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2012-11-26 20:20:14

SHANGHAI, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today launched the Spicer(®) Rui Ma(TM) brand for a new class of transmissions and axles made in China to provide a quality complement to Dana's flagship Spicer brand of technologically advanced drivetrain solutions. Marketed in China as "Spicer??(TM)," Spicer Rui Ma drivetrain solutions provide an optimized blend of product features, performance, dependability, and cost demanded by purchasers of the majority of...

2012-11-05 12:20:32

MAUMEE, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) was honored for manufacturing the best brand of axles for the 4x4 Off-Roading category in the 2012 eBay Motors' "People's Picks" competition. Dana was announced as a winner during the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas last week. The competition included online survey results from more than 14 million auto enthusiasts across the globe. "With...

2012-10-30 11:21:34

MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment to bringing leading technology to the aftermarket, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will introduce four new aftermarket products during the 2012 Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA) Show, Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, in Las Vegas. The company will use this premier event to unveil its Spicer(®) Ultra-Premium Synthetic Grease, Spicer(®) performance differential covers, and Spicer(®) one-piece aluminum...

2012-10-15 07:20:34

LINKOPING, Sweden, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Swedish study [http://www.niradynamics.se/scripts/resource.php?id=77 ] by TNS Sifo [http://www.tns-sifo.se ] on tyre pressure has shown that people who check tyre pressure as often as advised by the car manual are a small minority. A majority still tolerate increased fuel consumption, CO2 emission and tyre wear, plus degraded vehicle handling instead of spending a few minutes getting their fingers a little dirty now...

2012-10-02 10:21:58

MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today it will be highlighting its full complement of driveline products, including front and rear axles, driveshafts, and suspension components for light, commercial, and off-highway vehicles during 2012 SAE Congress Brazil from Oct. 2-4, at the Expocenter Norte Exhibition Center, in Sao Paulo. "For 65 years, Dana has been serving customers in Brazil as a leading provider of full-system driveline...

2012-09-24 06:20:48

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At MINExpo 2012 today, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced the company's enhanced support for mining OEMs and increased production of drivetrain solutions, including new manufacturing capabilities in China. Located in booth 26193 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Dana unveiled plans to launch production of driveline products at the company's facility in Wuxi, Jiangsu Provence, China, over the next several months to...

2012-07-12 02:20:44

MAUMEE, Ohio, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced that the company this month will commemorate 65 years of serving customers in Brazil. Starting from a small workshop in Rio Grande do Sul, Dana's roots in the country have grown to eight major facilities in Diadema, Gravatai, and Sorocaba that employ 2,400. In 2011, Dana strengthened its commitment to Brazil and the region overall through a strategic agreement that added truck and bus steer axles to...

2012-06-12 06:20:13

TROY, Mich., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair, developer of the popular HyperWorks computer-aided engineering software, today announced that LeanNova, a newly founded engineering services provider for the automotive industry, has chosen Altair ProductDesign and its competences in optimization, light weight design, simulation, and vehicle development as its strategic partner for several projects in the automotive industry. LeanNova Engineering AB was founded by a management team formed of...

2012-06-12 02:20:37

HOLLY, Mich., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Look at the interface between politics, engineering and humans. Cars and trucks are safer than ever but the driving infrastructure is crumbling and drivers are aging and on more medication while trying to manage more in-vehicle distractions. "It doesn't help that the vehicles are older, too." So muses Dave McLellan, one of the world's best forensic engineers and an expert witness in court cases that determine the cause of an accident, the...

2012-04-30 02:20:30

SAGINAW, Mich., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wineman Technology, a leading automotive design and test system integrator, and Tecnalia, one of the largest applied research institutes in the world, today announced that Dynacar won Automotive Testing Technology International's CAE Innovation of the Year award in 2011. Dynacar is a fully validated real-time vehicle model simulator that allows automotive engineers to design and test all types of vehicle sub-systems in one complete and...