American Axle Mfg. & Holdings Inc.’s top executive reiterates threats to close plants in Detroit and New York should it fail to obtain a competitive labor agreement from striking United Auto Workers union employees, saying the supplier’s international sites rapidly are gaining the manufacturing capacity to execute such a move. In what could signal AAM’s readiness, purchasing head Michael Flynn sent a memo to the manufacturer’s suppliers today telling them to prepare to start production ...

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