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Briefing: Supplier industry financial review

25 November 2014

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interesting, interesting...

24 October 2014

If I had to think of one adjective to describe this week's autobiz news, 'interesting' is as good a fit as any. Bit of this, bit of that.


Colombia suppliers, assemblers at the crossroads

24 May 2013

Vehicle assembly in Colombia began in 1956 when the government signed an agreement to build Austin trucks locally. Colombian entrepreneurs soon saw the opportunity to invest in technology to be part of the necessary OEM supply chain. But those with up to 57 years of experience are in danger of disappearing unless they make radical decisions.


Who will succeed Burns at Dana?

4 February 2008

No sooner had Mike Burns annnounced that he would step down as Dana's CEO than the US supplier world was buzzing with the names of possible successors according to SupplierBusiness.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Steve Girsky, GM vice chairman

19 January 2011

Steve Girsky, like most other General Motors executives at last week's Detroit motor show, was upbeat as he brought the group of European journalists clustered around the long table up to date on where GM is today and where he fits into the grand scheme of life post-Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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just-auto Plus only Dana appoints new VP and chief information officer

1 September 2017

Dana Incorporated announced that Matthew Fahnestock has joined the company as vice president and chief information officer. In this role, Fahnestock will oversee the development and implementation of Dana's enterprise-wide information technology...


Dana posts healthy Q2 results

31 July 2017

Dana sales for second quarter 2017 reached US$1.84bn, compared with $1.55bn a year ago, an increase of 19%. The supplier said the increase was due to recent acquisitions that contributed $150, new customer deals, higher demand in global light truck markets and improved demand in off highway markets.


Dana breaks ground for new facility in China

7 June 2017

Dana says it has broke ground on a new 7,500 sqm (80,000 sq ft) manufacturing and assembly facility in Chongqing, China, that will produce advanced driveline products for the Chinese market. 


Dana to build new manufacturing facility in China

19 May 2017

Dana has announced that the company will build a new 7,500 square-metre (80,000 square-foot) manufacturing facility in Chongqing, China.


Dana boosts Q1 sales 17%

3 May 2017

Dana boosted first quarter 2017 sales to US$1.70bn, compared with $1.45bn in Q1 2016, a 17% increase. The increase was due to new business gains, higher demand in global light truck markets, and improved demand for global off highway components.


just-auto Plus only Dana presents its Spicer Electrified portfolio

20 April 2017

At Auto Shanghai 2017, Dana Incorporated is showcasing select technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal-management products for electric and hybrid vehicles.  On...


just-auto Plus only Dana debuts Spicer SmartConnect technology

20 April 2017

Dana Incorporated on 19 April 2017 introduced the company's Spicer SmartConnect disconnecting all-wheel-drive (AWD) technology for the first time at Auto Shanghai 2017, the largest automotive trade show in the world. Improving the fuel efficiency of...


just-auto Plus only Dana breaks ground for new gear plant in Hungary

6 April 2017

Dana Incorporated on 5 April 2017 broke ground on a state-of-the-art gear manufacturing facility in Europe to support new business in the region. The 140,000 square-foot (13,000 square-meter) facility in Gyor, Hungary will provide customers in the region with...


just-auto Plus only Dana acquires USM’s Warren operations

3 March 2017

Dana Incorporated announced on 1 March 2017 that it has completed its US$100m acquisition of the axle housing and driveline shaft manufacturing operations of US Manufacturing Corporation (USM).   The historic 1.2 million sq. ft. facility in Warren,...


just-auto Plus only Dana introduces new SPL 350 Lite driveshaft

28 February 2017

Dana Incorporated announces the production launch of its new SPL 350 Lite driveshaft optimized for high-efficiency on-highway and heavy-haul vehicles with engine downspeeding configurations. The innovation is on display at the Technology & Maintenance...


just-auto Plus only Dana introduces new axle ratio

28 February 2017

At the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2017 Annual Meeting, Dana Incorporated is introducing a new axle ratio for the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axle designed to support engine downspeeding for linehaul trucks. This new axle ratio of 2.47:1 allows...


Dana buying some US Manufacturing Corporation ops

13 February 2017

Dana Incorporated said it had agreed to purchase axle housing and driveline shaft manufacturing operations from US Manufacturing Corporation (USM).


Dana confirms Q4 and FY financials, 2017 guidance

9 February 2017

Dana has confirmed full year 2016 sales of US$5.8bn, net income of $640m and EPS of $4.36. Adjusted EBITDA was $660m for a margin of 11.3% with all four business units improving year-over-year margin performance.


just-auto Plus only Dana acquires Brevini Group

3 February 2017

Dana Incorporated announced that it has completed the acquisition of the power-transmission and fluid power businesses of Brevini Group, S.p.A. The transaction closed on 1 February 2017 The combination of Brevini into Dana's business creates numerous...


Dana 2016 sales down 4% at US$5.8bn

11 January 2017

Dana has posted preliminary 2016 sales down 4% to US$5.8bn and adjusted EBITDA of US$660m, with the former primarily due to foreign-currency translation reducing sales by around US$170m.


