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Looks like he got 1 right out of that list...
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I think Ed worked for Tom Peters, who was head of the C7 Design Team.......Tom was the designer of the Pontiac Aztec
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Class act.....big shoes to fill.
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Met him once while in Detroit. One of the nicest guys I ever met. His automotive knowledge and passion was unbelievable. His designs??? Impeccable. Truly hope GM's replacement will carry his crown as great
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What a true gentleman!! Meet him at the Corvette weekend at the Simeone Museum last fall. Funny though he didn't know about and could not remember signing off on the 2015 Atlantic Edition? I guess Harland forgot to get he's OK! So he signed off on mine.
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looking up some youtube stuff i came across this interview. it was very interesting. this kid did a decent job.

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Nice guy. Very accomodating in talking with enthusiasts. Enjoyed discussing various aspects of the C7 with Ed at Amelia Island Concours and at the Simeone Museum in Philly.
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I've often wondered about just what his role in developing the C7 was. I know he was GM Design Chief but how did he actually influence the creation of the C7?
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Originally Posted by mpuzach View Post
I've often wondered about just what his role in developing the C7 was. I know he was GM Design Chief but how did he actually influence the creation of the C7?
He did, like every Program under his watch. Tom Peters get's credit for the Design, but Ed approves every highlight, line and surface that went into it.
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I'm very fortunate to call Ed a friend. He is one cool car guy!!
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This convertible truck was a bit earlier than the SSR:

"In 1989, the unusual Dodge Dakota convertible was rolled out. The first American convertible pickup since the Ford Model A, it featured a fixed roll bar and a simple manual top. Roughly 2,482 were sold that first year."
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Originally Posted by ersatz928 View Post
I think Ed worked for Tom Peters, who was head of the C7 Design Team.......Tom was the designer of the Pontiac Aztec
wow,the aztec,Pontiacs ugliest vehicle ever.
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Originally Posted by ersatz928 View Post
i think ed worked for tom peters, who was head of the c7 design team.......tom was the designer of the pontiac aztec
my eyes!!!! My eyes!!!!.................
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