Posts Tagged: Dana

Dana begins production of new e-Axle, expands powertrain lineup for medium- and heavy-duty EVs

Automotive supplier Dana (NYSE: DAN) will begin production of its eS9000r e-Axle—the first in a line of Spicer Electrified Zero-6 e-Axles—to support the market launch of the Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) all-electric MT50e medium-duty last-mile delivery vehicle. Designed with a custom Spicer S130 rear drive axle, the propulsion system for the MT50e application is… Read more »

Dana and Switch Mobility partner on electric commercial vehicles

Drivetrain and e-propulsion specialist Dana (NYSE: DAN) has signed a strategic agreement with Ashok Leyland subsidiary Switch Mobility, a manufacturer of electric buses and light commercial vehicles. Dana will make a strategic investment in Switch Mobility, and will become a preferred supplier of electric drivetrain components for Switch’s vehicles, providing e-axles, gearboxes, motors, inverters, software… Read more »

Dana acquires vehicle embedded software developer Pi Innovo

Powertrain manufacturer Dana has acquired Pi Innovo, a maker of embedded software solutions and electronic control units that support the light vehicle, commercial vehicle and off-highway markets. Dana previously held a non-controlling interest. The acquisition of Pi Innovo enables Dana to increase its in-house electrodynamics capabilities and electrification product portfolio by adding a library of… Read more »

Dana introduces new e-axles and e-gearboxes for agricultural equipment

Under its Spicer brand of OE and aftermarket components, Ohio-based parts supplier Dana has unveiled new e-mobility technologies for field sprayers and telehandlers used in agriculture. The new Spicer Electrified e-Axles are designed for telehandlers with load capacities up to 6,600 lbs. Dana says its new Spicer Electrified e-Gearbox features a compact design that manages… Read more »

Dana acquires Canadian e-powertrain maker Nordresa

US powertrain manufacturer Dana has completed its acquisition of Nordresa Motors, a Canadian manufacturer of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. Dana hopes to expand its electrification capabilities by combining its portfolio of motors, inverters, chargers, gearboxes, and thermal-management products with Nordresa’s proprietary battery-management system and e-powertrain controls. The transition to fully electric powertrains requires changes… Read more »

Dana launches new integrated motor and inverter

Dana has launched the TM4 MOTIVE, an integrated motor and inverter for the light vehicle market. The TM4 MOTIVE includes a high-RPM permanent magnet electric motor, power-dense electronic inverter, and advanced controls. The system weighs 110 pounds and is scalable up to 150 kW and 11,000 rpm, according to the company. The integrated inverter is… Read more »

Dana acquires SME Group to expand electrified product portfolio

Automotive supplier Dana has announced the acquisition of SME Group, an Italy-based manufacturer of motors, inverters and controls for off-highway electrified vehicle applications. SME’s low-voltage motors and inverters target the electrification of off-highway equipment for applications including agriculture, automated guided vehicles, construction, and material handling. The acquisition will expand Dana’s portfolio of electrified products. “Dana’s… Read more »

Dana’s new e-Hub drive for heavy-duty vehicles

Dana, an Ohio-based company that designs propulsion systems for heavy-duty vehicles, introduced the Spicer Electrified with TM4 e-Hub Drive at the recent Bauma construction machinery trade fair in China. The drive is designed for underground mining trucks, large wheel loaders and reach stackers. It features Spicer axles, Brevini planetary drive designs, TM4 electric motors and… Read more »