Navistar does Dana driveline deal

10 January 2017

Dana announced it had entered into a multi-year commercial sales agreement with Navistar International for driveline components for on-highway, city-delivery, bus, and vocational vehicles.


Dana to supply axles, driveshafts for 2018 Isuzus

14 December 2016

Dana announced on Wednesday (14 December) it will begin supplying axles and driveshafts for the 2018 Isuzu FTR.  Production of this new Class 6 medium-duty truck will begin mid-2017.


just-auto Plus only Dana to acquire Brevini’s businesses

21 November 2016

Dana Incorporated on 18 November 2016 announced a definitive agreement to purchase the power-transmission and fluid power businesses of Brevini Group, S.p.A. Under terms of the agreement, Dana plans to initially purchase an 80% share in the Brevini...


just-auto Plus only Dana expands its E-Axles portfolio for hybrids/EVs

10 November 2016

Expanding the company's extensive portfolio of power technologies and drive axles for electric and hybrid vehicles, Dana Incorporated, 9 November, 2016, introduced Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies...


just-auto Plus only New improved Dana axles for Jeep Wrangler JK

2 November 2016

On 1 November 2016 at the 2016 Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, Dana Incorporated announced that it will now offer Spicer 1350 Series driveshafts for The Ultimate Dana 60 axles for the Jeep Wrangler JK and also The Ultimate Dana 60 and The...


just-auto Plus only Dana board elects new non-executive chairman

28 October 2016

Dana Incorporated announced 27 October 2016 that its board of directors has elected Keith E. Wandell non-executive chairman, a role in which he has served in an interim capacity since the death of Joseph C. Muscari, former non-executive chairman, in September....


just-auto Plus only Dana reports sales of US$1.38bn in Q3 2016

21 October 2016

Dana Incorporated on 20 October 2016 announced financial results for the third quarter of 2016. Sales totalled US$1.38bn, compared with $1.47bn in 2015. Dana's Light Vehicle Driveline and Power Technologies business units posted combined...


Dana buying forgings company in Brazil

13 October 2016

Dana Incorporated is to purchase the assets of Sifco, a Brazilian producer of forged and machined components.


just-auto Plus only Dana opens new test centre at German R&D facility

4 October 2016

Dana Incorporated has enhanced the company's engine testing capabilities by opening a new test bench centre at its research and development facility in Neu-Ulm, Germany. The new 15,500 sq ft. (1,440 square metre) centre, on the existing campus, features...


just-auto Plus only Dana expands its Spicer compact series driveshaft

22 September 2016

Dana Incorporated, on 21 September, 2016, announced enhancements to its Spicer Compact Series Plus driveshafts that reduce component weight and improve overall performance for trucks and buses ranging from 8 to 60 tonnes (9 to 66 tonnes). Dana is currently...


Dana to build gear factory in Hungary

8 September 2016

Dana said it plans to construct a gear manufacturing facility in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Dana Holding Corporation renamed Dana Incorporated

22 July 2016

Dana Holding Corporation announced on 21 July, 2016 that, effective 1 August, it will change the company name to Dana Incorporated. The evolution is aimed to better reflect how the company conducts its business in the global marketplace, as a unified...


just-auto Plus only Dana Holding posts sales of US$1.55bn in Q2 2016

22 July 2016

Sales totalled US$1.55bn, compared with $1.61bn in 2015. Dana's light vehicle driveline and power technologies business units posted combined currency-adjusted sales growth of $87m, 10% higher than a year ago, driven by higher light-vehicle end-market...


Johnson Matthey consortium in fuel cell initiative

17 June 2016

Johnson Matthey says it has been developing and supplying membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) that are a key component of an automotive fuel cell.


Chinese auto industry consolidation "unavoidable"

9 June 2016

Consolidation among China's myriad automakers will be "unavoidable" as a way to combat the inevitable slowdown in previously extremely strong growth rates, according to suppliers Lear and Dana.

Dana news

just-auto Plus only Dana appoints new VP and chief information officer

1 September 2017

Dana Incorporated announced that Matthew Fahnestock has joined the company as vice president and...


Dana posts healthy Q2 results

31 July 2017

Dana sales for second quarter 2017 reached US$1.84bn, compared with $1.55bn a year ago, an increa...


Dana breaks ground for new facility in China

7 June 2017

Dana says it has broke ground on a new 7,500 sqm (80,000 sq ft) manufacturing and assembly facili...


Dana to build new manufacturing facility in China

19 May 2017

Dana has announced that the company will build a new 7,500 square-metre (80,000 square-foot) manu...


Dana boosts Q1 sales 17%

3 May 2017

Dana boosted first quarter 2017 sales to US$1.70bn, compared with $1.45bn in Q1 2016, a 17% incre...


just-auto Plus only Dana presents its Spicer Electrified portfolio

20 April 2017

At Auto Shanghai 2017, Dana Incorporated is showcasing select technologies from its Spicer Electr...



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