Dana Begins Production of New, Lighter Trailer Systems Featuring Increased Payload, Better Fuel Economy

Nov 18, 2005

Kalamazoo, Michigan, Nov. 18, 2005 - Dana Corporation’s Commercial Vehicle Systems group has started production of its new Dana Spicer® RS 40 SmartRide™ trailer suspension. The announcement comes in conjunction with the recent delivery of 100 new Wabash National® DuraPlate® HD trailers equipped with the new SmartRide suspensions and Dana Spicer® TIMS™ (Tire Inflation and Monitor System) to Dart Transit Company of Eagan, Minn.

“We’re confident this initial production order, coupled with interest from other major customers, begins a long, successful run for these two exciting products,