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    GM's Ed Welburn finally drives Oldsmobile Aerotech record-breaker he designed

    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

    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

    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, there's a possibility that an upcoming ...

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    Ed Welburn defends GM design from HuffPo attack

    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

    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

    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

    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 = ''; 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

    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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    Detroit Auto Show: A conversation with Ed Welburn

    Yesterday, we sat down for a few minutes with Ed Welburn, GM's Vice President, Global Design, to get his thoughts on the current design direction at GM. He's overseeing a wholesale change in the General's approach to vehicular design inside and out, and for the first time in years, people -- ...

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    GM designer sketches "future" Chaparral

    Yesterday we showed you videos of the continuation 2E Chaparrals being built and raced by James Musser and the gang. The Chaparral racecars were so groundbreaking and awe-inspiring that a whole slew of automotive designers and engineers were drawn to the field after laying eyes on them for the ...


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