Dana set to debut new axles at MATS

Parts Jason Cannon March 19, 2013

Dana will debut its Spicer EconoTrek tandem axle, the company’s new lightweight 6×2 configuration that improves performance, reduces maintenance, and increases fuel economy for heavy-duty line haul tractors, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

The company says the new configuration improves fuel economy by up to 3 percent through decreases in mechanical drivetrain energy loss and reduces weight by up to 400 pounds when compared with a traditional 40,000-pound tandem axle arrangement.

Dana says it will also feature the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axle, an all-new 40,000-lb. tandem axle featuring a design that increases fuel economy, improves reliability, reduces vehicle weight, and decreases total ownership costs.

Compared with competitive tandem-axle offerings, the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 can deliver more than $8,000 in operating savings over a five-year period through a powerful combination of features including the industry’s fastest axle ratio of 2.26:1 and lower axle weight, according to Dana.

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Coverage

Latest

HDAW closes with traditional Pinewood Derby
CVSN announces keynote speaker for 2015 Aftermarket Distribution Summit
Bendix opens registrations for Brake Training School
Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Shared