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Kenworth to offer Dana SPL 250 Lite driveline for T680, T880

Kenworth now offers the Dana SPL 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. According to the manufacturer, the SPL 250 Lite is 25 lbs. lighter, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series it

Kenworth to offer three Dana axle options on K270, K370 models

Kenworth has added the availability of three Dana Spicer axle series for its K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers. Kenworth’s cabovers are now available with the Dana Spicer S140, E1002IL, S21-172 and S21-172E axles. The Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, pictured above, range from 16,000- to 21,000-lb. gross axle weight rating and,

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Dana, Workhorse Group partner on city delivery vehicle with Spicer Electrified axle

Dana Inc. and Workhorse Group Inc. announced that they are working on the design, development and production of a city delivery vehicle featuring Dana’s Spicer Electrified integrated e-Drive axle. “Workhorse’s extensive development background and manufacturing experience in the EV space provide the industry-leading capabilities we sought in a strategic partner,” said Mark Wallace, executive vice

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How the latest axle technology integrates into powertrains

If the engine is the heart of your powertrain and the transmission is the shifting brains behind the operation, then the axle is the muscle, propelling your truck down the highway. While the engine and transmission get much of the spotlight, the axle plays a key role in increasing efficiency—in both proprietary powertrains and those

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Dana announces enhancements to e-catalog and e-commerce platform, new seal installation tool kit

Dana Inc. announced enhancements to its e-catalog and e-commerce platform, as well as a new seal installation tool kit. Among the enhancements to DanaAftermarket.com, the company’s e-catalog and e-commerce website, are a new mobile-ready design. The mobile-friendly website now provides the following features, according to Dana: Product images, descriptions, and informational videos; The ability to search

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Kenworth T270, T370 offer Dana Spicer S140 single-drive axles

The Kenworth T270 and T370 are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-lb. to 21,000-lb. gross axle weight rating. According to Dana, the four S140 series axles are designed to handle a wide range of applications and feature broad ratio coverage from 3.31 to 6.50, allowing maximum

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Power source: The importance of axles in hybrid and electric trucks

Electrification is the story of the year in the trucking world. From Cummins to Fuso to Chanje to Tesla, serious moves were made by various OEMs to begin the process of bringing what was previously a theoretical concept to the real world. No one can deny that electrification is coming. With new priorities for OEMs

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NACV day 3: News from the show floor

Missed the news at NACV? Read on to catch up with the biggest stories from the show, and then bookmark this link for daily updates: www.fleetequipmentmag.com/tag/nacv-2017/

On to the news:

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Dana launches SPL 250 Driveshaft

  Dana Inc. announced the launch of its new SPL 250 Lite driveshaft for heavy-duty vehicles. Designed to handle torque ratings up to 25,000 Nm, the new SPL 250 Lite driveshaft is up to 25 lbs. lighter than competitive products, Dana said. It has been specifically engineered to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels;

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Dana recognized by Hino Trucks for on-time delivery

Dana Inc. announced that it was recognized by Hino Motors Manufacturing, Inc. for 100% on-time delivery at the annual Hino supplier conference last month. Dana currently supplies driveshafts, companion flanges, and yokes to Hino from facilities in North America and Asia. These components are used on a range of Hino medium-duty trucks, as well as

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Inside axle ratios: Detailing the range of downspeeding options

Any on-highway truck you spec today will likely employ downspeeding to some degree. The sources within this story all agree that the majority of trucks today are putting faster ratios on the road. It’s a trend being driven by increased powertrain innovation and integration, with automated manual and automatic transmissions playing a key role in

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Dana receives Supplier Quality Award from PACCAR

  Dana Inc. announced that it has been recognized with the 10 parts per million (PPM) Quality Award by PACCAR Inc. Dana’s manufacturing facilities in Lima, Ohio; Sterling, Illinois; Danville, Kentucky; Wellingborough, U.K.; and Sorocaba, Brazil, were honored for their commitment to excellent quality and warranty performance in providing PACCAR with products that achieved 10

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