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Dana wins axle and driveshaft contract for Navistar medium-duty truck

Navistar recently began customer deliveries of the all-wheel-drive vehicles.

July 16, 2013  by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

MAUMEE, Ohio—Dana Holding Corp. 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.

The TerraStar uses Dana’s Spicer Model 273 front drive steer axle, which has a 42 degree turn angle, a gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of 8,000 lbs., and popular axle ratios.

The Spicer S110 single reduction, single rear drive axle on the TerraStar has a GAWR rating of 14,000 lbs. and a maximum gross combined weight rating of 35,000 lbs.

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Driveshafts are a mix of SPL 55 and SPL 100 permanently lubricated, sealed spline shafts that are precision balanced to reduce noise, vibration and harshness.

Dana is a global supplier of driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies for passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. It employs 23,000 people in 26 countries and posted 2012 sales of $7.2 billion.


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