All-wheel drive solutions

We are reinventing all-wheel drive

We are reinventing all-wheel drive
The Twinster in the Ford Focus RS delivers dynamic cornering and handling

GKN ePowertrain is a full systems all-wheel drive integration partner for global automakers. 

With complete vertical integration, GKN ePowertrain is the only supplier that can design, engineer, manufacture, optimize, package and integrate a complete all-wheel drive system in-house.

Global automakers partner with GKN ePowertrain to deliver the right brand characteristics for their vehicle. The company’s advanced all-wheel drive systems deliver on a completely different level, intelligently directing power to the wheels at the right time.

As the pioneers in compact, lightweight all-wheel drive active connect systems, GKN ePowertrain helps automakers stay ahead of evolving market demands and new fuel efficiency requirements.

From halo programmes to mainstream models, GKN ePowertrain delivers all-wheel drive performance that impresses on every level. 

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Why GKN ePowertrain

GKN ePowertrain is the only Tier One supplier that can design, develop and manufacture a complete all-wheel drive system in-house. 

With everything from the software to torque vectoring Final Drive Units, GKN ePowertrain can supply every element of an all-wheel drive system – and tune it to deliver a brand-aligned driving experience.

GKN ePowertrain’s flexible, modular approach provides every vehicle programme with the right solution and performance.

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Full systems expertise

GKN ePowertrain’s unique mechanical and software control capabilities enable its engineers to define precisely how a vehicle drives.

GKN ePowertrain has proven ability to integrate the complete all-wheel drive system, delivering on package, weight, performance and cost requirements. Customers trust GKN ePowertrain to deliver the performance they require.

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Systems integration

GKN ePowertrain's software capabilities can deliver individual driving experiences for vehicles that share identical all-wheel drive mechanical systems. 

Whether you want a vehicle with great off-road performance, dynamic track handing or just reassuring city street traction, GKN ePowertrain software engineers can deliver the brand-aligned performance required. 

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Software expertise

All-wheel drive demand is growing in all global automotive markets as drivers value the traction and performance it delivers. 

GKN has all-wheel drive manufacturing facilities in all global regions, meaning we can deliver on major all-wheel drive programmes worldwide.  We also have the engineering resource and know-how locally, ensuring cars can be developed specifically for their destined markets. 

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Global capability

AWD solutions

AWD solutions

GKN ePowertrain offers a comprehensive range of all-wheel drive technologies and systems, making power delivery to the wheels intelligent in any situation.

For exceptional track dynamics, reassuring on-road stability or robust off-road performance, GKN ePowertrain can provide the right all-wheel drive solution.

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