Bob Lutz

Type: Person
Name: Bob Lutz
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Be Mario Andretti For A Day (But Good God, Don't Crash!)

Want to discover your own speed limit? The Mario Andretti Racing Experienc[1]e lets you turn laps at over 160 mph with, get this, just a day of training. I know – I visited Charlotte Motor Speedway recently for my own high-speed spin (pun intended). The ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

BMW History: the First 6 Series, the E24 [Video]

⌖A- A+With a few records set back in the 80s still standing, the 6 Series is today a whole different breed compared to the original car. That’s probably why BMW took the time to put together a short clip about it, inviting one of the people that was ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

CEO Bob Lutz Puts You In The Drivers Seat -- At Over 150 MPH

The Mario Andretti Racing Experience and NASCAR Racing Experience schools cater not to pros but fans that want the rush of speed. In August Bob Lutz, founder and CEO, will celebrate his millionth customer, making him a millionaire a few times over. I ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spied Preparing for Nurburgring Attack

⌖A- A+Chrysler may have stolen the muscle car show these days with its Challenger Hellcat and spied Charger Hellcat, but we mustn’t forget GM is working on some new firepower of its own. We’re referring to the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, which has now landed ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Insider Intelligence: Basic Instincts

Trusted advisors are those highly capable individuals we call on for guidance and counsel. We seek them out to assist us in making informed decisions; as service providers we endeavor to be regarded as a trusted advisor as we advocate for our customers. ... [Published Security Design & Technology - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mildred E. Roethemeier

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — , age 88, of Hendersonville, Tennessee formerly of Haubstadt, passed away July 7, 2014 at TriStar Hendersonville Hospital in Hendersonville. She was born in Haubstadt May 5, 1926 to Orlando and Olga (Dewig) Lutz, who preceded her ... [Published Daily Republican Register - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Laid-Back Charlotte, NC - at 170 MPH in an Indy car!

Author on the front straight of Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Photo by Robert Anderson, courtesy of Jim Clash)Charlotte is known by most tourists for its laid-back, southern charm. But to auto racing fans it's the capital of NASCAR, with its famous "Hall ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Monte LL takes District 9/10 title, remains undefeated

The Montesano 9/10 year old Little League All Star team remain undefeated winning the District tournament in the championship game Thursday night against Centralia 7-6. The combined pitching of Isaiah and Isaac Pierce along with Christian Prall and Malachi ... [Published KXRO News - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Guy Picks Up Random Girls in a Lamborghini without Talking [Video]

⌖A- A+As Bob Lutz used to say, cars are outer expressions of our secret persona. A guy who's shy and has trouble talking to hot women might get a Corvette with tinted windows. Or even better, he could hit the big times and buy an Italian exotic.This ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Procurement: Engineers Apply Here

The US automotive industry is apparently suffering from a shortage of engineers. That’s the conclusion of recent research by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), whose members represent more than 70% of North American automotive supplier ... [Published Procurement Leaders - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bob Lutz to Speak on Electric Vehicles at the Alternative Clean Transportation Conference

OREM, UT--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Bob Lutz, father of the Chevy Volt and former Vice-Chairman of General Motors, will speak at the opening general session of the Alternative Clean Transportation Conference (ACT Expo) at the Long Beach Convention ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 01 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 2 reports

Former GM Exec Lutz to Run Electric Car Firm VIA

The former vice-chairman of General Motors, Bob Lutz, has been named chairman of the board of directors of VIA Motors, a privately held maker of electric vehicles based in Orem, Utah. ... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Feb 18 2014]

Quotes

...it or not, the Mario Andretti Racing Experience gets folks turning laps like this in a day or two, providing he or she has the skill and guts. "it's not for the faint of heart" says Robert Lutz, 44, who founded the school in 1999 and who is still CEO
...The conclusion seems to confirm the opinion of legendary former General Motors executive Bob Lutz, who said not too many years ago that " there are just too few engineers and too many mbas."
Lutz thinks that Via's business plan of building extended range plug-ins is a smart way to go. "if we are going to see main stream adoption of electric vehicles, the technology must deliver a good return on investment to the largest segment of the auto business, namely trucks, vans and suvs" Lutz said in a prepared statement, which you can read below...

