American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc : AAM recognized by Beijing Benz
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - June 18, 2013 - A commitment to managing quality and cost
through operational excellence has earned AAM a 2012 Supplier Award for Best
Powertrain by Beijing Benz Automotive Company (BBAC), a joint venture
betweenBeijing Automotive GroupandDaimler AG.
"We are honored to be recognized by BBAC for AAM's performance during 2012,"
said AAM President & Chief Executive Officer David C. Dauch. "We value our
relationship with BBAC, and we look forward to continuing to deliver quality
products, advanced technology and operational excellence in the future for our
AAM was one of only six suppliers to receive a 2012 Supplier Award at BBAC's
2013 Key Supplier Day Conference in April. AAM Asia operations manufacture
premium independent rear drive axles (IRDAs) with AAM's PowerLite^® housings
and several efficient hypoid gear ratios to support multiple engine and
transmission configurations. These IRDAs are featured in the Mercedes-Benz
C-Class and E-Class vehicles for the region.
"AAM Asia is proud to have played a key role in BBAC's localized production of
Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class vehicles in China," said Managing Director
AAM-Asia Donald L. Joseph. "We owe our success to the support of AAM
associates throughout the region and the strong collaboration with BBAC on the
launch of these vehicles."
AAM (NYSE: AXL) is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and
validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and
modules, chassis systems and metal-formed products for light trucks, sport
utility vehicles, passenger cars and crossover vehicles and commercial
vehicles. In addition to locations in the United States (Indiana, Michigan,
Ohio, and Pennsylvania), AAM also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China,
Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea,
Sweden and Thailand.
For more information...
Christopher M. Son
Director, Investor Relations,
Corporate Communications and Marketing
+313 758 4814
Jake P. Stiteler
Commercial Director - Asia
+86 186 2130 8585
Or visit the AAM website at www.aam.com.
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