Top GM exec Bob Lutz has been un-retired and is back at General Motors as vice-chairman in charge of marketing, advertising, promotion and will have a heavy hand in styling and design. Does this make any sense at all?
Surely there is nothing new about double standards in business and finance, especially in the current crisis. In fact, there may even be a rising double standard for what constitutes a double standard.
Goodness is important in many forms. An automaker should care about its customers, and design cars for us that are good in many ways -- safe, reliable, inexpensive to operate, and well designed to meet our needs.