DETROIT -- The world powertrain community lost a vigorous and learned voice in January when Donald L. Miles, until recently General Motors Corp.’s chief engineer for V-6 engines, died at age 53. Miles, who joined GM in 1970, was a tireless proponent of overhead-valve engine designs and became chief engineer for GM’s 90-degree V-6 engines in 1988. In 1993, he also assumed responsibility for GM’s 60-degree V-6 engines and later became well-known to the media as the brains behind the ...

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