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Dana To Make Advanced Driveline Products In Chongqing

Dana Incorporated today broke ground on a new 7,500 square-meter (80,000 square-foot) manufacturing and assembly facility in Chongqing, China, that will produce advanced driveline products for the Chinese market. Scheduled to open in late 2018, the facility will produce final drive units featuring integrated Spicer® SmartConnect™ disconnecting all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems.  This technology improves the fuel

China to become global hub for GKN’s eDrive

China will become a global production hub for GKN’s state-of-the-art electrified drivelines in 2018, when production of its latest eDrive technologies commences at its joint venture facility in Shanghai. The country is the world’s fastest-growing market for electrified vehicles, and GKN forecasts that its Chinese joint venture – Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems (SDS) –

Dana Breaks Ground on New Gear Manufacturing Facility in Europe

Dana Incorporated today broke ground on a state-of-the-art gear manufacturing facility in Europe to support new business in the region.  The 140,000 square-foot (13,000 square-meter) facility in Győr, Hungary will provide customers in the region with access to Dana’s advanced design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise to support their sourcing initiatives and technology strategies. The company

GKN And SDS Commence All-Wheel Drive Disconnect Production In China

GKN Driveline’s Chinese Joint Venture partner SDS has commenced production of its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system for small to medium-sized vehicles in China. The system will initially feature on the Jeep Renegade built for the Chinese market by GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Co., Ltd. (GAC FCA) in Guangzhou City, southern Guangdong Province. GKN’s

Dana Inc. to Acquire US Manufacturing Corporation’s Michigan Operations

Dana Incorporated today announced a definitive agreement to purchase axle housing and driveline shaft manufacturing operations from U.S. Manufacturing Corporation (USM). Under terms of the agreement, Dana plans to acquire USM’s Warren, Michigan, assets in exchange for $100 million in cash.  This acquisition will increase Dana’s revenue from passenger and commercial vehicle manufacturers and will

GKN Driveline to Invest $179 Million to Expand North Carolina Manufacturing Facilities

GKN Driveline, the global leader in contemporary and electrified driveline technologies, today announced it will invest nearly $179 million to expand manufacturing facilities in Alamance, Catawba, Lee and Person counties in North Carolina. The investment will occur over the next five years and will create 302 jobs. The investment and new jobs have been added

Dana to Purchase Strategic Driveline Production Assets of SIFCO S.A. in Brazil

Dana Incorporated has announced a definitive agreement to purchase strategic assets of SIFCO S.A., a leading producer of forged and machined components located in Brazil. Under the terms of the proposed purchase, Dana would acquire manufacturing and other assets of SIFCO.  This acquisition will enable Dana to enhance its vertically integrated supply chain, which will

All-Wheel Drive Systems Fuel Expansion For GKN Driveline In China

Growing global demand for GKN Driveline’s all-wheel drive (AWD) systems and expertise has led to the expansion of the company’s production capacity in China. GKN’s Chinese joint venture, Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems (SDS), has added five new AWD production lines across two of its facilities in Shanghai to support growing levels of business. The

GKN Driveline starts production at Mexico facility

GKN Driveline, the global leader in advanced and electrified driveline technology, has started production at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Villagran, Mexico. The new US$17.5 million facility will serve Mexico‘s fast-growing automotive sector and the strong growth in local and global demand for all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. Phil Swash, GKN Driveline Chief Executive Officer, said:

GKN Driveline Newton set for all-wheel drive growth with grand opening of its facility expansion

GKN Driveline, the global leader in automotive driveline technologies, marked a significant expansion of its Newton facility in Catawba County, North Carolina, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The expansion follows a $100 million investment in GKN Driveline Newton, creating approximately a 25 percent increase in manufacturing floor space to accommodate anticipated increases in geared driveline

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