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Be Mario Andretti For A Day (But Good God, Don'... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
Be Mario Andretti For A Day (But Good God, Don'... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 22 2014]
BMW History: the First 6 Series, the E24 [Video] [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 22 2014]
CEO Bob Lutz Puts You In The Drivers Seat -- At... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
CEO Bob Lutz Puts You In The Drivers Seat - At ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 21 2014]
CEO Bob Lutz Puts You In The Drivers Seat - At ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
Broadway legend and Detroit native Elaine Strit... [Published Detroit News - Jul 17 2014]
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spied Preparing for Nurburg... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 14 2014]
Insider Intelligence: Basic Instincts [Published Security Design & Technology - Jul 10 2014]
Why The Dodge Viper Is Not Selling Well [Published Chicago Now - Jul 10 2014]
Mildred E. Roethemeier [Published Daily Republican Register - Jul 09 2014]
Auto-Autonomy: Cars Are Racing Toward Disruption [Published Recode - Jul 08 2014]
Laid-Back Charlotte, NC - at 170 MPH in an Indy... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Monte LL takes District 9/10 title, remains und... [Published KXRO News - Jul 05 2014]
Plug-in Pickup: the Chevy Watt Daydream [Published Gas 2 - Jun 29 2014]
1985-1989 Merkur XR4TI Buyer's Guide [Published Motor Trend - Jun 26 2014]
Guy Picks Up Random Girls in a Lamborghini with... [Published Auto Evolution - Jun 23 2014]
Procurement: Engineers Apply Here [Published Procurement Leaders - Jun 23 2014]
Lotus settles with ex-CEO Dany Bahar, avoids Lo... [Published Autoblog - May 25 2014]
Official: Destino's VL Automotive merges with G... [Published Autoblog Green - May 07 2014]
Bob Lutz to Speak on Electric Vehicles at the A... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 01 2014]
ADCs: Where is There Room for Improvement? [Published Future of BioPharma - Apr 29 2014]
BMW Charges Up the eDrive X5 Plug-In Hybrid Ahe... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Daimler names Bernd Pischetsrieder to superviso... [Published Autoblog - Apr 14 2014]
PUTTING THE 'NEW' IN NEWTOWN: Green Parrot to c... [Published Yardley News - Apr 07 2014]
Here’s Who Is Really to Blame for the Epic GM S... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 02 2014]
PSA Peugeot Citroën names former Airbus chief L... [Published Autoblog - Mar 21 2014]
Official: Bob Lutz named chairman at Via Motors [Published Autoblog Green - Feb 20 2014]
Report: Wanxiang wants to restart Fisker Karma ... [Published Autoblog Green - Feb 19 2014]
Exclusive: A conversation with GM's Mark Reuss ... [Published Autoblog Green - Feb 19 2014]
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Lotus settles with ex-CEO Dany Bahar, avoids Lo... [Published Autoblog - May 25 2014]
Filed under: Government/Legal , Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Lotus , UK Five years after it began, it appears the Dany Bahar tenure at Lotus is finally over. After former Lotus owner Proton brought in the ex- Ferrari and Red Bull marketing ...
Official: Destino's VL Automotive merges with G... [Published Autoblog Green - May 07 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Fisker Here's a twist to the Fisker / Destino /MyCar stories we didn't see coming. WM Greentech (WMGTA), the company behind the struggling -but- not-dead-yet MyCar, has merged with VL Automotive, the company that plans ...
Bob Lutz to Speak on Electric Vehicles at the A... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 01 2014]
OREM, UT--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Bob Lutz, father of the Chevy Volt and former Vice-Chairman of General Motors, will speak at the opening general session of the Alternative Clean Transportation Conference (ACT Expo) at the Long Beach Convention ...
ADCs: Where is There Room for Improvement? [Published Future of BioPharma - Apr 29 2014]
There’s been an explosion of interest in antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) over the last few years.  Those in the field now find themselves asking “Why shouldn’t we work with ADCs?” rather than “Why should we?”.   Bob Lutz, VP of Translational Research ...
BMW Charges Up the eDrive X5 Plug-In Hybrid Ahe... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Large SUVs — this is where plug-in hybrid technology shows promise. As we discussed not too long ago in regards to the Bentley Mulsanne plug-in hybrid concept, it’s large vehicles that stand to benefit the most from the hybrid powertrain, not ...
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