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GKN confident as auto-unit growth offsets currency hit

July 29, 2014 13:50 CET
GKN says it is confident regarding the rest of 2014 after first-half profit at its car parts supply division rose 6 percent, helping to offset the effects of a currency hit....
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Conti can afford another big acquisition, CFO says

May 6, 2014 12:49 CET
Partsmaker Continental would be able to fund another multi-billion-euro acquisition in the next 18 months to spur growth, its finance chief said today....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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