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Sectors: Automotive and Transport Equipment
Effective Date: September 01, 1988
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DANA CORPORATION SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS PLAN
ARTICLE I
DEFINITIONS


1.1. "Benefit Payment Period" means the one of the following that applies to the particular Employee or Recipient:
(a) For an Employee or Recipient who is receiving payments for the remainder of a term certain period, Benefit Payment Period means the remainder of such term certain period.
(b) For an Employee or Recipient who is receiving payments for his or her remaining lifetime, the Benefit Payment Period is the Life Expectancy of the Employee or Recipient.
(c) For an Employee or Recipient who is receiving payments for his or her remaining lifetime plus payments for the lifetime of a Contingent Annuitant, the Benefit Payment Period is the Life Expectancy of the Employee or Recipient plus an additional period to reflect the Life Expectancy of the Contingent Annuitant after the death of the Employee or Recipient. 1.2. "Board" means the Board of Directors of the Company. 1.3. "Change in Control" means a change in control of a nature that would be required to be reported in response to Item 6(e) of Schedule 14A of Regulation 14A promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as in effect on the effective


35 2 date of this Plan; provided that, without limitation, such a change in control shall be deemed to have occurred if and when (a) any "person" (as such term is used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) is or becomes a beneficial owner, directly or indirectly, of securities of the Company representing twenty percent (20%) or more of the combined voting power of the Company's then outstanding securities or (b) during any period of 24 consecutive months, commencing before or after the effective date of this Plan, individuals who at the beginning of such twenty-four month period were directors of the Company cease for any reason to constitute at least a majority of the Board of Directors of the Company. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Plan, the term "person" referred to in clause (a) above of this Section 1.3 shall not include within its meaning, and shall not be deemed to include, for any purpose of this Plan, any employee benefit plan (or related trust) sponsored or maintained by the Company or any corporation controlled by the Company. 1.4. "Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or as it may be amended from time to time. 1.5. "Company" means Dana Corporation, a corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. 1.6. "Contingent Annuitant" means the person designated to receive retirement benefits under this Plan following the death of the Employee or a Recipient.


36 3 1.7. "Credited Service" means "Credited Service" as that term is defined in the Retirement Income Plan. 1.8. "Effective Date" means September 1, 1988. 1.9. "Employee" means an individual who is a participant (including a retired participant) in a funded, defined benefit pension plan maintained by the Company, or any successor plan that may be adopted or substituted for such plan if, and only if, (a) the individual is actually employed by the Company on September 1, 1988, and (b) the individual is a U.S.-based member of the long-term awards group as of September 1, 1988, under the Dana Corporation Additional Compensation Plan. 1.10. "Excess Plan" means the Dana Corporation Excess Benefits Plan, as amended from time to time. 1.11. "Highest Average Monthly Earnings" means the sum of
(a) the Employee's basic salary (before any reduction as a result of an election to have his pay reduced in accordance with a "cafeteria plan" or a "cash or deferred arrangement" pursuant to Section 125 or Section 401(k) of the Code), and
(b) bonuses and incentive payments paid (or that would have been paid, but for a deferral arrangement) to the Employee during any 3 calendar years out of the last 10 calendar years of active employment with the Company prior to retirement in which such sum was the highest, divided by 36.


37 4 1.12. "Life Expectancy" means the expected remaining lifetime based on the Mortality Table and the age at the nearest birthday of the Employee or Recipient at the date the Lump Sum Payment is made. If a joint and contingent survivor annuity has been elected, then Life Expectancy shall reflect the joint Life Expectancies of the Employee or Recipient and Contingent Annuitant. 1.13. "Lump Sum Payment" shall be determined as set forth in paragraph (c) of Section 4.7 of the Plan. 1.14. "Mortality Table" shall mean the Unisex Pension 1984 Mortality Table set forward one year in age (or such other pensioner annuity mortality table as the Company with the written consent of the Employee or Recipient shall determine) and the associated Uniform Seniority Table for the determination of joint life expectancies. 1.15. "Net Specified Rate" shall mean the interest rate which will produce income on a tax free basis that equals the income produced by the Specified Rate net of the combined highest rates of Federal, state and local income taxes that are in effect in the jurisdiction of the Employee or Recipient on the date of payment of the Lump Sum Payment. 1.16. "Pension Plan" means the funded, defined benefit pension plan in which an Employee was participating at the time of his termination of employment (or retirement) from the Company.


38 5 1.17. "Plan" means the "Dana Corporation Supplemental Benefits Plan", as set forth herein. 1.18. "Plan Administrator" means the Plan Administrator appointed under the Pension Plan. 1.19. "Primary Social Security Benefit" means "Primary Social Security Benefit" as that term is defined by the Retirement Income Plan. 1.20. "Retirement Income Plan" means The Dana Corporation Retirement Income Plan, as in effect on June 30, 1988. 1.21. "Specified Rate" means an interest rate equal to 85% of a composite insurance company annuity rate provided by an actuary designated by the Plan Administrator (and provided by such actuary as of the last month of the calendar year next preceding the calendar year in which the distribution is made), subject to the condition that the interest rate in effect for any such year may not differ from the rate in effect for the prior year by more than one-half of one percent, and also subject to the condition that any such rate shall be rounded to the nearest one- tenth of one percent (and if such rate is equidistant between the next highest and next lowest one-tenth of one percent, rounded to the next lowest one-tenth of one percent). 1.22. "Temporary Retirement Benefit" means the benefit described in Section 4.1(b)(i)(B) hereof. 1.23. "Vesting Service" means "Vesting Service" as that term is defined by the Retirement Income Plan.


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ARTICLE II
PURPOSE OF THE PLAN


2.1. PURPOSE. This Plan is adopted effective September 1, 1988, and is intended to provide supplemental benefits to Employees and their beneficiaries in addition to any benefits to which such Employees and beneficiaries may be entitled under other Company-sponsored, funded, defined benefit pension plans and the Excess Plan.


ARTICLE III
ELIGIBILITY


3.1. ELIGIBILITY. All Employees and beneficiaries of Employees eligible to receive retirement benefits from a Pension Plan shall be eligible to receive benefits under this Plan in accordance with Article IV, regardless of when the Employee may have terminated employment or retired (except as otherwise specified by Article IV).


ARTICLE IV
BENEFITS


4.1. BASIC BENEFITS.
(a) An Employee who, on or a
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