Dana customized its lightweight, cost-effective Spicer® propshaft to address these vehicles' unique packaging constraints, while ensuring it met the high durability; reliability; and noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) requirements of the luxury vehicle segment.
"Dana delivers innovative driveline solutions that meet the individual needs of our customers – helping them launch new vehicles and improve upon global best-sellers," said
To accommodate the three different wheelbase configurations of the Sprinter, Dana engineered both two- and three-piece rear propshaft assemblies. In the three-piece assembly for the longer wheelbase model, Dana designed a new direct pinion mount, which makes assembly and service easier and reduces weight.
Based on its extensive experience in advanced driveline technologies for pickup trucks, Dana was selected by
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 approximately 30,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers. The company reported sales of more than
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