|Bob Dorn |
Kettering University, '60
When production difficulties with the Allante Sports Coupe threatened Cadillac's hard fought return to a position of prestige parity such as that existing when it won the coveted Dewar Trophy in 1903, Dorn worked closely with a select team to "fix it".
The ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) organization conferred upon Dorn its highest award for "The Cadillac Quality Management Story", a paper written in the field of Management, economics or business...
A more expansive story on the life of a person who was inarguably one of GM's finest engineers with an atypical vision for returning Cadillac to greatness, will follow later this week.
|David E. Davis |
Rest well Bob and Dave, the automotive industry is in your debt...
Myron D. Stokes
|Full page ad for 1987 Cadillac Allante; body by Pininfarina and flown from Italty via Lufthansa and Alitalia 747s for mating to engine, drive train and suspension at Hamtramck, Michigan, GM production plant Image: Cadillac Motor Car Division|