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UK engineering firm GKN buys Williams F1 team's hybrid unit

April 1, 2014 13:30 CET
A division of UK engineering group GKN has purchased Williams Grand Prix Engineering's hybrid unit for 9.7 million euros. The unit has helped to develop flywheel technology for Audi and Porsche endurance racecars.... Read More »

 

UK's GKN sees more growth this year, warns of dollar impact

Feb. 26, 2014 13:22 CET
UK supplier GKN says profits rose 17 percent last year on strong demand for car parts. The company now sees its auto business outpacing an anticipated 3 percent expansion in the market this year.... Read More »

 

GKN Driveline to open first Russia plant

Jan. 28, 2014 06:01 CET
UK supplier GKN Driveline will start production at its first plant in Russia next year. Suppliers are being drawn to Russia by automakers that hope to capitalize on forecast growth.... Read More »

 

GKN Driveline gets profit boost from awd

Nov. 9, 2013 06:01 CET
The global boom in SUV sales is driving profits at GKN Driveline. The UK company, which bought German supplier Getrag's awd components business in 2011, says it is now market leader for awd components in Europe.... Read More »

 

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Partsmakers take a hit

Aug. 15, 2013 06:01 CET
Europe's top partsmakers had a tough 2012. Overall European sales by suppliers in the top 30 ranking fell by... Read More »

 

GKN's first-quarter profit falls on auto-industry volatility, restructuring costs

April 18, 2013 13:27 CET
UK supplier GKN said today that first-quarter profit fell 4 percent after its auto-parts unit was hit by a restructuring charge and falling vehicle production in Europe, Japan and India.... Read More »

 

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