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Dana Named Battery Solution Provider of the Year


MAUMEE, OH -- December 17, 2015: Dana Holding Corporation has been named the Best Battery Solution Provider of the Year by the China Decision Makers Consultancy (CDMC).  The honor is in recognition of Dana's research and contributions to thermal-management technologies for hybrid-electric vehicles and battery-electric vehicles.

Through its Long® brand of thermal-management technologies, Dana produces customizable components for cooling systems that are designed to optimize the efficient operation of electrical systems, extend battery life, and allow faster battery charging. Dana technologies, which are highly flexible, include battery cooling chillers, cold plates for batteries, cooling plates for power electronics, engine control unit coolers, stator coolers, and sub-cooled loop radiators – all of which are specifically engineered for use with vehicle electronic systems.

"Dana has strong history of innovation in thermal-management technologies for all types of vehicles, and that is especially true for today's hybrid-electric and battery-powered vehicles.  We are pleased that our efforts have been recognized by the CDMC awards panel," said Dwayne Matthews, president of Dana's Power Technologies Group.  "We continue to work with vehicle, electronics, and battery manufacturers to develop technologies for the next generation of hybrid, battery, and fuel-cell vehicles."

The Best Battery Solution Provider of the Year was presented during the 6th annual Green Vehicles Convention, held in Shanghai, China. The honor was determined by a judging panel that included representatives from CDMC; China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd.; the Institute of Automotive Engineering Shanghai at Jiao Tong University; and the Center for Automotive Industry of the School of Automotive Studies at Tongji University.

About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Founded in 1904 and based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs approximately 23,000 people in 25 countries on six continents.  In 2014, Dana generated sales of $6.6 billion.