GKN at a glance.

GKN Driveline.

GKN Driveline is the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline systems and solutions. As a global business serving the leading vehicle manufacturers, GKN Driveline develops, builds and supplies an extensive range of automotive driveline products and systems – for use in the smallest ultra low-cost car to the most sophisticated premium vehicle demanding the most complex driving dynamics.


  • Constant velocity jointed systems including CV joints and sideshafts.
  • All-wheel drive (AWD) systems including propshafts, couplings and final drive units.
  • Trans-axle solutions including open, limited slip and locking differentials and electronic torque vectoring products.
  • eDrive systems including electric rear axles and electric transmissions.


Our strategy is to develop our market-leading presence, superior technology and global manufacturing footprint to:

  • provide innovative driveline systems and solutions, supporting developing market trends for more fuel-efficient vehicles; and
  • increase our business in high-growth regions serving the needs of strategic customers.

Number of employees: 21,100

Locations: Operational in 51 locations across 23 countries.