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 •  December 4

GKN partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing made its competitive debut in Hong Kong FIA Formula E races (2 - 3 December 2017) Highly competitive performance included a fourth place in Round 1 and the team’s first ever podium result* in Round 2 Global technology leader will apply driveline and additive manufacturing expertise to Panasonic Jaguar...

GKN Land Systems

 •  December 1

GKN Hoeganaes Specialty Metal Powders, the advanced materials division of GKN Additive, has added AncorTi™ Beta 21S to its portfolio of AncorAM™ powders for additive manufacturing. Beta 21S titanium (UNS R58210) is a high strength, heat treatable, metastable beta titanium alloy. It is designed with the purpose of improving resistance to oxidation...

GKN Land Systems

 •  November 13

Air Iceland Connect launching customer for ADS-B Out modification on the Dash 8 Q400 New easy to install form-fit ATC Transponders. GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business has obtained the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA for the introduction of the ADS-B Out modification on the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 fleet. Early this year Fokker has been...

GKN Land Systems

 •  October 16

GKN is already an Additive Manufacturing (AM) leader, with AM parts flying on civil, military, business jets and space aircraft, and AM parts driving in cars today, as well as a world-leading powder business: Powder Metallurgy Global aerospace and automotive engineering Group GKN has pulled its global Additive Manufacturing (AM) activity together...

GKN Land Systems

 •  October 3

GKN Innovation Centre will develop state-of-the-art vehicle technologies Centre will help create lighter, quieter and more efficient electric vehicles Focus on electric motors, energy storage, lightweight structures Will lead GKN’s R&D for Panasonic Jaguar Racing Formula E team Abingdon, Oxfordshire hub for composites and additive manufacturing GKN...

GKN Land Systems

 •  September 11

Integrated eDrive system is adaptable for use in fully electric or hybrid applications Ground-breaking new two-speed transmission maximises efficiency and boosts performance Intelligent ‘Twinster’ torque vectoring technology improves driving dynamics and safety Technology adaptable to suit any vehicle type, from city cars to off-road-focused...

GKN Land Systems

 •  September 7

GKN Driveline will establish a world-class manufacturing site in Tokoname City, Japan New facility to meet increasing demand for advanced AWD and eDrive systems Production will prepare for trend of vehicle electrification in Asia GKN Driveline has unveiled plans to construct a new world-class manufacturing facility in Tokoname City, Japan. The new...

GKN Land Systems

 •  September 4

Award-winning GKN Driveline technologies applied in an all-new state-of-the-art electrified driveline New eAxle system is an integrated unit that features torque vectoring capability and highly efficient transmission System showcases GKN’s expertise in efficient high-performance compact drivelines Full technical details to be revealed at the...

GKN Land Systems

 •  July 24

12 Fokker 50s, 3 Fokker 70s and 2 Fokker 100s placed with 4 existing and 5 new operators
GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business announces that a total of 17 Fokker aircraft were placed in the first half of 2017 compared with 23 transactions in the first half of 2016. Currently, approximately 400 Fokker aircraft are operational worldwide. The fleet of...

GKN Land Systems

 •  July 6

​With a global presence and a commitment to meeting its customers’ evolving needs, GKN Wheels & Structures has embarked on a significant multi-million pound investment programme which will cover each of its seven manufacturing plants worldwide. The company’s Managing Director, Paul Wyatt, outlined the scope of this wide-ranging programme: “Our...