AAM Chairman and CEO Featured on Automotive News Daily Drive 

Published on February 2, 2021

David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer shared industry insights with Automotive News Publisher Jason Stein during his podcast, Daily Drive.

Dauch discussed AAM’s 2020 launches, extensive COVID response, global expansion and focus on electrification technologies including contracts with Britain’s Jaguar Land Rover and China’s SAIC-GM-Wuling.

Listen to the full podcast below:


Dauch was recently named an Automotive News 2020 All Star for Supplier Innovation. The annual list of outstanding performers in the automotive industry is selected by Automotive News staffers and includes executives from automakers, suppliers and dealerships.

Dauch was named to the list for AAM’s work to develop electric drive technologies including the front and rear drive units for the Jaguar I-Pace. AAM’s electric drive technology leverages AAM’s extensive experience in the design, analysis and processing of geared mechanical systems to engineer compact, quiet and efficient drive units that meet the most demanding customer requirements.

“American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. stepped up to the plate when it was challenged by Jaguar Land Rover to create a high-performance electric driveline for the Jaguar I-Pace,” noted Automotive News. “Chief executive David Dauch led his engineers to achieve industry-leading power density with its I-Pace unit, a 2020 Automotive News PACE award honoree.” 

To read more AAM’s 2020 launches visit here.