Dustin Walsh

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Recent articles

ZF completes $12.4 billion acquisition of TRW

10:26 am U.S. ET | May 15
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG said today that it has completed its $12.4 billion acquisition of safety systems supplier TRW Automotive Holdings. ...

Visteon sued by township over bond payments

4:29 pm U.S. ET | May 12
Supplier Visteon has been sued by the township where it is based in a dispute over payments on bonds used originally to finance construction of Visteon's headquarters com ...

Superior relocates HQ from Calif. to Detroit

12:15 pm U.S. ET | May 8
Superior Industries International, a longtime aluminum wheel manufacturer led by former Visteon CEO Don Stebbins, is relocating its global headquarters from California to ...

Visteon posts Q1 sales bump after acquisition

10:54 am U.S. ET | May 7
Visteon today reported strong first-quarter profits and sales thanks in large part to its 2014 acquisition of Johnson Controls' global electronics business. ...

Supplier Sakthi bets on hiring ex-felons

UPDATED: 5/5/15 3:40 pm ET - adds correction
Sakthi Automotive Group USA, in the nascent stages of a massive expansion project on the Detroit waterfront, is betting big on a nontraditional sort of workforce: convict ...

American Axle profits rise; non-GM sales grow

8:53 am U.S. ET | May 1
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings reported improved first-quarter earnings thanks to strong North American truck and SUV sales. ...

TRW to sell suspension unit to THK for $400 million

6:46 am U.S. ET | April 22
TRW Automotive Holdings said it agreed to sell its linkage and suspension business to Tokyo conglomerate THK for $400 million. ...

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

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. ...
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