PHILADELPHIA – A group of German designers at last month’s Detroit auto show were seen leaning over an ’08 Cadillac CTS to make detailed tracings of one of its exterior corners. Ed Welburn, GM vice president-global design, chuckles as he relates the incident but also suggests the world’s biggest car company is on its way to becoming the industry design icon. Presiding over a global network of 11 studios, Welburn says GM benefits by exposing its designers to the latest design trends ...
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