Instinct is king for product chief

Child, Charles
October 2001
Automotive News;10/8/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5952, p40
Trade Publication
Reports on the appointment implication of Robert Lutz as vice chairman for product development at General Motors (GM) Corp. Assignment of brand managers for each GM vehicle; Assessment on capability of Lutz; Changes implemented by Lutz on GM operation.


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