The Future of Transportation

08/09/2017 - 12:00
08/09/2017 - 1:00pm

Bob Lutz is one of the most successful automotive executives of the past 50 years, serving in senior capacities at General Motors, Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp. and BMW.  This Quintessential “car guy”,  known for producing high-performance cars, will give Rotarians his view of a radical future of fully autonomous, shared transportation modules, available with a few clicks on your device.  Shockingly, this will mean the end of “performance” and “brands” and branded car dealerships as we know them.  Bob made Chrysler the world’s most profitable car company, per-vehicle, by producing beautiful, affordable, high-performance cars and trucks.  He finished his career as vice-chairman of General Motors, overseeing product development.  He is now a partner in VLF Automotive, maker of a low-volume supercar.  Swiss-born, Bob Lutz served as a jet-attack aviator in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1965 and attained the rank of captain.

Bob Lutz
Automotive Executive and Former Vice Chairman, General Motors