American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL - news) today reaffirmed that it is on track to meet the current Wall Street analysts' estimates for the third quarter of 2000 which range from 43 cents per share to 50 cents per share, with an average of 48 cents per share. We want our investors to know that our prospects for the third-quarter 2000 financial performance remain unchanged despite some of the recent issues that are currently negatively impacting the auto sector, said Chairman, CEO & President Richard E. Dauch.