Lutz is a winner, but don't expect overnight miracle

August 2001
Automotive News;8/13/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5943, p12
Trade Publication
Comments on the automobile industry's reaction to General Motors' (GM) hiring of Bob Lutz as vice chairman and product development chief. Views of Lutz on the difficulty of turning around GM; Potential for culture clash; Retirement of product development executive, Tom Davis.


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