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    Followup: Corvette Museum sinkhole repair timeline outline, Chevy to restore damaged cars
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    The eight cars swallowed up when a sinkhole erupted in the middle of the National Corvette Museum earlier this week will be sent to General Motors Design's Mechanical Assembly, which handles restorations for the GM Heritage Collection, in Warren, MI for full restorations. Vice President of ...

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    Report: GM design boss Welburn says Lincoln isn't a Cadillac rival [w/poll]
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    General Motors Vice President of Global Design, Ed Welburn, had some dismissive words for a certain cross-town luxury brand during an interview with Car and Driver. When asked about his thoughts on Lincoln, Welburn deflected, before saying, "I don't consider Lincoln to be a competitor for ...

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    Video: Cadillac Elmiraj Concept slinks in Leno's Garage
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    Jay Leno's Garage has moved to Pebble Beach for the week. This time around, the affable comedian is taking a look at the Cadillac Elmiraj Concept that debuted during the Monterey car week, and is talking to General Motors vice president of global design, Ed Welburn. There's plenty of reminiscing ...

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    Video: 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette wastes no time zooming into Jay Leno's Garage
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    Where else would you expect the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to show up first? Although this time it isn't exactly in Jay Leno's Garage, Leno instead playing an away game at Brown's Classic Auto in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nor does Leno drive the car, instead taking an 11-minute walkaround of the ...

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    Video: GM's Ed Welburn brings vintage Corvettes by Jay Leno's Garage
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    There're still a couple more weeks until we get our first official look at the next generation of the Chevrolet Corvette with the all-new C7, but Ed Welburn, Vice President of General Motors Global Design, recently hung out with Jay Leno to show off a quartet of classic 'Vettes of historic ...

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    Official: Ex-BMW styling boss Chris Bangle gets Lifetime Achievement from Eyes On Design [w/video]
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    Even to casual car enthusiasts, Chris Bangle needs no introduction. One of the most controversial designers of all time, the "Bangle Butt" redesign of the BMW 7 Series is still hotly debated even today. Introduced in 2002 during Bangle's tenure as chief designer at BMW, the E65 7 Series only ...

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    Official: GM Design turns 85, help 'em celebrate by viewing this awesome gallery
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    General Motors Design is 85 years old this month, and it has put together a photographic sampling of its history that would be understatement to label merely "rich." The division has been the home of Harley Earl, Charles Jordan, the Cadillac Madame X and its V16, the Turret Tops, the first ...

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    Ed Welburn finds a fan in President Obama
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    You know your job is going well when the President of the United States takes the time to mention your success. That's what happened to Ed Welburn, vice president of global design for General Motors, who was tasked with giving President Obama a tour of GM's latest offerings last month during ...

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    Report: Chevy won't build Malibu coupe
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    A new report says General Motors has decided against producing a coupe version of the forthcoming 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. We don't know how far into the development process a two-door Malibu made it, but renderings of the car were shown to journalists last week. When queried, however, GM design ...

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    Ed Welburn's Top 10 Chevy designs of all-time
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    Ed Welburn is the current head of design at General Motors, which means he has the tall task of pointing the company into the future without abandoning timeless designs by names like Harley Earl. As an exercise in getting in touch with his roots, Welburn has worked up a list of the top 10 ...

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    General Motors withdraws $14.4B federal loan request
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    Earlier today, General Motors announced that it is withdrawing its request for $14.4 billion in direct loans from the Department of Energy's (DOE) $25-billion program aimed at retooling factories for the production of fuel-efficient vehicles. GM's chief financial officer Chris Liddel, outlined ...

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    GM's Ed Welburn finally drives Oldsmobile Aerotech record-breaker he designed
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    Of all the people longing to drive the Oldsmobile Aerotech back in the 1980s, you'd expect that the cars designer would have taken it for a few spins. Despite having his first sketch for the project turn in to the record-setting aerodynamic research vehicle, Ed Welburn's closest contact with the ...

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    REPORT: Next Chevrolet Corvette to resurrect iconic split-window
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    It worked for the Chevrolet Camaro, so why not the Corvette? General Motors' head of global design, Ed Welburn, has reportedly told Inside Line that the C7 'Vette is going to lift the most notorious design cue from the entire line: the split rear window from the 1963 coupe. It will not, however, ...

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    Cadillac XTS looks like Sixteen Concept, ATS aims at 3 Series with RWD
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    Cadillac Sixteen Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This morning at the media preview hosted by General Motors in its design dome, VP of Design Ed Welburn showed off full-size styling bucks of the next two models from Cadillac. Rounding out the lineup for GM's luxury brand will be ...

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    REPORT: Upcoming Buick CUV may get 2-Mode hybrid powertrain [w/VIDEO]
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    For all those weeping and gnashing their teeth over the loss of the 2-Mode Hybrid Saturn Vue, a ray of hope may be on the horizon from a seemingly unlikely source. According to a posting on GM-Volt.com, there's a possibility that an upcoming ...

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    Ed Welburn defends GM design from HuffPo attack
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    So what do you do if you happen to be Global Vice President of General Motors Design and a blogger calls your company out for lacking a modern sense of design? Well, if your name happens to be Ed Welburn, you respond with an open letter of your own. After Huffington Post writer Gerald Sindell ...

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    VIDEO: Welburn teases NAIAS-bound production Chevy Beat on Today Show
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    This morning's Today Show on NBC featured General Motors' design chief Ed Welburn talking with host Matt Lauer live from General Motors' Warren Tech Center. Welburn previewing the Detroit Auto Show's coming attractions, including the new Buick LaCrosse and the Chevrolet Camaro. Most newsworthy, ...

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    VIDEO: Ed Welburn says Camaro interior to be better than concept's
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    Click above for more high-spy shots of the production 2009 Chevy CamaroDuring an interview at the recent Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, GM VP of Global Design Ed Welburn claims the the production 2009 Chevy Camaro will feature an interior that's even better than the one featured in the Camaro ...

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    Detroit 2008: Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept proves 2 doors is better than 4
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    UPDATE: Click here to watch video of live reveal! click above for more high-res live shots of the Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Cadillac_reveals_CTS_COUPE_PICS'; The grand finale of GM's Cadillac press conference was the moment everyone had been waiting for. After ...

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    Ed Welburn is giving out hugs, if you're a Camaro
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    Last week, we told you about Bob Lutz's Fastlane Blog post in which he stated that the production Camaro is as awesome as the concept. If you clicked through to read it in its entirety, you'll recall that one of the Aussie anecdotes that Maximum Bob recounted involved GM Design honcho Ed Welburn ...

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