“We’ve got car nuts in China just like in the States 50 years ago – really superb product guys who are so focused on product excellence they could easily have a future outside China.” –Bob Lutz, General Motors Corp. vice chairman and product development chief in a Ward’s interview earlier this year. SHANGHAI – Bob Lutz may have had James Shyr, director of design at the GM China Group, in mind when he made that observation. James Shyr, alongside a microvan concept. Asked what he ...

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