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just-auto Plus only US: GKN Sinter Metals plans US$19.8m expansion of Conover facility

18 November 2015


GKN develops new CV joint system

12 November 2015

GKN Driveline has developed a new family of lightweight constant velocity joint (CV joint) systems that enable rear-wheel drive platforms to save more than 4kg of weight. Higher performance drivelines with less rotating mass are a key element in auto industry CO2 reduction strategies.


just-auto Plus only US: GKN receives Silver Performance Award 2015 from Johnson Controls

2 November 2015


MEXICO: GKN Driveline breaks ground on Mexico expansion

19 October 2015

GKN Driveline is developing a new manufacturing facility in Villagran, Mexico, to introduce premium propshaft production in the country for a range of automaker customers. It says the facility will accommodate Mexico's burgeoning automotive sector and the broader growth in demand for all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles in the Americas.


just-auto Plus only MEXICO: GKN Driveline breaks ground for new manufacturing facility in Villagran, Mexico

16 October 2015


just-auto Plus only US: GKN Driveline to expand Mebane distribution centre in North Carolina

14 October 2015


just-auto Plus only JAPAN: GKN Driveline appoints Adam Touhig as president

5 October 2015


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Frankfurt BMW presser to remember

18 September 2015

Frankfurt. Lots of new cars to read about. Lots of industry news to be told. So what did you ghouls read most? Natch, the report about the poor old BMW chief keeling over at their press conference, of course.


FRANKFURT: GKN lauds ever-decreasing CO2 from auto sector

18 September 2015

GKN says the automotive sector has performed exceptionally well in its contribution to lowering CO2 emissions as speculation centres on whether or not the European Commission could introduce yet tougher regulation.


FRANKFURT: GKN cites driver experience

17 September 2015

GKN says despite the undoubted swift progress in moving to autonomous vehicles, there will still be room in the market for brands which address the desire for driving experiences. Despite the seemingly relentless march to autonomous drive - a major theme of this year's Frankfurt IAA 2015 show - GKN nonetheless points to its technology as being able to enhance the pleasure of simply being behind a car wheel.


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: GKN displays new eAxle system at IAA 2015

15 September 2015


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: GKN Powder Metallurgy to showcase future PM innovations at IAA 2015

14 September 2015


THE WEEK THAT WAS: On the F-Pace

11 September 2015

Lots happening in the autobiz this week and the excitement building as we head into Frankfurt show media week is palpable. Hence full pictures - at last - of Jaguar's F-Pace SUV, a story that attracted lots of attentions from just-auto readers this week.


UK: JLR and GKN show off innovative EV ideas

9 September 2015

Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover revealed some of the new and innovative low and zero emission powertrain technologies it is researching at this year’s CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle event. Three Concept_e research demonstrators showcased the research which includes a new unique high performance, modular electric drive module (eDM) developed in-house.


US: GKN expands NC driveline facility

28 August 2015

GKN Driveline has opened its expanded Newton facility in Catawba County, North Carolina, following a US$100m investment creating around a 25% increase in manufacturing floor space to accommodate anticipated increases in geared driveline technology production.


just-auto Plus only INDIA: GKN’s Sinter Metals Plant in Pimpri receives Ford’s Q1 Award

3 August 2015


just-auto Plus only POLAND: GKN Driveline announces first phase of expansion of operations

3 August 2015


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN’s sales increase 1% to GBP3.62bn in H1/2015

29 July 2015


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN announces management changes

29 July 2015


just-auto Plus only US: GM appoints Barry Engle as EVP, president of South America

29 July 2015


THAILAND: GKN Driveline starts AWD facility

16 July 2015

GKN Driveline has opened its new AWD manufacturing facility in Thailand.


just-auto Plus only US: GKN Automotive develops advanced driveline technology

26 June 2015


just-auto Plus only US: GKN Automotive opens new regional headquarters for Americas

26 June 2015


UK: GKN develops flywheel hybrid system for Audi Sport

16 June 2015

GKN has said that its "Hybrid Power's Gyrodrive flywheel hybrid energy storage system" helped power the hybrid Audi R18 e-tron quattro to third place at the weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours, the fourth consecutive podium result for the technology with Audi Sport.


TURKEY: GKN Driveline expands in Turkey

29 May 2015

GKN Driveline says it has expanded production capacity at its Eskisehir plant in Turkey to meet growing demand from automakers located in the country.


GERMANY: Continental now owns 100% Emitec 100%

28 May 2015

Following an earlier announcement of intent, Continental has now acquired GKN's 50% stake in their joint venture Emitec Emission Control Technologies.


just-auto Plus only BRAZIL: GKN Driveline wins Toyota’s South America Supplier Quality Excellence Award

21 May 2015


UK: GKN Driveline opens new engineering facility

30 April 2015

GKN Driveline has opened an engineering facility at Mira Technology Park to test and develop driveline technologies of the future.


UK: GKN opens MIRA driveline test facility

30 April 2015

GKN Driveline has opened an engineering facility at MIRA Technology Park in the UK to test and develop driveline technologies.


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN Driveline to design, develop and manufacture AWD system

24 April 2015

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