Dana Light-Vehicle engineers fuel saving technology.

Fuel Efficiency

Maximizing Fuel Economy

As fuel economy requirements continue to tighten across the globe, Dana works collaboratively with customers to meet and exceed these standards, while maintaining performance, reducing emissions, and improving system design. Together, we develop customized drivetrain systems that reduce product complexity, leverage innovative lightweight materials and welding processes, and ultimately provide the optimal level of fuel economy based on a given duty cycle.

Our highest fuel saving technologies include: Spicer® AdvanTEK® high-efficiency axles, Spicer® constant velocity jointsactive warm-up units, and separator plates

Dana optimizes fuel economy through:

  • Lightweighting 
  • Reducing product complexity
  • Unique welding processes
  • Systems-oriented approach 
  • Innovative materials 
  • Sophisticated design practices 
  • Exploring direct fuel injection and turbocharging