Dana Holding Corporation Reaches Settlement with Toyota on Warranty Claims Related to Divested Structural Products Business

Jan 12, 2011

MAUMEE, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has reached a settlement with Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., for warranty claims related to frames produced by the company's former Structural Products business.  

Under terms of the agreement, Dana will make a one-time payment of $25 million to Toyota in connection with corrosion on frames produced for certain Tacoma pickup trucks that were subject to a customer support program initiated by Toyota in 2008.  The payment will result in a $25 million charge to Dana's fourth-quarter 2010 earnings.

Dana substantially divested its Structural Products business, including the plants that manufactured the Tacoma frames, in March 2010.

About Dana Holding Corporation

Dana is a world leader in the supply of driveline products (axles and driveshafts), power technologies (sealing and thermal-management products), and genuine service parts for light and heavy manufacturers.  The company's customer base includes virtually every major vehicle manufacturer in the global automotive, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs approximately 22,500 people in 26 countries and reported 2009 sales of $5.2 billion.  For more information, please visit: www.dana.com.

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