Dana Holding Corporation
) recently showcased the Spicer TE30 powershift transmission at
the Bauma 2013 exhibition. The transmission will be marketed in
the first quarter of 2014 and deployed in the reach stackers and
heavy-duty forklift trucks with optimized drivetrain system.
Addition of this transmission will enhance fuel efficiency and
lower ownership cost of the vehicles.
The Spicer TE30 transmission is equipped with different
engineering refinements, which will enhance the efficiency of the
vehicle. The refinement includes decreased spinning speeds of
internal components, which will reduce the oil loss, optimized
clutch sizes with intelligent lubrication management, torque
converter with a lock-up clutch, which will eliminate converter
losses in high-power conditions and reduced gear ratio steps that
supports shifting in direct-drive mode.
Consumers prefer efficient and reliable material-handling
machines. The Spicer TE30 transmission with a range of powershift
technologies is expected to deliver better productivity and
greater return. The transmission with five forward and three
reverse speeds will also satisfy the rising demand for heavy-duty
The Spicer TE30 transmission can be used in engines ranging from
225 to 300 kW. In addition, the Spicer TE30 with the same
installation envelope as the Spicer TE27 and Spicer TE32
transmissions can be well fitted in the same vehicle designs.
Maumee, Ohio-based Dana is one of the world's leading suppliers
of driveline, sealing, and thermal technologies, which improves
the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial and
highway vehicles. Currently, Dana retains a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold)
on its stock.
Meanwhile, some other stocks that are performing well in the
industry where Dana operates include
Tower International, Inc.
). All these companies carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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