2013 Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

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Former Chrysler and GM executive Bob Lutz and former Formula One driver Jackie Steward were nominated among this year’s Automotive Hall of Fame inductees.
Known for his career with several automakers, including General Motors, Chrysler, Opel, BMW and Ford, the 81-year-old business man is also the founder and head of Lutz Communication. Jackie Stewart is being rewarded for his Formula One and Can Am career, which spanned from 1965 through 1973.

Three more people were listed as 2013 Automotive Hall of Fame inductees, including Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin, who founded Aston Martin 100 years ago, and David E. Cole, the founder of the Center for Automotive Research and former director of the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation.

Bo Andersson, Neil De Koker and James McElya are to receive the Distinguished Service Citation Award, while Lapo E. Elkan will be awarded with the Young Leader and Excellence accolade. In addition, Harley J. Earl will receive the special “Re-Induction” Recognition.

For more info on the 2013 Induction & Awards Ceremony, head over to the Automotive Hall of Fame website.
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