All-wheel drive solutions

AWD Solutions

AWD Solutions

GKN Driveline’s modular family of all-wheel drive technologies enables us to develop a tailored solution for customers’ all-wheel drive application requirements. 

We are able to design, develop and integrate all-wheel drive solutions for a range of needs - from small city cars that need that extra zip to meet the exacting demands of the daily commute, to family SUVs that require the reassuring traction and stability in all weathers, to those off-road vehicles famed for their rugged performance in all conditions. We can even make our customers’ cars drift for those exhilarating track days. 

All-wheel drive technology range

Twinster technology

Twinster technology

GKN’s Twinster system enables instinctive torque vectoring and can be tuned to automakers’ specific vehicle requirements, such as great off-road performance, optimum on-road stability or compelling track handling.

Find out more about the Twinster technology

Active Connect systems

Active Connect systems

GKN’s intelligent Active Connect system seamlessly switches between all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive depending on road conditions and driver inputs, helping to improve efficiency and save fuel.

Learn about the Active Connect system

All-wheel drive systems for small to medium-sized vehicles

All-wheel drive systems for small to medium-sized vehicles

GKN has developed the world’s first complete all-wheel drive system for small-to-medium sized vehicles. 

Find out more about the system on the Jeep Renegade

Booster all-wheel drive system

Booster all-wheel drive system

GKN’s Booster all-wheel drive system helps intelligently distribute torque to the most appropriate wheel when required, improving traction and stability. 

Learn how GKN developed the AWD system on the MG GS

All-wheel drive couplings

All-wheel drive couplings

GKN Driveline’s all-wheel drive couplings control the transfer of torque to the secondary axle in an on-demand AWD system. GKN offers a range of couplings, including the Electro-magnetic Control Device (EMCD), Viscous Coupling and Dual Differential.

 

Find out about our new EMCD innovation