Nexteer Automotive Group Ltd.

Company Profile



1272 Doris Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, USA

Business Overview

-The Company is a global leader in developing and manufacturing advanced steering and driveline systems as well as advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicle technologies. The Company was previously a business division under GM focusing on steering operations before splitting off as a part of Delphi Corporation.

-In 2010, the Company was acquired by Pacific Century Motors, based in China.

-In recent years, the Company’s primary focus has been on electric power steering (EPS) systems, due to its benefits of improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. In addition, EPS systems can act as an enabler for both advanced driver assistance and autonomous technologies. As such, part of the Company’s growth strategy is to focus on the development and sale of EPS systems. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, the percentage of the Company’s total sales comprised of EPS systems increased to 69.2%. The Company’s EPS sales have steadily comprised more of its total business over the past six years.


-The Company is a subsidiary of Pacific Century Motors based in China and is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.


Electric power steering
-Column assist electric power steering
-Intermediate shafts
-Premium EPS rack & pinion gears
-Single & dual pinion assist EPS
-Rack-assisted electric power steering
-Modular power packs
-High availability EPS
-High-output EPS

Steering columns
-Power tilt & telescope
-Power rake & telescope
-One-touch adjustable column
-Manual rake & telescope
-Non-adjustable columns
-Adaptive Energy Absorbing Steering
-Positive lock systems
-Tunable Straps
-Frictionless energy absorbers 
-Column electronic assembly
-Lock housings
-Low mass intermediate shafts (I-shafts)
-Sliding joint
-Constant velocity joint
-EPS intermediate shaft
-Transmission shifter
-Stowable steering columns

-Standard angle Rzeppa joint
-8 ball Rzeppa
-High angle undercut free joint
-Standard tripot
-Enhanced tripot
-Heavy duty standard tripot
-Needleless tripot
-Standard triglide
-Enhanced triglide
-Double offset
-Cross groove
-Solid axle
-Welded tubular axle
-Monobloc tubular axle
-Standard tripot solid axle
-Standard triglide monobloc tubular axle
-Enhanced triglide solid axle undercut
-Integral IDS solid axle
-Undercut free ball spline axle
-Crossglide welded tubular axle
-Needleless tripot solid axle)
-Enhanced tripot solid axle

Hydraulic power steering
-Magnetic torque overlay
-Power steering pump & reservoirs
-Rack & pinion steering gears
-Recirculating ball steering gears

ADAS & automated driving
-Steering on Demand system
-Quiet Wheel steering
-Magnetic torque overlay
-High availability EPS


1906 Founded company as Jackson, Church & Wilcox Co.
1909 Acquired by Buick, which was owned by General Motors.
1917 Became a business division under General Motors focused on steering systems research, design, and manufacturing.
1998 Integrated as steering operations business division into the newly created Delphi Corporation under General Motors.
1999 Delphi Corporation was spun-off by General Motors as an independent corporation.
2005 Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of Delphi Corporation.
2009 Sold to General Motors from Delphi Automotive and renamed Nexteer Automotive.
2010 Sold to Pacific Century Motors in China from General Motors.
2013 Completed IPO on Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Jan. 2017 The Company and Continental announced that it has reached agreement to form a joint venture focused on the advancement of motion control systems and actuator components for automated driving.
Aug. 2017 WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that hat it has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with the Company.
Oct. 2017 Dongfeng Motor Parts And Components Group Co., Ltd. and Nexteer Automotive China officially established their joint business, Dongfeng Nexteer Steering Systems (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.

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