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Bob Lutz pokes fun at Ed Whitacre's GM memoir

Any time Bob Lutz gets hired on for a gig putting pen to paper, we're for it. Case in hilarious point is this book review Lutz has penned for the readers of Forbes, wherein Maximum Bob gives good quote after good quote about Ed Whitacre's American Turnaround. Whitacre's book, you'll remember, focuses on the former Seyth Miersma

Opinion: Bob Lutz Returns Fire On Fox News And Other Right-Wing Chevy Volt Haters

Former GM executive blasts criticsm of electric vehicle

The continued uninformed, childish and unfounded attacks on the Chevrolet Volt have finally riled up staunch conservative and retired automotive guru Bob Lutz, who took a bite out of Bill O'Reilly and the gang of neo-cons dead-set on bashing this range-extended hybrid into oblivion.

Flashback: Bob Lutz says the "batteries always drive" the Volt

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Bob Lutz in presumptive plane crash? [w/video]

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Bob Lutz joins board of Transonic Combustion

We all knew that when Bob Lutz finally stepped away from General Motors he wasn't ging to fade away into the sunset. Just days after his going away party at the Renaissance Center, Transonic Combustion Inc, has added Lutz to its board of directors.

Self-proclaimed "irritant" Bob Lutz honored by GM

Bob Lutz is now officially into the swing of being retired. The former General Motors Vice Chairman has been living the life of leisure since the end of April, but the company he helped steer through Chapter 11 took some time to honor the living automotive legend in a number of receptions held yesterday. Lutz took the occasi

Bob Lutz says farewell, talks GM success

Today is Bob Lutz' last day at General Motors, and as such, the industry's iconic car guy has written out a long farewell to his readers over at the company's Fastlane Blog. In his final post, Lutz says he's confident that the company he helped usher back from life support is on the right path. Why? Because he says that each of the GM brands now has a solid product line up under its b

Autoblog Podcast #175 - Bob Lutz joins in

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Bob Lutz waxes nostalgic as career nears end

General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz is likely counting down the days until the end of this month. Come May 1, 2010, Maximum Bob will retire from his post in Detroit, supposedly for good. The guy has around twelve lifetimes of experience charting the waters of the auto industry, and as such, has a thing or two to say about his time wi

Lutz' last quote? Toyota won't get back "God-like status"

If there's one thing we'll miss when Bob Lutz finally packs up and heads out to pasture, it'll be the guy's role as General Motors' resident quote machine. Take this latest gem, for example. According to BusinessWeek, Lutz has been quoted as saying, "Toyota's God-like status will never be reclaimed." He was speaking to reporters at the Zach Bowman

Bob Lutz retires (again), calls Chevy Volt his "proudest achievement"

When Bob "crock of s*!t" Lutz first announced his retirement from General Motors a little over a year ago, he said he would not be around to see development of the Chevrolet Sebastian Blanco

BREAKING: Lutz to retire from GM... again

It's the end of an era, folks. There are reports this afternoon all over the internet that General Motors' Vice Chairman, "Maximum" Bob Lutz, will officially retire on May 1. Those keeping track will remember that Lutz initially announced his retirement back in February of 2009, but then later chose to remain with GM, heading the marketing a

Report: Lutz says hybrids unlikely to grab more than 10% of US market

General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz spoke to the convention of the National Automobile Dealers Association this past weekend and, as usual, he was good for a few quotes. Of particular interest, he told the gathering that he didn't expect hybrid vehicles to ever comprise more than 10 percent of the U.S. new vehicle market.

CTS-V Challenge driver and M3 owner Michael Cooper gets pat on the back from BMW

Michael Cooper and his Cadillac CTS-V-challenging BMW M3 - click above for high-res image gallery

First Drive: 2011 Buick Regal prototype looks to be a good sport

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Rumormill: Holden-based, RWD 2012 Chevy SS coming after all?

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REPORT: Lutz says next Chevy Impala to stay front-drive, gain hybrid variant

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