Corvette Gets Safety Head with New GM Appointment
The fallout over criticism that General Motors failed to address some safety issues has ushered in a new chief that will oversee global safety for Chevrolet and the carmaker’s other brands. Jeff Boyer has been appointed Vice President Global Vehicle Safety, a newly created position, as GM comes under fire for claims it failed to address issues with faulty ignition switches in over a million compact cars.
Photo Credit: Reuters/Rebecca Cook If General Motors, and therefore Corvette, are to thrive, it will likely take more employees like Dan Ammann. Named the chief financial officer of the new GM last year, Ammann has wasted little time making it clear to those underneath him that he’s not one of the old guard. To illustrate
General Motors plans to appeal a decision by a California jury that awarded $3.4 million to a California family. The settlement came as part of a lawsuit against GM over a defective telescoping steering column in a 2005 Corvette belonging to Patti Boekamp. “Two hours after my wife came home and parked the car in
by John Coyle Corvette Forum OK, I’m going to say straight up that I’m not sure what’s happening with this video… I totally enjoyed the recent clip featuring the General’s Dr. Jamie Meyer, so I figured this little piece about the origins of Chevrolet would be pretty interesting. The video shows a kid in Switzerland […] More »
by John CoyleCorvette Forum The Chevrolet-sponsored Woodward Dream Cruise is this weekend, and there’s been some cool stuff coming out of the General’s P.R. Department in preparation. Yesterday, it pointed out that 2011 will see production of the 100 millionth small block V8, and we just stumbled across this cool clip of Dr. Jamie Meyer […] More »