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My trip to GM

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bobwilson1977, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. Aug 12, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    A few days ago General Motors flew me to Detroit to participate in a product and technology event. Even though I drive Toyotas, I've been interested in what GM has been doing for a few years. I was able to meet Bob Lutz ( Maximum Bob), Ed Welburn ( head of global design), and Fritz Henderson ( GM CEO) as well as the heads of design at Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet, and Buick. There was a group of about 60 of us and we got to see new and future vehicles, some which were still in clay. We toured the design studios of each division, got to see a showroom full of past concepts, the pre-production facility for the Chevy Volt, and got to ride in the Volt, but got to drive their full lineup with some of their designers in the front seat asking us questions. I got to drive with their CFO, Ray Young in a new Buick Lacrosse , which is actually a hell of a nice car by the way.

    It was quite a bit of fun and left me with a better impression of the company. Meeting Bob Lutz was probably the highlight for me.

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  2. Aug 12, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    fun trip there... I bet it was neat.
     
  3. Aug 12, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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