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Bob Lutz to chair Pearl Harbor restoration group

Bob Lutz will help the Pacific Aviation Museum raise funds for the restoration of historic sites in Pearl Harbor.

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The Lutz Pathfinder pod is the UK's first driverless car [w/video]

The Lutz Pathfinder is a little electric pod that is among the first autonomous vehicles to be officially tested in public in the UK. It's part of the country's push to support the tech, and the Lutz starts testing in Milton Keynes later this year.

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Bob Lutz says Chevy Volt should've been a truck

Bob Lutz knows a thing or two about the Chevy Volt. He was, after all, GM's vice chairman in charge of product development during the Volt's gestation process, widely credited with ushering it into production. But now he says it should have been a truck, not a sedan.

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Bob Lutz 'splains the real deal on Chevy Volt cost

We're learning again that if you take on the Chevrolet Volt, you also take on Bob Lutz.

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Lutz stumps for Romney despite opposition to auto bailout

Bob Lutz has put Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's numerous past comments about the automotive bailout behind him, according to Automotive News. During a recent episode of "The Kudlow Report" on CNBC, the former auto executive made it clear he now backs Romney for the 2012 presidential election, saying "[Romney] now says he was totally in favor of [the bailout] and suggested it."

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Original Dodge Viper Concept shows up in new Chrysler video

Got 13 minutes to spare? Of course you do – it's a Friday. Then we've got just the way to burn them.

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Bob Lutz wins push-up contest on The Colbert Report

Former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz went bicep-to-bicep with "America's ballsiest pundit," Stephen Colbert, last night – and came out ahead. Ostensibly, Lutz was on Colbert to talk about his new book, Car Guys Vs. Bean Counters, but as one might expect, the discussion veered into Mitt Romney vs. President Obama territory pretty quickly.

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Bob Lutz wins push-up contest on The Colbert Report

Former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz went bicep-to-bicep with "America's ballsiest pundit," Stephen Colbert, last night – and came out ahead. Ostensibly, Lutz was on Colbert to talk about his new book, Car Guys Vs. Bean Counters, but as one might expect, the discussion veered into Mitt Romney vs. President Obama territory pretty quickly.

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Lutz blasts 'right-wing talk show guys' for Volt criticism, predicts record sales in March

Bob Lutz may no longer work for General Motors, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have the Chevrolet Volt's back.

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GM announces Bob Lutz retained as advisor

The man nicknamed "Maximum" isn't completely retired yet.

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Bob Lutz briefly considered Michigan gubernatorial run [w/poll]

The man they call Maximum Bob had visions of becoming Governor Maximum Bob. When the former vice chairman of General Motors saw his tenure with automaker drawing to a close, Bob Lutz considered running for governor of Michigan. It appears this was merely a brief consideration, ahead of the 2010 election.

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Bob Lutz illustrates GM's decline in a Christmas card

Bob Lutz is in The Wall Street Journal this week, and the former Vice Chairman at General Motors discusses what he sees as the reason for the automaker's previous failings. His illustrative example? A company Christmas card. Sounds weird, but Mr. Lutz's example hit home nicely.

Bob Lutz: A CAFE level of 42 mpg is "totally ridiculous"

I recently visited "Maximum Bob" Lutz at his home to interview him for the summer issue of the quarterly Motor Trend Classic and found the 79-year-old energetic and outspoken as ever six months beyond retirement from General Motors. We talked mostly product stories from his long auto career, which began at GM Overseas Operations in 1963 and progressed through ever-higher responsibilities at BMW, Ford and Chrysler, then back to GM ten years ago. But we touched on other interesting topics, too, in

Report: GM trying to re-hire Bob Lutz

General Motors is reportedly looking to re-hire none other than Bob Lutz as a consultant to vehicle development. Lutz, 79, left GM in May of 2010 after leading the company's product development efforts for many years.

Bob Lutz gets Current, joins electric scooter company

Current Motor Company, a Michigan-based electric scooter startup, recently added automotive guru Bob Lutz (so much for retiring) to its leadership team. Lutz, who previously served as General Motors' vice chairman of product development, has been appointed to chair Current Motor's Advisory Council. In addition, Lutz was one of the first to invest in Current Motor's ongoing "Series A" round of financing.

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

Officials search for a downed plane – Click above to watch video after the jump

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