GM’s Bob Lutz to retire in May

Longtime auto executive Bob Lutz is going to hang’em up on May 1st. Of course Mr. Lutz 78 had a great line to describe how he feels at this time.

There is something that gets old about getting up at 4:30 in the morning,” Lutz said today in Switzerland after the Geneva auto show. “At some point you have to do something new.”

From AutoNews.com:

DETROIT — Bob Lutz, the General Motors Co. product development leader who postponed retirement last year to help steer the automaker out of bankruptcy, plans to call it quits May 1.

Lutz, 78, has been a vice chairman and senior adviser to CEO Ed Whitacre since December, after a plan for Lutz to lead GM’s revival through marketing unraveled within six months.

‚ÄúThere is something that gets old about getting up at 4:30 in the morning,” Lutz said today in Switzerland after the Geneva auto show. “At some point you have to do something new.”

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