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Real-time order management available on Dana’s aftermarket website

Dana Inc. has developed a dynamic order management and information exchange for its aftermarket customers at DanaAftermarket.com, the company says. The e-commerce platform and e-catalog provides Dana customers with real-time ordering, processing and product attribute data, Dana says. Visitors to DanaAftermarket.com can check inventory status, attain technical information, view product videos and see three-dimensional views

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How electrification will change truck service

Widespread electrification hasn’t happened yet, but even the most skeptical observers would have to agree that it’s coming to trucking, in some form, soon. Whenever electric vehicles do become more commonplace, fleets will need to be ready for the differences between those and the diesel trucks they’re used to—and just as importantly, technicians will too.

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Successful truck operation depends on driveline service details

It seems like a little thing. A bit of increased vibration in your truck’s driveline. You’ve had some driver complaints in the past, but they were minor—small in the grand scheme of things. Until that small problem grew into a large driveline service issue and put your truck on the side of the road. Downtime

Dana recognized by PACCAR as 2019 Supplier Performance Management Achiever

Dana Inc. has been recognized by PACCAR as a 2019 Supplier Performance Management Achiever in North America, marking its second consecutive year as a recipient of the award. Suppliers are evaluated on cross-functional key performance indicators in the areas of product development, operations support, and business alignment with PACCAR’s objectives, the company says. “We are

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Why you need to make last mile service a top-of-list priority

Pick-up and delivery duty cycles and harsh road environments can impact your last mile vehicle component lifecycle. Uptime is crucial when it comes to delivering to consumers door, so don’t overlook your service needs. Here are the top application-facing considerations. E-commerce is here to stay, and with the tremendous growth in this industry comes a

A reduction in gears: Inside electric truck transmissions

Rather than the typical 18-speed transmissions, electric trucks tend to use two-speed transmissions, with some using three or four. So why is that?

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TMC 2020: All the news from the show (Updated)

Fleet Equipment is live covering the 2020 TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the industry’s annual gathering where rules and regulations are set, issues are discussed, and news is made. You can find all that news below, and this post will be updated throughout the week as more news breaks. You can also find the rest

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Hyliion delivers first of three hybrid Class 8 vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing

Hyliion Inc. will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. The solution was developed in partnership with Dana Inc., whose Spicer Electrified components are part of the e-Powertrain solution. The remaining vehicles will be delivered throughout the year, allowing Penske to complement its

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Kenworth, Dana collaborate on electric truck powertrain development

The companies made an announcement in conjunction at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.

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The 2019 Truck Equipment Trend of the Year: Suppliers step up

2019’s Fleet Equipment Trucking Trend of the Year is the new innovations and products being put forward by the trucking industry’s suppliers.

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Dana and Lonestar Specialty Vehicles launch fully electrified terminal tractor

Dana Inc., in collaboration with Lonestar Specialty Vehicles, has announced the launch of a fully electrified terminal tractor. The new Spicer Electrified e-Powertrain system is designed and manufactured by Dana as a complete electric powertrain solution for use on vehicles built by Lonestar SV. Lonestar SV specializes in the final stage assembly and refurbishment of

Dana announces two electric powertrain partnerships

Dana Inc. has announced it is partnering with a North American commercial-vehicle manufacturer to supply complete e-Powertrain systems for a medium-duty vehicle program beginning next year. The new trucks will feature Dana’s Spicer Electrified powertrain technologies and are expected to be on the road in early 2021. Separately, Dana has also secured a new e-Powertrain