Dana Corporation Selected as Preferred Supplier by Workhorse Custom Chassis

Nov 3, 2003

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN)
Commercial Vehicle Systems Division today announced that it has been selected
as the standard and preferred axle and brake supplier for Workhorse Custom
Chassis LLC, a subsidiary of Grand Vehicle Works Holdings Corporation.  Dana
will supply steer axles, drive axles, tag axles, and brakes for Workhorse
Custom Chassis under a contract continuing through March 2007.
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    "Dana is very pleased to have been chosen as preferred supplier for a wide
range of products for Workhorse Custom Chassis," said Nick Cole, president of
Dana's Heavy Vehicle Technologies and Systems Group.  "Our people look forward
to this business opportunity and are dedicated to continuing to provide
quality products to this leading manufacturer of commercial and recreational
    "Dana has proven itself to be the industry leader in providing the highest
level of product technology, innovation, systems integration, service, and
support. Dana's products and services provide Workhorse with the competitive
advantage that is needed in today's marketplace," said Dave Olsen, president,
Workhorse Custom Chassis.
    Dana will supply D-700, D-800, E-1002W, E-1202W, and E-1462W model steer
axles; independent front suspensions; model 70, M70HD, M80, S110, S130, S150-
S, 19060S, and 21060S drive axles; tag axles; and air disc brakes to Workhorse
Custom Chassis' facility in Union City, Ind.
    Components will be manufactured at Dana's Henderson, Ky.; Humboldt, Tenn.;
and Buena Vista, Va., facilities.
    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.

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