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- Lutz gets down to work at GM. Johnson, Richard // Automotive News Europe;10/8/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p10
Deals with the automobile design principles shared by executive Bob Lutz for General Motors. Importance of corporate edicts and criteria; Flaws in the product planning process; How Vehicle Line Executives must be treated.
- We mean it. Keebler, Jack // Automotive News;12/13/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5530, p1
Focuses on General Motors Corp.'s Vehicle Launch Center (VLC). Revised four-phase vehicle development process; Development of the 1995 J-cars in the center; Significance of co-location in the process; Responses of GM executives to the program; Importance of the VLC according to head Jerry...
- An idea bubbles up, and a car is born. Keebler, Jack // Automotive News;12/13/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5530, p18
Reports on the four-phase vehicle development process used at General Motors Corp.'s Vehicle Launch Center. Establishment of vehicle specifications Concept initiation approval or phase 0; Concept direction evaluation; Investment commitment to begin Phase 1; North American Operations board's...
- Style it well and customers will come. Child, Charles // Automotive News;1/15/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5641, p20
Reports on the importance of good design in luring car customers. Key function of design; Styling techniques employed by General Motors (GM) designers; Criticisms of GM for offering look-alike cars; Examples of the use of design to communicate the attributes of cars.
- Steering clear. Harris, Stephen // Engineer (00137758);9/20/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7802, p7
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- Saturn is inspired by blue jeans, bellhops. Chappell, Lindsay // Automotive News;08/09/99, Vol. 73 Issue 5832, p6
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- Is it cost or function? Crain, Keith // Automotive News;11/22/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5849, p12
Criticizes General Motors Corp.'s plan of offering onboard information technology in its automobiles. Cost of availing the OnStar service in Ford vehicles; Premise of General Motors' business model; Commodification of vehicles; Decline in the sales of vehicles that may be caused by the...
- GM's vehicle-engineering center opens in Warren. Snavely, Brent // Crain's Detroit Business;6/9/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p20
Construction for General Motors Corp.'s (GM) 2.2 million-square-foot vehicle-engineering center in Warren, Michigan is complete. The building, part of GM's Tech Center, eventually will house 8,000 engineers. A total of 18,000 technical and design employees will work at the campus. The $1 billion...
- GM will consolidate engineering at 3 sites. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;11/16/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5793, p17
Reports on General Motors' (GM) centralization of its engineering operations. Efforts to reduce vehicle-development time; Consolidation of engineering into product development centers in Pontiac and Warren, Michigan and Russelsheim, Germany; Maintenance of regional engineering centers in...