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Dana expands training series with electrification maintenance

Dana Incorporated has expanded its “Driveline Forensics” training series to include videos covering key safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles.

A tale of two axles: Dana launches a new Spicer tandem axle, single drive axle

Dana Inc. announced the launch of two new Spicer axles: The D172 series heavy-duty tandem axle for construction, heavy-haul, and severe-service applications; and the Spicer S172 series single drive axle for Class 7 and 8 vehicles. Both announcements were made at the 2018 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. Click

Meeting the next emissions milestone

Those of you who have been around for a couple of decades are intimately familiar with all the engine and powertrain changes that have been made within those years to comply with EPA emission standard benchmarks and, more recently, the EPA/NHTSA Greenhouse Gas 17 (GHG17) initiatives. But you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! While there is

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Expanding on automatic tire inflation

Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) let you monitor and manage tire pressure, but automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS) provide additional tire support by automatically maintaining optimal pressure levels. “Through periodic checks combined with the option to communicate tire pressure data to the main office, an automatic inflation system helps to reduce the possibility for human

Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 axles available on Kenworth Class 8 trucks

Kenworth now offers the new Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 tandem axle for order with new Kenworth Class 8 on-highway trucks. Key benefits of the Spicer EconoTrek lightweight drive and tag axle configuration include enhanced fuel economy, weight savings, improved performance and reduced maintenance, said the company. “The 6×2 configuration is becoming more popular with fleets

The importance of tire pressure monitoring

Keeping a close eye on tire pressure can also impact your bottom line. Under-inflated tires flex excessively under load, producing heat and increasing rolling resistance, which wastes fuel. Tires inflated 10 PSI below recommended levels can reduce truck fuel economy up to 1%. In addition, stress from flexing causes fast and uneven wear, shortening the

Dana shows support for commercial vehicle market in Mexico

At Expotransporte ANPACT 2013 in Guadalajara, Mexico, Dana Holding Corp. demonstrated its range of products and solutions for Mexican truck, bus, and coach markets. Included were drivetrain solutions and aftermarket sales and service capabilities for dealers and fleets in the region. Dana has 11 facilities in Mexico that produce commercial vehicle products, supplying Spicer steer,

Handling the tough hauls: What you need to know about severe-duty drivetrain, axles and suspensions

Extreme loads are no match for properly spec’ed and maintained severe-duty truck models. Vehicle OEMs, in fact, list a range of applications for which they have specific models designed to meet severe-duty needs. Included are dump, concrete, crane, roll-off body, refuse, heavy haul, logging, oil and gas field service, utility, fire and emergency, snow plow

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