Dana Technology Featured on 2022 North American Truck and SUV of the Year

Mommy, Ohio, February 21, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced today that its innovative technologies are presented at Ford Maverick ™ and Ford 2022.® Bronco®North American truck and SUV of the year respectively.

“Dana has been working with Ford since it provided transmission technology for the revolutionary Model T, and we are proud to continue to work with them to bring innovative solutions to some of the world’s most iconic cars,” he said. Byron Foster, president of Light Vehicle Drive Systems for Dana. “Our transmission solutions have a reputation for being able to handle some of the world’s most challenging terrain and SUVs, and the Ford Maverick pickup and Ford Bronco SUV are equipped with unique equipment to give an exceptional driving experience.”

Here is Spicer AdvanTEK Ultra ™ from Spicer SmartConnect ™
The Ford Maverick pickup has a Spicer AdvanTEK Ultra axle from Dana with Spicer SmartConnect all-wheel drive (AWD) technology. As a leader in lightweight transmission technology for over a century, Dana has continued its legacy as an industry pioneer by introducing the Spicer AdvanTEK Ultra axle, which changed the axle design process and led to the choice of ultra-low viscosity lubricants. to reduce energy losses due to beating oil.

In addition, Dana has set up the Spicer SmartConnect system to tune the transmission to front-wheel drive for most driving conditions and quickly turn on all-wheel drive when needed. A disabled AWD system is activated automatically and smoothly when the system predicts or detects wheel slip, for example, during rapid acceleration or on partition coefficients and in other low-adhesion conditions. System configuration promotes performance while maintaining confidence and control, which are key benefits of all-wheel drive systems.

Dana 35 AdvanTEK® and Dana 44 AdvanTEK® axis
The Ford Bronco SUV has a reliable, off-road Dana 35 AdvanTEK® and Dana 44 AdvanTEK® axis. Dana 35 AdvanTEK® Independent front differential with front axle deactivation deactivates the front axle to reduce drag, while Dana 44 AdvanTEK® the front independent axle is designed to enhance off-road capabilities. An optional front differential with electronic differential lock Spicer PerformaTraK ™ can transmit full transmission torque to one wheel, giving drivers confidence and control by improving traction when driving over difficult terrain.

At the rear of the car is a Dana 44 AdvanTEK® solid rear axle with available electronic differential lock Spicer PerformaTraK ™, which allows the Bronco SUV to cope with traction off-road conditions, helping to increase maneuverability as well as overall driver control.

Dana’s bridge technology was first introduced on the 1966 Ford Bronco.

About Dana Incorporated
Dana is a leader in the development and production of high-performance engine and power management solutions that power vehicles and machines in all mobility markets around the world. The company is making steady progress through its conventional and clean energy solutions that support almost every car manufacturer with drive and motion systems; electrodynamic technologies, including software and controls; and thermal, sealing and digital solutions.

Based in Mommy, OhioUSA, the company reported sales $ 7.1 billion in 2020 with 38,000 employees in 33 countries on six continents. Founded in 1904, Dana has been named by Newsweek one of America’s 2022 Most Responsible Companies for its emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility. The company is driven by a culture of high performance that focuses on respecting others, inspiring innovation, growing responsibly and winning together, earning it worldwide recognition as the best employer. Find out more at dana.com.

SOURCE Dana Incorporated


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