Dana

Steer axle recall expands to include nearly 19,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth, International trucks

The recall issued by Paccar includes approximately 17,737 model year 2016 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks in most models, along with approximately 1,175 model year 2016 International tractors in most models.

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Potential steer axle problem prompts recall of more than 1,000 Volvo, Mack, Autocar trucks

A potential problem in Dana D-Series and E-Series steer axles that could result in a complete loss of steering prompted Mack, Volvo and Autocar to recall more than 1,000 potentially affected trucks.

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TMC roundup: New ELDs, axles, suspensions more announced at annual conference

The American Trucking Associations' annual Technology and Maintenance Council conference has seen a number of announcements including new axles, suspensions, ELDs and more.

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New Dana axle, driveshafts

At the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Dana introduced new Spicer axles, driveshafts.

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Allison to produce gearless transmissions

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

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Torque Target

New engine technology promises not only improved engine efficiency, but also the ability to spec your drivetrain to further enhance fuel economy.

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Aluminum driveshaft

Lighter, yet stronger is the thinking behind Dana’s new Diamond Series aluminum driveshaft for commercial vehicles. “Aluminum driveshafts have been in use in light vehicles,” said Ralph Polehonki, vice president, global engineering for Dana. “But they have not been available for the commercial vehicle market until now,” he said March 31 during a press event in Louisville, Ky. Polehonki said Dana engineers have developed a manufacturing process that joins Spicer steel U-joints to a new one-piece aluminum ...

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