• Oct 30th 2009 at 5:06PM
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One of the main men working to get the Chevy Volt out the door on time, Frank Weber, has announced he will leave General Motors on December 1 for a senior leadership post at Opel. This is the first high-ranking member of the Volt team to leave and told Bloomberg that GM remains strongly committed to the program. He also gave this quote, which we can see getting repeated in the future: "The entire organization [GM] has inhaled what we [the Volt team] do here."

GM is trying to sell the European brand. Weber is currently the global vehicle line executive and chief vehicle engineer for GM's electric vehicle development program and also worked on the Opel Insignia and the Buick Regal. Replacing Weber will be Doug Parks, currently GM's chief engineer of compact-car architecture in Europe.

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[Source: Bloomberg]

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