Edward T. Welburn Jr.


Buick's showstopper spans 2 hemispheres

11:00 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2015

How does a concept car go from drawing board to show stand? Most start with a couple-hundred-word design brief, explaining what executives are looking for, how it fits the brand, the size, the concept, the platform …The brief for the stunning Buick Avenir was considerably briefer, just nine words long: “Find a vision for the ultimate expression of Buick.”...
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Welburn inspires GM's evolving style

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Ed Welburn is approaching a milestone: March marks his 10th year as General Motors' first global design chief....
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GM hustles to make the Malibu competitive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Car executives typically don't talk about future models more than a year before they hit showrooms for fear of dampening enthusiasm for the current one. But in the case of the Chevrolet Malibu, there's not much enthusiasm to dampen....
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Cadillac styling won't take sharp turn with flagship CT6

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Cadillac's forthcoming CT6 sedan is supposed to be trailblazing for the brand. But don't expect a radical new design direction....
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Chevy's next-gen cars will get Corvette styling cues

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014

Subtle design elements of the Corvette will be recognizable in many of Chevrolet's upcoming cars....
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General Motors CEO Mary Barra comments on lessons from mom; girls who shy away from math; slicing a 10-page policy down to two words; tapping millennials to erase stupid habits; taking regular trips to Silicon...
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