Posts Tagged: Dana

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 »

Dana and TM4 join forces to offer a range of powertrain technologies

Drivetrain technology supplier Dana (NYSE: DAN) has announced a joint venture with TM4, a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec. TM4 will become Dana’s source for electric motors, power inverters, and control systems, and Dana will become a majority shareholder of TM4 in exchange for $165 million Canadian ($127 million US). TM4 manufactures EV motors, power inverters, and… Read more »

Dana presents solutions for EVs and hybrids in Shanghai

Spicer SmartConnect AWD Disconnect Technology Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) is showcasing technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal management products for electric and hybrid vehicles, at Auto Shanghai 2017. On display is Dana’s new Spicer electric motor-driven gearbox, which is engineered to deliver better acceleration… Read more »

Dana’s new Spicer Electrified e-axles for hybrids and EVs

Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) has introduced a new portfolio of integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies for electric propulsion systems. The new Spicer Electrified products are designed to address each of the company’s end markets – light, commercial, and off-highway vehicles – and to complement its Long line of battery-cooling solutions. Currently in production, the… Read more »

Dana kicks copper to the curb in favor of all-aluminum cooling products for EVs

In 1982, the US Mint made the practical decision to change the composition of the penny coin from 95% copper/5% zinc – an alloy you know as brass – to 97.5% zinc with copper plating. Inflation had pushed the price of copper in a penny above one cent, and zinc was significantly less expensive and… Read more »