About GKN Driveline

GKN Driveline is the leading automotive driveline technology and systems engineer.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers. 

A market leader in CV Joint Systems, all-wheel drive and electric mobility, our technologies feature in everything from the smallest ultra low-cost car to the most sophisticated and dynamic premium vehicle. Our capabilities span two-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, hybrid or pure electric vehicle architectures. 

 

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Why GKN Driveline

Market leading technologies

We are at the forefront of driveline trends and technology, influencing future vehicle architectures harnessing conventional, hybrid and electrical power. Our unmatched driveline expertise is delivering tomorrow’s sustainable, brand-aligned driving experiences.

Industrialising innovation

GKN is unmatched in its ability to industrialise. We develop processes that leverage new materials and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques, taking innovations from the tech centre to the production line, globally. 

Global footprint

With 46 manufacturing sites in 23 countries, and over 26,000 dedicated employees globally, we are located where our customers need us to be. We have the manufacturing, engineering and systems integration capabilities required to deliver the driveline technologies of today and tomorrow.

Strong heritage

Since the birth of the motor car, GKN has been a part of the automotive industry. From the adoption of the modern CV Joint System in the original Mini to the launch of world-first technologies across all-wheel drive and electrified vehicles today, we have an unmatched track record of successfully developing and integrating new systems and solutions.

Executive team

Executive team

GKN Driveline’s Executive Team is responsible for the long-term success of the Division, focusing on meeting Driveline’s strategic objectives in a sustainable and responsible manner. 

Meet the Driveline Executive team

GKN Driveline in numbers
Employees
26,000+
Manufacturing locations
46
Patents
700+
2015 sales
£3.5bn