About

GKN Driveline is the leading automotive driveline technology and systems engineer. GKN Driveline is a global partner to the automotive industry. More than 50% of the 80 million new cars sold every year contain GKN Driveline technology.

Our global network of 29 production facilities in 23 countries supplies over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers. Our 31,000 dedicated employees design, develop, manufacture and integrate driveline technologies that add value to vehicle programmes.  Our manufacturing quality, advanced engineering and system integration capabilities are continuously evolving to ensure the drivelines of tomorrow meet the mobility needs of the future. 

 

 

Why GKN Driveline

Market leading technologies

Offering the most comprehensive range of solutions, GKN has maintained a market leading position since the 1950s.

Industrialising innovation

GKN Driveline 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 49 manufacturing sites in 23 countries, and over 31,000 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 Driveline 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.

GKN Driveline in numbers
Employees
25,000+
Countries operating in
18
Manufacturing locations
38
2015 sales
£3.5bn