Dana Corporation to Supply Suspension Modules to Transcraft Corporation

Dec 15, 2003

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Corporation
(NYSE: DCN) announced today that its Commercial Vehicle Systems operation has
been selected as the standard and preferred suspension supplier for Transcraft
Corporation.  Dana will supply Dana Spicer(R) RF Series air-ride suspensions
for Transcraft's Eagle and Eagle II flatbed combo trailers.
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    "Dana is very pleased to expand our relationship with Transcraft, a long-
time customer," said Bill Carroll, Dana's acting president and COO.  "This is
further evidence of Dana's growing prominence in the trailer suspension
    "Dana's strategy is to provide high-value suspension modules to our
customers. We are pleased to bring this system's outstanding design and
quality levels to Transcraft, and we look forward to continuing our
relationship with this valued customer," said Nick Cole, president, Dana Heavy
Vehicle Technologies and Systems Group.
    Dana Spicer RF Series air-ride suspensions are fully assembled with Spicer
trailer axles and brakes.
    Dana's Commercial Vehicle Systems Division designs, manufactures, and
markets front-steer, rear-drive, trailer, and auxiliary axles; driveshafts;
steering shafts; brakes; suspensions; and related systems, modules, and
services for the commercial vehicle market.  Major components and modules are
marketed under the Spicer(R) brand name.
    Dana Corporation is a global leader in the design, engineering, and
manufacture of value-added products and systems for automotive, commercial,
and off-highway vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets.  The
company employs approximately 60,000 people worldwide.  Founded in 1904 and
based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates hundreds of technology, manufacturing,
and customer service facilities in 30 countries. The company reported sales of
$9.5 billion in 2002.  Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .

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