Birmingham auto supplier to base electric driveline production in China

The SDS technology centre in Shanghai
Birmingham-based automotive supplier GKN Driveline is to locate production of its electric drivelines at a joint venture factory in China. Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems (SDS) aims to produce more than one million eDrive units per year by 2025. SDS will also manufacture the GKN Driveline Multimode eTransmission for a domestic Chinese automaker from 2018. It is also scheduled to start production of the first complete eDrive system in 2019. The complete eDrive system packages the electric motor, inverter and eAxle reduct... For the full story register now for free or login below...