Richard Dauch

Remembering those who passed away in 2013

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2013
The auto industry lost some memorable people in 2013 — among them Eiji Toyoda, Ford's Phil Caldwell, dealers Kjell Qvale and Cal Worthington — and Automotive News lost a beloved member of its family, John K. Teahen Jr. Here's a look back at them and others who died this year....
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American Axle CEO David Dauch adds chairman title

12:24 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2013
David Dauch, president and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing, was named to the additional role of chairman of the supplier on Friday. Dauch replaces his father, Richard E. Dauch, who died August 2 from complications of pancreatic cancer....
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Dauch knew the troops at Chrysler, Iacocca recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Using his trademark salty language, former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca once marveled at the relationship Richard E. Dauch had with Chrysler's legion of foremen in the 1980s. Dauch, who died this month at 71, was Iacocca's manufacturing honcho before leaving to lead the group that formed American Axle in 1994....
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Auto vet Dauch dies at age 71

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Richard E. Dauch, the founder of American Axle & Manufacturing, died Friday at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich....
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Richard Dauch, 71, persevered during tough times in 50-year manufacturing career

4:37 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2013
Richard E. Dauch -- the Volkswagen and Chrysler manufacturing chief who went on to co-found American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. -- died Friday, less than a year after handing over daily control of American Axle to his son....
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Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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