Dana Expands Training Series with Electrification Maintenance and Servicing Guidelines Videos

Apr 22, 2019

MAUMEE, Ohio, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has expanded its "Driveline Forensics" training series to include videos covering key safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles.  The new videos provide overviews on electric vehicle architecture and maintenance, as well as important vehicle servicing safety tips.

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"Dana is focused on driving the shift toward electrification in the commercial vehicle market, and we believe these latest 'Driveline Forensics' videos are critical to supporting the maintenance professionals who are servicing electric vehicles in the field," said Mark Wallace, president of Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies.  "The safety of our people and products is our first priority, and this training installment succinctly covers critical safety and maintenance fundamentals for servicing hybrid and electric applications."

As fleets and vehicle operators begin to adopt electrified technologies, the "Driveline Forensics" electrification videos provide vital information on the care and servicing of these vehicles, including:

  • architecture overview, comprising vehicle charging instructions, high-voltage caution, and review of electric components;
  • maintenance overview, inclusive of pre-operation maintenance inspection, electric vehicle maintenance schedule, and guidelines on servicing a vehicle after impact or water submersion; and
  • safety tips covering high-voltage caution, personal protective equipment, primary shutdown method, and damaged battery procedures.

The series is hosted by Jessi Combs, TV personality, performance driver, metal fabricator, vehicle builder, and industrial artist.  Combs will be making a special appearance at the Dana booth during this week's Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo to promote the "Driveline Forensics" program.

Dana will continue to expand the "Driveline Forensics" series throughout 2019.  The videos are currently available at dana.com/commercial-vehicles under the Tools and Training tabs.

See the new electrification videos and meet Jessi Combs at Dana's booth, 1847, Wednesday, April 24, noon to 2 p.m., and 3 to 5 p.m. PDT.

About Jessi Combs
Jessi Combs' creativity and hands-on attitude have helped her to defy expectations and race past obstacles to find success as a driver, TV personality, author, and metal fabricator.  Her passion to get in the driver seat and behind the wheel of nearly anything with a motor has led her through some amazing and unusual achievements.  With a degree in custom automotive fabrication, Jessi has reached out to millions with her build skills on TV shows such as All Girls GarageMythbusters, and Overhaulin', to name a few, as well as through community and educational outreach.  As the "Fastest Woman on Four Wheels" – women's land-speed record holder; first un-official "Queen of the Hammers" – Ultra4™ Ultimate Desert Race; Ultra4 National Champion; and a Baja 1000 podium finisher, Jessi empowers many through the act of simply leading by example.  Her desire to show more women (and men, alike) that they, too, can build their ideas, go fast, get dirty, have fun, and still be true to their life's purpose shines through everything Jessi does in life.  To learn more about "the fearless Jessi Combs," visit jessicombs.com.

About Dana Incorporated   
Dana is a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.  Dana supports the passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway markets, as well as industrial and stationary equipment applications.  Founded in 1904, Dana employs more than 36,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers.  The company reported sales of $8.1 billion in 2018.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, it is a people-centric organization and has been named a top employer of choice around the world, including significant honors in Asia, India, Italy, Mexico, and the United States.  For more information, please visit www.dana.com.


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For further information: Jeff Cole, +1-419-887-3535, jeff.cole@dana.com