POWERing a More Sustainable Future

AAM was founded on a set of Cultural Values and Strategic Principles that defines who we are to drive performance and build value.

These Values and Principles are core to our vision of POWERing a more sustainable future that is safer, greener and more inclusive for Associates, customers, communities and stakeholders.


AAM Vision

To POWER a more sustainable future while providing value to our stakeholders.

AAM Mission

Advancing global mobility through innovative technologies and sustainable solutions.

AAM Sustainability Mission

To deliver POWER and build a safer, greener and sustainable future for our Associates, customers, communities and the environment.

2022 AAM Sustainability Report

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Science-Based Targets

AAM commits to reach net-zero GHG emissions across the value chain by 2040 from a 2020 base year. To support this goal, AAM commits to:

  • Reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 45% by 2030 from a 2020 base year
  • Reduce absolute scope 3 GHG 25% within the same timeframe
  • Reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 90% by 2040 from a 2020 base year
  • Reduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions 90% within the same timeframe

In addition, AAM commits to 66.7% of its suppliers (by emissions) will have science-based targets by 2027. AAM achieved validation of these targets by the climate-action organization SBTi, meaning our targets are in line with goals set by the international community to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.



2023 Focus Areas



Policies and Reports


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Anti-Corruption Policy

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Conflict Minerals Policy Statement

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Conflict of Interest Policy

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Environmental Policy

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Human Rights Policy

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Safety Policy

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CDP Reports

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2023 CDP Climate Change Response

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2023 CDP Water Response

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2022 CDP Climate Change Response

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2022 CDP Score Report - Climate Change

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2022 CDP Water Security Response

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2022 CDP Score Report - Water Security

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Previous AAM Sustainability Reports

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Latest Sustainability News

AAM’s Next Generation Electric Drive Systems on Display at CES 2024

Dec 19, 2023, 09:01 AM
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DETROIT, December 19, 2023 -- American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), (NYSE: AXLE) will have its industry-leading technology on display at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show, the world’s most influential global tech event, held Jan. 9-12 in Las Vegas.

“CES is the premier event to showcase the full breadth and depth of our innovative solutions and tell our story to a broad range of partners,” said David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “AAM continues to support a rapidly changing global auto industry by expanding our electrification platforms for any type of vehicle. This includes performance sedans, SUVs, light- and heavy-duty trucks and skateboards, empowering OEMs to create cleaner and more efficient vehicles.”

AAM has been at the forefront of creating solutions for the transition to electric mobility with a focus on driveline technology. AAM will showcase many of its technologies and products in its booth, with a focus on:

Electric Drive Unit (EDU) Technology

AAM will showcase its best-in-class EDU technology for both hybrid and fully electric powertrains. The Mercedes AMG GT 63 S E Performance sedan will be in the booth, which features AAM’s award winning EDU providing a power/torque output of 150 kW/204HP.

e-Beam Technology

The next generation of front and rear e-Beam axles integrating AAM’s 3-in-1 e-Drive technology will also be on display. AAM will showcase a uniquely-designed battery electric light-duty truck featuring AAM’s 3-in-1 high-speed EDUs. The light-duty pickup truck, built entirely by AAM engineers from a production ICE platform, features a single 150kW EDU driving the front wheels and a 425kW e-Beam in the rear.

Component Technology

A full assortment of components including but not limited to rotor shafts, park lock actuators, output shafts and differentials will be on display. These product technologies are designed and manufactured all over the world for various OEM customers, demonstrating AAM’s commitment to quality, technology leadership and operational excellence.

The AAM booth at CES is located in the West Hall (#6827) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. AAM experts will be onsite to discuss the company’s innovations, provide hands-on demonstrations of AAM’s latest technology and discuss the company’s deep commitment to sustainable mobility and advancement in creating carbon net zero solutions.

About AAM:  As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with nearly 85 facilities in 18 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable tomorrow. To learn more, visit aam.com.

Media Contacts:

Christopher M. Son
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
(313) 758-4814

Adrienne Lenhoff, Roundtable6 for AAM
(313) 580-6349

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