Dana Inc. has introduced new drive technologies for material-handling vehicles, including a low-voltage, high-efficiency motor for electric-powered applications, as well as a new series of modular, high-efficiency drive axles for Class I, IV, and V industrial lift trucks. New low-voltage, high-efficiency motor Dana has launched a new 48- to 120/144-volt synchronous reluctance internal permanent magnet
Kenworth has introduced an airbrake package with a 23,000-lb. rear axle for enhanced road capacity for the K370 cabover. Combined with the K370’s standard 12,000-lb. front axle, the new axle offering increases the K370’s gross combination weight rating to 35,000 lbs. The package features the Dana S23-172 or S23-172E rear axle, 1710 drivelines, 22.5-in. tires,
Dana Incorporated has added Dr. Hong Yang as the company’s senior director of electric vehicle systems engineering for its commercial vehicle drive and motion business unit. In this role, he will lead full electric vehicle architecture and systems engineering, including software deployment and testing, component and subsystem integration, as well as Dana’s hybrid and electric
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
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.
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 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
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
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?
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
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
The companies made an announcement in conjunction at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.