Richard Dauch http://michiganradio.org en American Axle co-founder Richard Dauch dies at 71 http://michiganradio.org/post/american-axle-co-founder-richard-dauch-dies-71 <p>BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) - American Axle &amp; Manufacturing co-founder and board chair Richard Dauch has died. He was 71.<br><br>The Oakland County medical examiner's office says Dauch died Friday of cancer at his Bloomfield Hills home.<br><br>A statement on the Detroit-based auto supplier's website reads: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Dick's family and friends."<br> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 15:09:00 +0000 The Associated Press 13820 at http://michiganradio.org American Axle co-founder Richard Dauch dies at 71