First Half Sales, Net Income and EPS at All-Time Highs American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL - news) today reported record second quarter 2000 net income of $40.0 million, an increase of 19 percent over the $33.7 million reported for the second quarter of 1999. Earnings per share also increased 19% to 80 cents on a diluted basis, versus 67 cents per share during the same period the prior year.