Navistar Selects Dana Axles, Driveshafts for Newest Vehicle
Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has been named the standard and exclusive supplier of steer axles, drive axles, and driveshafts on the new International TerraStar 4×4 medium-duty truck. Navistar recently began customer deliveries of the all-wheel-drive vehicles.
“Not only do Spicer axle and driveshaft technologies offer best-in-class performance and efficiency, but they also offer the rugged durability that is required in this line of hardworking trucks,” said Pat D’Eramo, president of Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies.
The TerraStar features Dana’s new Spicer® Model 273 front drive steer axle, which delivers an effective turn angle of 42 degrees, a GAWR of 8,000 lbs., and popular axle ratios.
The Spicer S110 single reduction, single rear drive axle on the TerraStar has a variety of patented and exclusive features for longer life, improved reliability, excellent durability, and quieter operation. The axle has a GAWR rating of 14,000 lbs. and a maximum GCWR highway rating of 35,000 lbs.
Driveshafts are a mix of Spicer Life Series® models. SPL® 55 and SPL® 100 are permanently lubricated with sealed splines to reduce maintenance costs and precision balanced for reduced noise, vibration, and harshness.
About Dana Holding Corporation Dana is a world-leading supplier of driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. The company’s global network of engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities provides original-equipment and aftermarket customers with local product and service support. Based in Maumee, Ohio, Dana employs more than 23,000 people in 26 countries and reported 2012 sales of $7.2 billion. For more information, please visit www.dana.com.