MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated
(NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has been awarded the Drivetrain
Component of the Year Award for its Spicer® TE50
powershift transmission at the 2020 Diesel Progress Summit and
Awards, held last week.
The 2020 Diesel Progress Summit recognizes commercially
available drivetrain components used in a conventional powertrain
application, including transmissions, powertrain components, axles,
hydraulics, and wheels.
"Dana's customers are looking for products that help them
achieve higher productivity and improved performance within their
current vehicle designs," said Aziz
Aghili, president of Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion
Technologies. "This award from the organizers of the Diesel
Progress Summit highlights the commitment of our team to delivering
solutions to the market that directly address the challenges faced
by our customers."
Designed for large load haul dumpers, trucks used in underground
mining, and wheel loaders, the Spicer TE50 transmission increases
productivity, improves reliability, and reduces operating costs for
heavy-duty, high-power applications. Its electronically modulated
hydrodynamic design provides precise vehicle handling, improved
fuel efficiency, smoother shifting, and optimized braking.
The Spicer TE50 is engineered for vehicles from 400 to 600 kW
(544 to 816 horsepower) and designed to fit within current vehicle
design envelopes. Offered with four- or eight-speed gearboxes to
optimize shifting ratios, the transmission is available with
automatic lockup, which improves fuel efficiency by enabling direct
drive even at low speeds.
Dana's new transmission is also equipped with three heavy-duty,
auxiliary pump drives and features an integrated, automatic
retarder for reduced brake wear and smoother, quieter
About Dana Incorporated
Dana is a world leader in providing power-conveyance and
energy-management solutions that are engineered to improve the
efficiency, performance, and sustainability of light vehicles,
commercial vehicles, and off-highway equipment. Enabling the
propulsion of conventional, hybrid, and electric-powered vehicles,
Dana equips its customers with critical drive and motion systems;
electrodynamic technologies; and thermal, sealing, and digital
In 2019, the company reported sales of $8.6 billion with 36,000 associates in 34
countries across six continents. Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, and founded in 1904, Dana
has established a high-performance culture that focuses on its
people, and the company has earned recognition around the world as
a top employer. Learn more at dana.com.
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