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Pontiac (Ottawa leader)


Pontiac, or Obwandiyag (c. 1720 – April 20, 1769), was an Odawa war chief who became noted for his role in Pontiac's War (1763–1766), an American Indian struggle against British mili...

How Car Companies Got Their Names - Autoblog


Jun 25, 2009 ... Buick, Chevrolet and Ford Aren't Just Names of Cars .... Buggy Co., a horseless carriage manufacturer named after a renowned Indian chief.

New/Old Ways to Offend Indians: When Cars Assume Ethnic Identities


Jun 21, 2013 ... "For decades, American Indian tribal names have helped to propel ... New/Old Ways to Offend Indians: When Cars Assume Ethnic Identities ... chief of the Ottawas and accepted leader of the Algonquin family of tribes, stands pre- eminent. ... much like the Chevrolet named after a celebrated race car driver it's ...

GM Design Chief Ed Welburn To Retire July 1 - GM Media Site


Apr 7, 2016 ... Michael Simcoe named new vice president, GM Global Design ... development of every GM concept and production car, truck and crossover globally. ... GM's production and advanced studios in Korea, Australia and India.

GM names new Europe production chief - Automotive News Europe


Feb 16, 2016 ... FRANKFURT -- General Motors named its Asian manufacturing boss, Phil ... support of Opel/Vauxhall's "most aggressive" vehicle offensive in its history ... in countries such as India and China to meet rising demand from Asia.

So Long, Pontiac | HistoryNet


Jul 29, 2009 ... Launched in the 1920s, Pontiac was an immediate success for GM, but the ... of the last century, named after an 18th-century chief of the Ottawa Indians. ... This is the Pontiac many prefer to remember, the cars built between ...

Native American Images, Names Used in Corporate America Today ...


Apr 8, 2014 ... PHOTO: Pontiac's arrowhead logo replaced the “Indian Head” design in 1958. General Motors. Criticism over the NFL's Washington Redskins' ...

General Motors appoints its first cybersecurity chief | Reuters


Sep 23, 2014 ... India · Politics · Politics Home · Election 2016 · Polling Explorer · Just In: Election 2016 ... The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the ... N) on Tuesday named an engineer to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the No. ... to implement basic guidelines to...

Ed Welburn, GM's legendary design chief, to retire this summer ...


Apr 7, 2016 ... Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, told employees today he will retire ... Australia, Brazil and India – collaborate on the design development of every GM concept and production car, truck and crossover globally. ... He was named chief designer of the Oldsmobile Studio in 1989.

General Motors Design Chief Ed Welburn Retiring After 44 Years ...


Apr 7, 2016 ... Ed Welburn, the man who brought back beauty to General Motors, is retiring after 11 years as the company's chief global designer. ... GM now has 10 design centers in seven countries (Germany, South Korea, China, India, Australia, ... in front of gorgeous concept cars that may never see the light of day.

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When Cars Assume Ethnic Identities - The New York Times


Jun 21, 2013 ... Of course, the visage of the chief was appropriated as a hood ornament. ... Certainly, American Indian names are still in the market: consider Indian motorcycles ... While there is no indication that the General Motors Viking was ...

The Passing of Pontiac - AEI - American Enterprise Institute


May 1, 2009 ... The now-forgotten Oakland had been a GM mainstay—one of the three ... Both Olds and Buick had also introduced companion cars, the Olds Viking ... Named for the famed Ottawa Indian chief and billed as the “Chief of Sixes ...

Corporate Officers | Leadership | GM.com


Mary Barra is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company. ... Randy Mott was named senior vice president and chief information officer, Global ... conduct, vehicle safety and compliance with the law and company policies.