Going by the letter

Auer, Georg
September 2001
Automotive News;9/10/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5947, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the career background of Robert Lutz in the automobile industry. Trait learned from being a marine fighter pilot; Role as head of sales in Opel; Letters sent to presidents of various automobile companies.


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