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The original driveline innovator

Only GKN provides patented OE joint technology to the automotive aftermarket!

GKN propshaft

GKN Driveline is the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline components and systems. As a global company serving the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, GKN Driveline develops, builds and supplies an extensive range of automotive driveline components – for use in the smallest ultra low-cost car to the most sophisticated premium vehicle demanding the most complex driving dynamics.


The technology for extreme conditions

  • Extreme displacement length of 70mm and more, independent of deflection angle

  • High accuracy and stability, even at high speeds and high acceleration or deceleration

SX Joints

GKN Ballspline SX joint

High performance in the smallest possible size and weight

  • The OE (Original Equipment) deflection angle of up to 52 degrees can only be attained with patented GKN technology

  • Preservation of all OE characteristics even after repair:  
      - Identical steering geometry
      - Max steering angle and performance with the same joint dimensions


No alternatives!  No compromise!

  • If TPE boots are installed on the original shaft, then only TPE boots by GKN Automotive may be used for repairs

  • Only GKN TPE boots guarantee firm, durable fit on the profile shaft

  • High operating temperature up to 140 C

  • High impact resistance and rotational stability  

Safety & Comfort - no compromise!

Complete propshafts for all vehicle categories

  • Minimum levels of Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH)

  • Crash-optimized shafts to OE specifications

GKN sideshaft and TPE boots

GKN’s capabilities are now driving the global development of higher performance electric driveline systems. To date, GKN has delivered over 1,500,000 eDrive systems. Vehicles on the road today use GKN electric axles to make hybridization and e-mobility a reality.  Watch GKN for new lighter, smaller driveline systems capable of delivering even more power and functionality!  READ MORE

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