Dana Earns Excellence in Quality Improvement Award from Hino Trucks
MAUMEE, Ohio, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that the company has been recognized by Hino Trucks with its Excellence in Quality Improvement Award. Dana accepted the award, which recognizes superior improvement in parts-per-million (PPM) defect performance at Hino’s annual supplier business meeting this month.
Dana supplies driveshafts to Hino from assembly facilities in Lima, Ohio, and Jodalli, Karnataka, India. These products are used on a wide range of Hino medium-duty trucks as well as Toyota Tundra pickup trucks.
“Our commitment to quality is unmatched in the commercial-vehicle market, which is why leading truck manufacturers like Hino turn to Dana for innovative driveline products that deliver superior performance,” said Pat D’Eramo, president of Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies. “This quality award from Hino validates our continuous, systematic approach to process improvement and the long-term value we deliver to manufacturers and vehicle buyers alike.”
To learn more about Dana’s complete lineup of drivetrain innovations for the commercial-vehicle market, visit www.dana.com/commercialvehicle.
About Hino Trucks
Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, sells and services the most environmentally friendly lineup of Class 5-7 commercial trucks in the United States. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Hino boasts a network of over 200 dealers nationwide committed to achieving excellence in customer service and support. Hino Trucks is the premier medium duty nameplate in the United States with a product lineup that offers low total cost of ownership, superior fuel economy, unmatched reliability and maneuverability, and the most comprehensive bundle of standard features in the market. For more information, visit us at www.hino.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMM), a Toyota Group Company, assembles Class 6 & 7 Hino brand trucks, and builds axles and other components for certain Toyota vehicles. HMM has facilities in West Virginia, Arkansas, California and Michigan.
About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world’s original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Founded in 1904 and based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs 23,000 people in 26 countries on six continents. In 2013, Dana generated sales of $6.8 billion. Forbes magazine selected Dana as one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2014. For more information, please visit dana.com.
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