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UK: GKN in deal to supply KERS flywheel tech on London buses

29 July 2014

GKN plc and the Go-Ahead Group have agreed a deal to supply a flywheel-based system to London buses that it is claimed will improve fuel efficiency by around 20%.


just-auto Plus only FRANCE/UK: GKN partners McPhy to boost solid state hydrogen storage deployment

23 July 2014


just-auto Plus only US/UK: Paccar honours GKN with Quality Achievement Award

1 July 2014


just-auto Plus only US: GKN Driveline to invest US$18m in Sanford and Mebane sites

20 May 2014


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN China receives Schaeffler Best Technical Cooperation award

12 May 2014


GERMANY: Continental to buy remaining Emitec shares

30 April 2014

Continental says it intends to purchase the outstanding shares in Emitec, to date a 50-50 joint venture co-owned by the German supplier and GKN for integration into its powertrain division.


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN receives funding to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions

24 April 2014


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN sales marginally up to US$3,206m

16 April 2014


UK: GKN Sinter Metals named premium supplier to Schaeffler and Continental

10 April 2014

GKN Sinter Metals has been named as a Premium Supplier by Schaeffler and Continental, which have been cooperating in purchasing since the start of 2009.


US: GKN Driveline to create 200 new jobs by 2018

9 April 2014

GKN Driveline says it is to expand its Newton, North Carolina, facility in Catawba County, creating more than 200 new jobs by the end of 2018 and investing more than US$100m.


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only US: Boeing selects GKN for 737 MAX production

25 December 2013


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN celebrates joint venture

26 November 2013


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN celebrates 25 years of business success in China

28 October 2013


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only UK: Directorate change

18 October 2013


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only UK: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features GKN Driveline's Multi-Mode eTransmission

11 September 2013


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

11 September 2013


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN Driveline helps the 2014 Range Rover Evoque achieve greater agility with superior fuel economy

4 September 2013


just-auto Plus only US: Detroit Diesel, GKN Driveline, Teleperformance to invest US$86m, add 600 jobs in Michigan

7 August 2013

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