Dana Corporation Products Found On Eight of Ward's 10 Best Engines

Dec 10, 2003

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Corporation
(NYSE: DCN) announced today that it supplies products for eight of the 10
engines that Ward's AutoWorld magazine has judged to be the best engines for
2004.
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    The engines featuring Dana products include the Audi 4.2L V-8; BMW's 3.2L
I-6; DaimlerChrysler's 5.7L "Hemi" V-8 and 5.9L High-Output Cummins 600 OHV I-
6 Turbodiesel; the General Motors' Vortec 4.2L I-6; the Honda 3.0L V-6;
Nissan's 3.5L V-6; and Fuji Heavy Industries' Subaru 2.5L Turbocharged H4.
    Dana supplies a wide range of products and systems on these engines
including thermal management and fluid transfer systems, sealing systems, and
engine power products such as bearings and piston rings.  These products help
automakers achieve their goals in key areas such as emissions reduction; fuel
economy; thermal management; noise, vibration, and harshness; and the
management of essential operating fluids.
    "Dana congratulates the winners of the 2004 Ward's Best Engines awards,
truly an industry honor," said Bill Carroll, Dana's acting president and COO.
"The amount of Dana content on so many of the world's leading engines is
testimony to the technical capability of our people and our global reach to
support such a diversity of the world's top manufacturers."
    Mike Laisure, president of Dana's Engine and Fluid Management Group, said,
"Dana will continue to invest in products that offer engine builders improved
power and performance.  Our scientists and engineers are developing
technologies for all future powerplants, including next generation hybrid and
fuel cells."
    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.  The company's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .


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