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US: GKN to expand Newton facility in North Carolina

9 April 2014


UK: GKN acquires Williams Hybrid Power

3 April 2014

GKN has acquired the entire issued share capital of Williams Hybrid Power (WHP) from Williams Grand Prix Engineering.


UK: Automotive operations drive GKN profits growth

26 February 2014

UK-based engineering group GKN has posted 2013 operating profit up 20% helped by strong organic growth in its automotive businesses.


RUSSIA: GKN to open new plant for 2015

15 January 2014

GKN Driveline has announced that it plans to open a new plant manufacturing constant velocity jointed sideshafts for the Russian market by 2015.


US: Boeing selects GKN for 737 MAX production

25 December 2013


CHINA: GKN celebrates joint venture

26 November 2013


CHINA: GKN celebrates 25 years of business success in China

28 October 2013


UK: GKN: Interim Management Statement

23 October 2013


UK: GKN third quarter sales rise 16%

22 October 2013

UK-based supplier GKN said in a trading statement it had "made good progress in the three months ended 30 September 2013" after sales rose 16% year on year to GBP1,865m.


UK: Directorate change

18 October 2013


UK: GKN announces directorate change

15 October 2013


INTERVIEW: Murray Dietsch, director of programmes for Land Rover

30 September 2013

As director of programmes for Land Rover, Murray Dietsch looks after up to 16 current or future vehicle development projects at any one time. He talked recently with Glenn Brooks.


MEXICO: GKN Driveline expands in Mexico

19 September 2013


CHINA: GKN Driveline announces further China expansion

17 September 2013

GKN Driveline has said that it continues its expansion in China with a ground breaking for the expansion of its plant in Chongqing.


UK: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features GKN Driveline's Multi-Mode eTransmission

11 September 2013


GERMANY: GKN Driveline multi-mode eTransmission on the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV presented at Frankfurt Motor Show

11 September 2013


UK: GKN Driveline to work with Jaguar Land Rover on the Evoque_e - advanced powertrain research project

6 September 2013


UK: Jaguar Land Rover announces EV and hybrid project

4 September 2013

Tata Motors' British luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover will head a two year, GBP16.3m ‘Evoque_e’ collaborative research project to develop new hybrid and battery-electric vehicle (BEV) technology.


UK: GKN Driveline helps the 2014 Range Rover Evoque achieve greater agility with superior fuel economy

4 September 2013


US: Detroit Diesel, GKN Driveline, Teleperformance to invest US$86m, add 600 jobs in Michigan

7 August 2013


US: GKN Driveline expands partnership with BMW

30 July 2013


CHINA: GKN Driveline expansion continues in China

19 July 2013


US: GKN Driveline receives three 2012 World Excellence Awards from Ford

13 June 2013


CHINA: SANY awards GKN Wheels Liuzhou for supplier excellence

5 June 2013


CHINA: GKN expansion continues

9 May 2013

GKN is continuing to expand rapidly in China with a new driveline forging plant in Wuhan, a sinter metals facility in Yizheng, a new joint-venture for GKN Land Systems in Donhai and the expansion of manufacturing plants in Changchun and Shenjian.


CHINA: GKN expands Shanghai joint venture

2 May 2013

GKN and Huaya Automotive Systems (HASCO) have announced a major expansion of their Chinese joint venture - Shanghai GKN Driveshafts (SDS).


AUTO SHANGHAI: GKN announces major expansion of its local joint venture

19 April 2013

GKN and HUAYU Automotive Systems (HASCO) have announced a major expansion of their Chinese joint venture - Shanghai GKN Driveshaft (SDS). This development will make SDS a leading supplier of all-wheel drive (AWD) and electric-drive (eDrive) systems to these fast-growing segments of the Chinese car market.


UK: GKN interim management statement Q113

18 April 2013


CHINA: Ground breaking ceremony for SDS Shenjiang plant expansion

6 March 2013


CHINA: GKN Driveline and Sinter Metals to exhibit at Auto Shanghai 2013, 21st - 29th April 2013

6 March 2013

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