Dana Holding Corporation has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Award for Technological Innovation for its work on the Spicer Diamond Series driveshaft.

The award recognizes the superior planning and execution of technological innovations in the vehicle marketplace, and commends companies with the diligence, perseverance, and dedication to excel in the global marketplace.

Criteria used to select recipients of the Best Practice Award for Technological Innovation consists of an evaluation of the technology's uniqueness, its impact on customer value, and relevance to the industry.

The Spicer Diamond Series driveshaft includes these advantages:

  • 40% less weight than traditional two-piece steel driveshafts

  • Optimum reliability and robustness

  • Improved noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) characteristics

  • Corrosion resistance

  • Eco-friendly manufacturing process