Bob Lutz joins Transonic Combustion board of directors

Bob Lutz with the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Transonic Combustion, Inc., a fuel-injection systems startup, announced today that Bob Lutz has joined the company’s board of directors.

“Lutz brings to Transonic’s leadership team a legendary career in the global automotive industry, including senior leadership positions at four of the world’s leading automakers,” Transonic said in a statement.

“For the foreseeable future, the internal combustion engine will remain the dominant propulsion system for automobiles,” Lutz said, “and there is still a lot of room to improve its efficiency. Customers and manufacturers want better fuel economy, lower emissions and a great vehicle experience all at an attractive price. Transonic’s new supercritical fuel injection technology can greatly improve engine efficiency and potentially become the new industry standard.”

Lutz recently retired from his nine year position as vice chairman of General Motors. His resume also holds respectable titles including CEO of Exide Corp, a 12 year position with Chrysler where he was vice chairman, president, chief operation officer and executive vice president, 12 years with FoMoCo, and three years with BMW.

Guess Lutz has no interest in retiring and resting… ever.

– By: Omar Rana