Bob Lutz

Fisker unveils VLF Force 1 V10 supercar after lawsuit against Aston Martin

11:56 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

VLF Automotive today unveiled its Force 1 V10 supercar, a week after it became the subject of a suit between designer Henrik Fisker and Aston Martin....
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Fisker, Lutz partner to retool VL

3:56 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2016

Auto designer Henrik Fisker is joining former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz and entrepreneur Gilbert Villarreal to create a new luxury sports car company....
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Lutz places blame for VW scandal squarely on Piech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Bob Lutz figures he knows what's behind the diesel test-rigging scandal at Volkswagen. He says it's the cutthroat culture at VW created by ex-Chairman Ferdinand Piech....
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An Apple EV? Lutz not biting

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

Apple Inc. had nothing to say about a Wall Street Journal report last week that it plans to have an electric vehicle ready to go by 2019. But Bob Lutz did: "I think this is going to be a gigantic money pit.”...
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Like? Dislike? Barra's blue talk on Facebook page

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

As you probably deduced from all the “expletives deleted” in our recent Sergio Marchionne interview stories, the FCA chief can turn the air day-glo purple. You might not expect that from Mary Barra, but General Motors' CEO did get a bit profane on her new Facebook page -- maybe something she picked up from her days as a plant manager....
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In Bob Lutz's crystal ball, Apple, Google may win

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015

Bob Lutz, 83, has been around longer than most in the auto industry. The former General Motors, BMW, Ford and Chrysler executive knows a lot about change because he's seen so much of it. Lutz offered his vision of personal mobility in the future. He didn't say when it would happen, but he was fairly explicit on what it would look like....
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Car guy Lutz still has the vision for flying high

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015

Bob Lutz, the former General Motors product development chief who turned 83 in February and is getting married this summer, is still involved with sports car startup VL Automotive - and is still flying jet airplanes....
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LE QUEMENT'S LANDMARKS

Sparks flew when French designer and Bob Lutz met - and when they collaborated

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 27, 2015

When it came to matters of taste and vehicle styling Patrick le Quement never could hold his tongue. The French designer, who received a lifetime achievement award this month at the EyesOn Design charity car show here, always carried a full set of strongly held beliefs. And it didn't matter who he was addressing....
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