announced enhancements to its e-commerce platform, and a new seal installation took kit during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week. Dana launched its e-catalog and e-commerce platform at HDAW last year, and says it has since added

  • News Equipment

    Dana launches new products at NACV

    September 26, 2017 4:20PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Dana has expanded its line of downspeeding-compatible driveshafts, with the introduction of the SPL 250 Lite. The company says the new offering reduces weight by up to 25 lbs compared to competitive products. It has been designed

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    Dana launches new e-commerce portal

    January 25, 2017 4:23PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana has launched a new parts ordering website to provide fleet customers with easier access to information and an ability for distributors to better fulfill orders. The new e-commerce platform will be accessible to both end

  • News Equipment

    Dana adds aftermarket parts to accommodate downspeeding

    January 27, 2016 12:12PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — As the industry’s first downsped powertrains age, it’s important to replace worn parts with aftermarket components designed to handle the higher torque loads associated with downspeeding. That was the message from Dana, which during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket

  • News Equipment

    Dana tandem axle transforms to 6×2 configuration at highway speeds

    March 26, 2015 1:40PM by James Menzies

    It still provides the benefits of a 6×4 at low speeds and at launch

  • News Equipment

    A little downspeeding saves a lot of money

    February 16, 2015 2:47PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dana took time at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual spring meeting to raise awareness about the benefits – and risks – of engine downspeeding. Every 100 rpm reduction in engine speed translates to a 1% improvement

  • Product Equipment

    Dana offers new axle shafts for off-road applications

    January 8, 2015 8:11AM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana has come out with new Spicer high-performance chromoly axle shafts for use with larger tires in off-road applications. They are made from SAE-4340 nickel chromoly steel for maximum strength and durability and heat-treated to ensure optimal

  • Product Equipment

    Dana expands extended warranty coverage options

    November 17, 2014 8:50AM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana has broadened the extended protection plans available for its drive axles used in on-highway applications in the US and Canada. It is now offering optional warranty coverage beyond the standard five-year/750,000 mile plan on select single

  • Feature Equipment


    October 27, 2014 8:36PM by James Menzies

    While in San Diego for the American Trucking Associations conference I had an interesting chat with Mike Schwanzl, senior manager, field sales with Dana. He’s concerned about the increased torque loads the industry-wide trend towards downspeeding is placing on the

  • News Equipment

    How downspeeding can destroy your driveline

    October 22, 2014 10:31AM by James Menzies

    Downspeeding is great for fuel economy, but it can wreak havoc on an underspec’d driveline