Dustin Walsh

Crain's Detroit Business reporter covering the business of law, auto suppliers and steel

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Recent articles
Chinese conglomerate completes acquisition of Prestolite Electric
1:11 pm U.S. ET | April 16
Chinese conglomerate Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor has completed its acquisition of Michigan-based supplier Prestolite Electric LLC. ...


Chassix, a supplier to GM and BMW, files for bankruptcy
11:02 am U.S. ET | March 12 | UPDATED: 3/12/15 1:46 pm ET - add details, links
Chassix, a supplier of chassis, brake and powertrain components to GM, BMW, and others, today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in New York. ...


Federal-Mogul delays split into two public companies
9:58 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26
Federal-Mogul, the powertrain and aftermarket parts supplier controlled by Wall Street investment mogul Carl Icahn, said this week it will delay a prior plan to split int ...


Faurecia N.A. boss Heneka to retire March 1; Stidham named new president
3:12 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24
Mike Heneka, who led an immense expansion effort in the US as president of Faurecia North America, will retire on March 1, the seating and emissions systems supplier said ...


Lear to buy more shares, boost dividend
10:09 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17
Weeks after receiving a letter from an activist investor urging the company to split into two separately traded public companies, Lear said today it will increase its sha ...


Activist investor urges Lear to split in two for seating, electronics
11:25 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3
An activist investor is urging Lear to split in two for better shareholder value. ...


Delphi names Gupta as new board chairman
2:06 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 2
Delphi Automotive today named Rajiv Gupta as its new board chairman, effective March 1, replacing the retiring John Krol. ...


Nexteer eyes brand development with HQ move to suburban Detroit
9:47 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2
Chinese-owned auto supplier Nexteer Automotive, the former Delphi steering unit, is moving its headquarters to suburban Detroit as it seeks to grow its brand recognition. ...


Google's self-driving car underpinned by Detroit area suppliers
11:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20
The fate of Google's self-driving car rests in the hands of Roush Industries and several other Detroit area suppliers. ...


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