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just-auto Plus only US: GKN Driveline expands partnership with BMW

30 July 2013


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN Driveline expansion continues in China

19 July 2013


just-auto Plus only US: GKN Driveline receives three 2012 World Excellence Awards from Ford

13 June 2013


just-auto Plus only 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.


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN interim management statement Q113

18 April 2013


just-auto Plus only CHINA: Ground breaking ceremony for SDS Shenjiang plant expansion

6 March 2013


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

6 March 2013


UK: GKN 2012 pretax profit up 19%

26 February 2013

GKN has reported 2012 sales up 13% and pretax profit up 19%.


PRODUCT EYE: 2013 Citroen DS5 HYbrid4

4 February 2013

Who says the British won't pay premium prices for French cars? Citroen has been quietly moving itself upmarket in the UK, enjoying much success with its DS line vehicles. Glenn Brooks tries the latest model, the diesel-electric DS5 HYbrid4 in new 88g/km form.


JAPAN: GKN Driveline in Japan appoints new president

2 January 2013

Hidehito Takahashi has been appointed president and representative director of GKN Driveline in Japan.


UK: GKN highlights growth in all-wheel drive and hybrid system products

28 November 2012

GKN Driveline says it is experiencing particularly strong growth for its all-wheel drive and hybrid vehicle products from its OEM customers.


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: GKN Sinter Metals wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

28 November 2012


just-auto Plus only CHINA: GKN wins British Company of the Year in China

12 November 2012


UK: Cosworth ‘up for sale’

17 October 2012

Cosworth, the higher performance racing engine maker, is up for sale, The Times newspaper reported.


UK: GKN sees softening Europe offset by US and China

16 October 2012

Driveline and aerospace supplier GKN said demand since it announced half year results in July has "remained broadly in line with expectations with more challenging European automotive and industrial markets being offset by strong automotive demand in the US and China and continued growth in civil aerospace".


UK: GKN Driveline mulls 75g CO2 limit by 2025

2 October 2012

GKN Driveline says Europe could see a 75g limit for C02 imposed by Brussels as early as 2025 as legislators increasingly turn their attention to low-carbon vehicles.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Paris, US SAAR, Peugeot's piano...

28 September 2012

The main event this week was, of course, the bi-annual Paris motor show and we had numerous reports - and blogs - from our team in the French capital.


PARIS SHOW: GKN Driveline boosted by premiums in European "turmoil"

28 September 2012

GKN Driveline says it continues to see growth among European premium customers, despite conceding the Continent is undergoing increasing turmoil on its southern periphery.


just-auto Plus only FRANCE: GKN Driveline advanced technology strongly represented in Paris 2012 launches

28 September 2012


just-auto Plus only CHINA: Groundbreaking for SDS Wuhan Plant II

28 September 2012


US: GKN Sinter Metals invests $4m in Indiana plant

22 August 2012

GKN Sinter Metals is to invest US$4m with Indiana in an expansion that has seen it buy compaction presses, sintering furnaces and automation for the furnaces and presses.


UK: GKN unveils $15m UK investment

13 August 2012

GKN has announced investment of more than GBP12m (US$15m) in its Birmingham and Telford facilities in the UK to support its role as a Tier One supplier to automotive brands.


just-auto Plus only UK: GKN announces UK automotive investment

10 August 2012


UK: Premium car market drives GKN profit

31 July 2012

British parts maker GKN has reported a first-half profit rise of one third driven by strong growth at its automotive business on the back of strong luxury car sales.


UK: GBP56m public-private low carbon vehicle spend

24 July 2012

Public and private sector investment totalling GBP56m will lead to the development and demonstration of technologies to cut carbon emissions from road transport and accelerate the commercialisation of low carbon vehicles, the UK government said.


MEXICO: GKN Driveline starts third forge in Celaya

11 June 2012

GKN Driveline has expanded its precision forge in Celaya, the third such operation the company has built there since 1979.


just-auto Plus only MEXICO: GKN Driveline opens new precision forge in Mexico

8 June 2012

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