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Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, told employees today he will retire effective July 1, following a 44-year career with the company. Welburn, 65, has been celebrated inside and outside the industry for his extraordinary achievements. He has led GM Design since 2003, and globally since 2005, the first African American from…

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Chevy introduced the all-new redesigned 2014 Impala to a group of: tastes makers, bloggers and urban media outlets. In a traveling event called “Chevy Urban Style” Ed Welburn, General Motors’ vice president of global design, presented the new Impala like a proud papa, showcasing the sleek and luxurious flagship of the Chevy brand. One of…

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ATLANTA— The annual Trumpet Awards celebrated the beautiful voice of Charlie Wilson, the designing brilliance of General Motors’ vice president of design Ed Welburn, the masterful singing of Chaka Khan and the humanitarian efforts of former NBA star Alonzo Mourning at the televised gala sponsored by Cadillac. At the pre-show “Cadillac Conversations” brunch, held at…

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General Motors’ Don Butler is cognizant that Cadillac and the African American community have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship that predates the Lyndon Johnson administration of the 60s. And it has remained steady through the Clinton Adminstration when the Escalade SUV became a favorite of athletes and hip hop stars and the CTS was…

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