driveline


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driveline

[′drīv‚līn]
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive vehicle, the group of parts, including the universal joint and the drive shaft, that connect the transmission with the driving wheels.
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The new facility is home to the company's GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals divisions.
The core business of Getrag Driveline Products is the Tier 1 supply of geared driveline products, namely Power Transfer Units (PTU) and Rear Drive Units (RDU) for AWD vehicles, along with Final Drive Units (FDU) for high performance rear wheel drive vehicles.
GKN Driveline is expanding its operations in the Asia Pacific region with new production facilities, technology centers and the introduction of technology for low-cost vehicles.
GKN Driveline now offers its customers throughout the world a unique capability to both develop and manufacture entire AWD systems while optimising all components through a full systems understanding.
According to Rolf Lutz, Group Executive of the Commercial Vehicle and Special Driveline Technology division, ZF, 'The parallel hybrid concept can be implemented by utilising existing vehicle driveline resources.
Graeme Walford, managing director of GKN Driveline Torque Technology, says: 'The Super LSD is an innovative, compact and cost-effective solution for performance cars and can be fitted in place of open differentials in front or rear axle or transaxle applications.
There is growing demand for AWD capability, particularly here in North America, as consumers want to have safer, more fuel efficient vehicles, but still maintain the characteristics of ride and handling that make driving exciting," said Steve LaChance, GKN Driveline North America's Vice President of Engineering.
This INR130 crores (18 million pounds Sterling) factory will employ more than 200 people and is strategically located within 30 kilometres of a number of GKN Driveline customers including Fiat, Volkswagen, General Motors, TATA and Renault.
The electric drivetrain is provided by the GKN Driveline drive unit
Over 60 per cent of new vehicles shown for the first time in Paris benefit from GKN Driveline technology.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- IAA, Frankfurt -- The automotive Tier One supplier GKN Driveline is launching its patented Face Spline hub connection for CVJ sideshafts.
April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Driveline has become the first Tier One supplier ever to deliver a complete all-wheel drive (AWD) system for a vehicle manufacturer.