American Axle & Manufacturing


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Briefing: Supplier industry financial review

25 November 2014

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: All about BRICS

11 February 2011

Given the work that is put into such things, it was good to see many eyes on our report on the BRIC markets this week. We also launched a special new section on electric drive technology in our research portfolio.


COMMENT: Saab still going strong

1 October 2010

Just the fact Saab was able to hold its huge press conference yesterday evening (30 September) at the Paris show was extraordinary.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ambition and profits

6 August 2010

News this week that Geely is adamant Volvo will retain its identity now the Chinese are in charge and Ford is shot of its Swedish patient. It remains to be seen if we now get Volvo badges on Geely products for Chinese sale but somehow I doubt they'll try that abroad.

Latest interviews


GKN all-wheel-drive technology update

7 October 2014

Interview with Rob Rickell, Senior Vice President Global Engineering, Principal Engineer, GKN plc. At the recent Paris Show, Calum MacRae caught up with him to discuss technology developments in the AWD market such as driveline disconnect and e-axles.


Autonomous car some way off

13 June 2008

Far-seeing individuals in the auto and components industry are already talking about the 'autonomous' vehicle but it's some way off yet, a senior safety and driveline components company executive has said.


Q&A with ZF

15 May 2008

Continuing just-auto's series of Q&As with automotive component manufacturers, Matthew Beecham talked with Martin Sattler, general manager of ZF Sachs’ electric drives business about the company’s integrated starter-alternator technology.

Latest news


AAM names Sandra Pierce to its board

27 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing has named Sandra Pierce to its Board of Directors.


just-auto Plus only AAM appoints new board director

6 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing has named Herbert Parker to its Board of Directors. Parker is the former executive vice president of Operational Excellence, Harman International. “Herbert brings a wealth of financial, operational, strategic and...


just-auto Plus only AAM income up 3.5% to US$63.8m in Q3 2018

5 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings (AAM), reported its financial results for the third quarter 2018. Third Quarter 2018 Results Sales of US$1.82bn Net income attributable to AAM of $63.8m, or 3.5% of sales Diluted earnings per share of...


just-auto Plus only AAM announces leadership appointments

5 September 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing announced the following officer appointments: Alberto Satine has been named president, Electrification. Satine will lead the company’s continued transformation into a high-tech electric driveline systems supplier for...


just-auto Plus only AAM reports US$151.1m income in Q2 2018

6 August 2018

American Axle has recorded second-quarter net income of US$151.1m with sales soaring to US$1.90bn compared to US$1.76bn previously. “In the second quarter of 2018, AAM achieved record quarterly sales and gross profit”, said AAM's chairman...


AAM to open new manufacturing plant in Barcelona

29 June 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing will expand operations in the industrial area of Viladecans, Spain, to support growth with new and existing European customers.


AAM supplying power transfer units to Ford

12 June 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing will supply power transfer units (PTU) for Ford crossover vehicles with all-wheel drive (AWD) starting with the 2019 Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus.


just-auto Plus only AAM driveline technology selected for Cadillac XT4

8 June 2018

When the Cadillac XT4 goes on sale later this year, driveline technology from American Axle and Manufacturing will help provide exceptional vehicle efficiency while still allowing for the added functionality of all-wheel drive (AWD). The vehicle’s...


AAM boosts Q1 sales and profit

4 May 2018

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) said sales in the first quarter of 2018 increased to US$1.86bn from $1.05bn in Q1 2017.


AAM/Liuzhou to produce driveline systems in China

6 April 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) and Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry, a subsidiary of Guangxi Automobile Group, have entered into a joint venture agreement to manufacture driveline systems, the companies announced.


just-auto Plus only AAM reports Q4 and FY/2017 results

19 February 2018

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), on 16 February 2018 reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 and confirmed AAM's full year 2018 financial outlook. Fourth Quarter 2017 Results Sales of...


just-auto Plus only AAM/Drexler join over differential technologies

26 January 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) and Drexler Automotive GmbH have entered into an agreement to expand their relationship and bring high-performance differentials and differential technologies from the premium market to the general market of passenger...


just-auto Plus only AAM appoints new Strategic/Business Development VP

14 November 2017

American Axle and Manufacturing, (AAM) announced that David Buckley has been appointed vice president – Strategic and Business Development. In this role, Buckley will lead AAM’s business development and strategic global growth...


AAM posts Q3 net income up 40% to US$86.2m

6 November 2017

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings (AAM) has posted third-quarter net income up 40% to US$86.2m with sales of US$1.72bn.


just-auto Plus only AAM appoints new president, casting

9 August 2017

American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) has named Timothy Bowes president – Casting. In this role, Bowes will lead AAM’s casting business operations and will report to Michael Simonte, AAM president. “We are pleased to appoint Tim as...


