Powertrain is the term which is used to describe the components of a vehicle which generate power – and mainly refers to engine and transmission. For Nifco, Powertrain is one of the most up and coming commodity areas and we have invested significantly into making Nifco UK a hub of Powertrain expertise.


We supply Powertrain components to the Global Automotive Industry. We have full capabilities in design, development, manufacturing and testing.

Nifco UK houses one of four Global R&D centres specialising in Powertrain development. We provide our customers with development support to create the best Powertrain solutions. Most recently, we have invested more than £1million in a new dynamometer engine test cell and hi-spec 3D printer which are used together to create and test the combined ideas of our R&D team and our customers.

Our Powertrain products incorporate patented technology to deliver superior performance. Nifco, as part of Nifco Inc has more than 35 years’ experience in designing, developing, manufacturing and testing Powertrain components. In addition, Nifco UK shares the expertise of our sister companies across the globe and use these to set levels of best practice.

We supply Powertrain components globally to a wide range of Automotive OEM’s.

We are experts in welding technology to suit all applications: Vibration, Hot plate, Infra-red, Spin and Ultrasonic. Our automated Production Equipment incorporates leading quality checks.

Below are some examples of the Powertrain products we manufacture at Nifco UK:

  • Crankcase Ventilation
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Cooling System
  • Air Induction
  • Oil Pans
  • Covers
  • Transmission