Dana Products Featured on Eight of Ward's 10 Best Engines

Dec 11, 2002

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Corporation
(NYSE: DCN) announced today that it supplies products on eight of the 10
engines judged by Ward's AutoWorld magazine to be the best engines for 2003.
The winning engines, announced today, were selected by a panel of judges
assembled by Ward's.
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    The engines featuring Dana products include the BMW 3.2L I-6, and
3.0L I-6, the BMW/Mini Supercharged 1.6L I-4, DaimlerChrysler's 5.7L "Hemi"
V-8, the Ford Powerstroke 6.0L V-8 Turbo-diesel, the GM Vortec 4.2L I-6, the
Honda 3.0L V-6, and Nissan's 3.5L V-6.
    Manufactured by Dana's Engine and Fluid Management Group, the varying
combinations of products and systems on these engines includes cylinder head
gaskets, cam cover modules, seals, heat shields, bearings, piston rings, fluid
routing systems, and oil and water pumps.
    Dana Chairman and CEO Joe Magliochetti, said, "Dana congratulates the
recipients of this year's Ward's Best Engines awards.  This is a prestigious
industry honor, and we at Dana are particularly proud that our technology is
featured among so many of the world's leading engines."
    Mike Laisure, president of the Engine and Fluid Management Group, said,
"Dana Corporation has a firm commitment and the global capabilities to develop
the technologies necessary for today's engine manufacturers to be best in
class.  It is a tribute to the innovation of our people that so much Dana
content is included among the Ward's Top 10 engines."
    The Dana Engine and Fluid Management Group produces a full line of
sealing, bearings, fluid system and power cylinder products that help
automakers achieve their goals in key areas such as durability, noise
vibration and harshness (NVH), fuel economy, emissions reduction, and the
management of essential operating fluids.
    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 70,000 people worldwide. Founded in 1904 and
based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates hundreds of technology, manufacturing,
and customer service facilities in 34 countries. The company reported sales of
$10.3 billion in 2001.



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