AAM Q2 net income off 7% to US$66.2 but sales soar

31 July 2017

American Axle has recorded second-quarter net income down 7% to US$66.2m, although sales soared to US$1.76bn compared to US$1.03bn previously.


AAM announces top management changes

17 July 2017

AAM has named Olaf Bongwald as its Driveline Europe operations president, succeeding Michael Bly, who has been appointed the supplier's global sales lead for the Driveline Business Unit.


just-auto Plus only AAM appoints new senior vice president

7 June 2017

American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) has appointed Tolga Oal senior vice president – AAM Corporate, the company announced. Oal will continue to hold the role of president – AAM North America, leading the regional business and manufacturing...


just-auto Plus only AAM introduces more efficient nextgen EcoTrac AWD

31 March 2017

An industry first, American Axle & Manufacturing's (AAM) EcoTrac disconnecting all-wheel drive (AWD) system dramatically increased efficiency, safety and performance when it was introduced several years ago. Now, the second generation of EcoTrac will...


just-auto Plus only AAM develops new improved axle technology

30 March 2017

One of the most critical vehicle systems, the axle, delivers power and torque from the transmission and drive shaft to the wheels. This proven system has not been markedly changed for decades. Until now. Until Quantum. Throwing out the blueprint for axle...


AAM 2016 net profit rises after Q4 dip

13 February 2017

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings,(AAM) said net income in the fourth quarter of 2016 was $46.9m, or $0.59 per share versus $62.9m, or $0.81 per share, in Q4 2015.


just-auto Plus only American Axle appoints new vice president and CIO

4 January 2017

American Axle & Manufacturing, (AAM) on 3 January 2017 announced Donald E. Wright has been appointed vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Wright will continue to lead the development and execution of AAM's Information Technology strategy...


just-auto Plus only Ultran project partners develop ultra driveline

8 December 2016

Ultran has been a three-year research initiative led by Jaguar Land Rover in a consortium including Ricardo, Tata Steel, Lubrizol, GRM Consulting, American Axle & Manufacturing and the Universities of Southampton, Newcastle and Warwick – with the...


AAM records Q3 net income up 1% to US$61.7m

4 November 2016

AAM has posted third quarter net income up 1.3% to US$61.7m, reflecting the impact of a US$3.4m asset impairment charge and US$0.7m of acquisition related expenses.


AAM and MPG to merge

3 November 2016

American Axle & Manufacturing and Metaldyne Performance Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AAM will acquire MPG for approximately US$1.6bn in cash and stock plus the assumption of $1.7bn in net debt.


China media to highlight new technology - Delphi

20 June 2016

Delphi says the media in China can play a crucial role in raising awareness of new technology issues such as automated driving and software hacking, with the latter issue especially proving contentious.


AAM records Q1 net income up 15% to US$61.1m

9 May 2016

AAM has unveiled first quarter net income up 15% to US$61.1m compared to US$53.2m million last year.


just-auto Plus only AAM Q1 2016 gross profit up 18%

9 May 2016

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings, (AAM), on 6 May 2016, reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 and announced a share repurchase programme. First Quarter 2016 Results Sales of US$969.2m Non-GM sales of $323.2m Gross profit of...


just-auto Plus only AAM exhibits its new driveline solutions at 2016 Winter Test

24 March 2016

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today, 23 March 2016, announced the completion of its 2016 Winter Test activities. In a series of events that began in late January, the company's annual Winter Test is a...


just-auto Plus only AAM US announces expanded role of Philip Guys

9 March 2016

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today, 8 March 2016 announced the expanded role of Philip R. Guys, adding the responsibility and title of Chief technology officer (CTO) to his current role of Vice...

American Axle & Manufacturing news

AAM names Sandra Pierce to its board

27 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing has named Sandra Pierce to its Board of Directors. Pierce is s...


just-auto Plus only AAM appoints new board director

6 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing has named Herbert Parker to its Board of Directors. Parker is the...


just-auto Plus only AAM income up 3.5% to US$63.8m in Q3 2018

5 November 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings (AAM), reported its financial results for the third quar...


just-auto Plus only AAM announces leadership appointments

5 September 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing announced the following officer appointments: Alberto Satine h...


just-auto Plus only AAM reports US$151.1m income in Q2 2018

6 August 2018

American Axle has recorded second-quarter net income of US$151.1m with sales soaring to US$1.90bn...


AAM to open new manufacturing plant in Barcelona

29 June 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing will expand operations in the industrial area of Viladecans, Spai...



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