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Jul 31, 2014, 13:30 ET

GKN Driveline México es galardonada por su manufactura de excelencia

 GKN Driveline México ha sido galardonado con la prestigiosa certificación Q1 de FORD, por su manufactura de excelencia. El...

Apr 08, 2014, 15:45 ET

GKN Driveline to Expand Facility in Newton, NC

 GKN Driveline announced it will expand its Newton, N.C., facility in Catawba County. The company plans to create more than 200 new jobs in...

Jan 15, 2014, 10:59 ET

GKN Driveline expands into Russia

 GKN Driveline, part of global Automotive and Aerospace engineering group GKN plc, is strengthening its global footprint with a new automotive...

Nov 14, 2013, 08:41 ET
Newton Receives Safety Milestone Award

GKN Driveline Newton Receives Milestone Safety Award

 GKN Driveline Newton was awarded the Certificate of Special Recognition Safety Award by North Carolina State Commissioner of Labor, Cherie...

Oct 25, 2013, 07:00 ET

GKN Celebrates 25yrs of Business Success in China

GKN plc and HUAYU Automotive Systems Co. Ltd. (HASCO.) are today celebrating the 25th anniversary of their joint venture Shanghai GKN Drive Shaft...

Oct 16, 2013, 07:00 ET

GKN Driveline Named Finalist for the 2014 Automotive News PACE Awards

 GKN Driveline innovative advanced All-Wheel Drive Disconnect System is nominated for a 2014 PACE award. GKN Driveline launched the advanced...

Oct 15, 2013, 10:20 ET

GKN Driveline Discusses Fuel-Efficiency Offerings At AMS 2013

GKN Driveline, a global supplier of automotive driveline components and systems, is continuing to provide OEM customers with an array of new...

Oct 03, 2013, 09:04 ET
GKN Driveline Birmingham provide sideshafts and propshafts for vehicles such as the new Range Rover Evoque.

GKN Driveline Birmingham Invites Queensbury School to See Inside Manufacturing

A group of teenage students with special educational needs will be attending a See Inside Manufacturing day at GKN Driveline's factory in...

Oct 03, 2013, 04:36 ET
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GKN Driveline and the SMMT's 2013 Innovation Award - Shortlist of Contenders

The shortlist of contenders for the 2013 SMMT Award Automotive Innovation supported by GKN Driveline, is published today. Partnered by the global...

Sep 18, 2013, 13:20 ET
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GKN Driveline Expands In Mexico

 GKN Driveline continues its commitment to development in Mexico with the expansion of a key manufacturing plant in Villagran. GKN Chief...

Sep 16, 2013, 13:35 ET
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GKN Driveline Announces Further Expansion In China

 GKN Driveline continues its expansion in China with ground-breaking for the expansion of its production facilities in...

Sep 03, 2013, 12:33 ET
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GKN Driveline Helps the 2014 Range Rover Evoque Achieve Greater Agility with Superior Fuel Economy

 The new 2014 Range Rover Evoque has a unique "disconnect" all-wheel-drive system developed by GKN Driveline. The system is designed to...

Aug 13, 2013, 13:01 ET
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GKN Driveline Expands Supply Program With BMW

 GKN Driveline has been selected to supply the front axle for a number of BMW X Series sports activity vehicles.  The GKN axle is a key...

Jul 18, 2013, 10:54 ET
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GKN Driveline Expansion Continues In China

GKN Driveline continues to expand rapidly in China with the expansion of a key manufacturing facility by Shanghai GKN Driveshaft Co., Ltd....

Jul 09, 2013, 09:00 ET
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GKN Driveline provides power for winner of the electric division at Pikes Peak 2013

GKN EVO eDrive Systems' eMotor powered Team APEV to victory in the electric division of the recent 91st annual Pikes Peak International Hill...

Apr 30, 2013, 10:06 ET
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GKN Announces Major Expansion Of Shanghai GKN (SDS) Joint Venture

 GKN plc and HUAYU Automotive Systems (HASCO) have announced a major expansion of their Chinese joint venture – Shanghai GKN Driveshafts...

Jun 27, 2012, 09:00 ET
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GKN Driveline Customers Benefit From Recent Acquisition

 GKN Driveline's recently-completed all-wheel-drive acquisition (AWD) positions the company as the only driveline automotive supplier capable...

May 08, 2012, 09:52 ET
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GKN Driveline in China Growth on Track

GKN Driveline's manufacturing footprint in China continues to grow at a rapid pace highlighted by the recent opening of its 7th production...

Jan 04, 2012, 10:53 ET
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India Continues to be a Key Growth Market for GKN Driveline

 GKN Driveline, a leading and long-term supplier of automotive driveline components and systems in India continues to grow at a rapid...

Nov 21, 2011, 11:19 ET
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GKN Driveline Sees Continued Growth in Mexico

 GKN Driveline expects to continue to grow its Mexican operations at a double-digit rate through to 2015. Speaking at a media...