MAUMEE, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana
Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it will be supplying
its Dana 60™ AdvanTEK® solid rear axle with Spicer
PerformaTraK™ electronic locking differential to the
2021 Ram® 1500 TRX™ pickup truck.
Leveraging a full-float axle design, the new Dana 60 utilizes a 3.55 gear ratio and
specialized AdvanTEK technology to deliver increased torque and
carrying capacity over Dana's
traditional offering. The axle will come equipped with the
Spicer PerformaTraK electronic locking differential, which can
transfer rear axle torque to one wheel. This ensures the wheels do
not slip, providing increased traction.
"As the demand for vehicles with high-performance, off-road
capability continues to increase, Dana is developing solutions that are designed
to deliver maximum performance and durability in the toughest of
conditions," said Bob Pyle,
president of Dana Light Vehicle Drive Systems. "The 2021 Ram
1500 TRX is an extremely capable on- and-off-road vehicle and we
are proud to have been selected to provide our Dana 60 AdvanTEK axles to support its power
The new axles will be assembled at Dana's facility in Dry Ridge, Kentucky.
In addition to axles, Dana
supplies cylinder head gaskets for the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX.
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 solutions.
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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