Bespoke higher power version of GKN eAxle for London Taxi range-extended EV

By mmillikin A bespoke development of GKN’s coaxial eAxle powers the rear wheels of the LEVC (London EV Company, formerly known as London Taxi Company)’s electrified TX model.

GKN Driveline launched its coaxial eAxle in its first application across Volvo’s range of T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrids, picking up an Automotive News PACE Innovation Award in 2016. In these models, GKN’s system has an axle-split secondary drive role, with a 60 kW e-motor providing motive power to the rear wheels, working in conjunction with a combustion engine that drives the front wheels. (Earlier post.)

In the LEVC TX, GKN’s eAxle is always the primary

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