GKN's new headquarters, which houses 350 employees with capacity for more, provides state-of-the-art testing and validation equipment, along with additional engineering design areas for driveline
and sinter metal products.
The businesses being acquired, together referred to as "Getrag Driveline
Products", are Getrag Corporation, a joint venture with Dana Corporation based in the United States, and Getrag All Wheel Drive AB, a joint venture with Dana Holding Corporation and Volvo Car Corporation based in Sweden.
At India's bi-annual Auto Expo in New Delhi in January, GKN Driveline
displayed sideshafts now in production for the ultra low-cost Tata Nano, as well as electronic limited-slip differentials for premium cars such as the Jaguar XFR.
From a marketing perspective, the combination provides GKN Driveline
with a more balanced global footprint - where GKN Driveline
's AWD business is primarily in Asia and Getrag is strong in North America and Europe.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF), a global supplier of driveline
and chassis technology, is collaborating with Continental to produce hybrid drives for commercial vehicles.
The Mini Cooper S is now being fitted with an advanced limited slip differential developed by Midland company GKN Driveline
The new state-of-the-art facility offers GKN 20 percent more space for engineering and testing activities, enabling it to develop and integrate the AWD, hybrid and electric vehicle driveline
technologies of the future.
is continuing its rapid growth in India with the groundbreaking of a new manufacturing facility for CVJ Systems and Trans Axle Solutions in Pune, India.
The decision to introduce the GKN Driveline
product to Jaguar vehicles indicates the brand's first fitment of an eLSD for volume production cars and the first time that GKN Driveline
has supplied its ETM(R) for a high performance car.
FRANKFURT -- IAA -- GKN Driveline
will supply the electric drive axle for PSA Peugeot Citro[R]n's new HYbrid4 technology.
Our expertise in driveline
efficiency and electric drive systems is helping to bring a new generation of electric drive vehicles to life.
PARIS, October 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Driveline
technology is featured on more than 60 percent of the 70 new-model production vehicles introduced at this year's Paris International Motor Show.