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Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & General Manager

Position Title: Vice President & General Manager Reports to: President & CEO Direct reports: Manager of Operations, Orchestra Personnel Manager, Stage Manager, Principal Librarian, and Ballet Coordinator Position Summary The Vice President & General Manager (GM) is a member of the senior leadership team and has overall responsibility for the management of orchestra operations including creation of an annual orchestra handbook, concert production, budgeting for orchestra costs, tour...
Tags: Art, Florida, Jobs, Gm, Jacksonville, Operations, Board, Iatse, Times Union Center, Northeast Florida, Jacksonville Symphony, Courtney Lewis, Microsoft Office Suite, Jean Yves Thibaudet, Diversity Equity, Orchestra Committee


2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here

Today the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq made its production debut. If this is the highlight of a century of innovation, what’s Cadillac been doing the rest of the time? Cadillac’s luxury electric SUV is starting a new era ahead of schedule. You can place your order in September for a 2022 first-half delivery. “The 2023 Cadillac […] The post 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Technology, Marketing, Global, Sales, Green, Production, Luxury, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Emerging Markets, Autos, Crossovers, Autonomous Vehicles, Export


January linkfest

The new words are here! The new words are here! Merriam-Webster has added 520 of them to its online word hoard, including coronavirus words (long hauler), identity words (BIPOC, folx), and working words (coworking, makerspace, gig worker). * Speaking of dictionaries, lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower has compiled a new historical dictionary of science-fiction, and it’s out of this world. Read about it in Wired (Adam Rogers calls Sheidlower “a lexicographical mad scientist”) and in the New York...
Tags: Elon Musk, Design, General Motors, History, New York Times, Linguistics, Gm, Perfume, Food And Drink, Words, British, Pixar, Burger King, Merriam Webster, Dali, Coco Chanel


Manchester Arts Groups Team Up To Help Artists

GM Artist Hub includes 10 regional arts groups who have banded together to explore opportunities for the area’s mostly-freelance artists and workers. – The Stage
Tags: Art, Gm, Issues, 04.09.20, Manchester Arts Groups Team


Interview: GMC’s Michael Stapleton on All-New 2021 Yukon’s Interior

The brand's Director of Design for Interiors explains the vehicle's overhaul While GMC’s Denali line (which originally appeared as a trim level for the full-size Yukon SUV) has taken on a life of its own over the past  20 years and now enjoys status as a successful luxury sub-brand, the knock against them is that they haven’t quite delivered a premium-level interior. With that in …
Tags: Design, Interview, Interviews, Cars, Automotive, Gm, Interiors, Trucks, SUVs, Interior Design, Yukon, Gmc, Denali, Michael Stapleton, 2021 Yukon


See Cars Floating Inside That Ship That Sank (And the Technique They'll Use to "Recover" Them)

Last year a car-carrying ship called Golden Ray capsized off the coast of Georgia, in the St. Simons Sound. All 24 crew members managed to escape, but the cars inside (a mixture of Kias and GM vehicles) did not. Yahoo News says there are nearly 4,000 vehicles on board. The St. Simons Sound's Incident Reponse Unified Command managed to get a LIDAR rig (I'm guessing via submersible drone, but they haven't specified) into the hold of the ship. Using the laser, they were able to create 3D images...
Tags: Design, Cars, Georgia, Gm, Bill, Volvo, Jones, Springfield, Yahoo News, Smit International, Golden Ray, St Simons Sound s Incident Reponse Unified Command


Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors

GM built the Firebird III in 1958 and debuted it at Motorama in 1959. It is another extravagant concept with a fiberglass body and no fewer than seven short wings and tail fins (which were tested extensively in a wind tunnel). h/t: vintag.es The car is a two-seater powered by a 225 hp (168 kW) Whirlfire GT-305 gas turbine engine, with a two-cylinder 10 hp (7.5 kW) gasoline engine to run all the... Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Cars, General Motors, Gm, Retro, Concept, 1960s, Motorama, Firebird


Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

The Pontiac Club de Mer was a purpose-built, experimental car that was built by Pontiac for the General Motors Motorama in 1956 to celebrate General Motors’ commitment to futuristic design. The brainchild of GM engineer-designer, Harley Earl (Paul Gillian was also involved being the Pontiac Studio head at the time), the “de Mer” was a two-door sport Roadster that incorporated innovative... Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Cars, General Motors, Gm, Retro, Concepts, 1950s, Pontiac, Pontiac Club de Mer, General Motors Motorama, Harley Earl Paul Gillian, Pontiac Studio


2021 Chevrolet Equinox: Taking After Big Brother

Maybe Corey’s grandmother should have waited. As the Chicago Auto Show kicks off in the Windy City, General Motors unveiled a mid-cycle refresh of one of the most popular compact crossovers on the market. For 2021, Chevrolet’s Equinox cosies up a little closer to its big brother, the Blazer, adopting a meaner-looking face and offering, […] The post 2021 Chevrolet Equinox: Taking After Big Brother appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, New Cars, Chicago Auto Show, Equinox, Corey, Chevrolet Equinox, News Blog, Product Planning, 2021 Chevrolet Equinox, Windy City General Motors, Chevrolet s Equinox


General Manager – Theatre for a New Audience

THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE (TFANA) in Brooklyn, NY invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next General Manager. The General Manager is a trusted confidant and peer, a top executive who oversees all producing duties within TFANA’s season of plays and humanities activities at TFANA’s permanent home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (PSC), in the Brooklyn Cultural District. OPPORTUNITY Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) seeks a savvy and experienced theatre profes...
Tags: Art, Usa, New York, London, Jobs, New York City, Brooklyn, United States, Broadway, Gm, Manhattan, Houston, Lincoln Center, Shakespeare, Jonathan West, Stratford


Meet The Davis Divan: The Outrageous Three-Wheeled Sedan That Almost Made It

The history of auto design is filled with failed ideas and strange prototypes that never made it to the production line. In the wake of World War II especially, the industry kicked into high gear. Released from building tanks and munitions, large automakers like GM turned their focus back to giving consumers what they supposedly wanted most. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs like salesman Glenn Davis took... Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Cars, Gm, Retro, Glenn Davis


Close-up: 2021 Cadillac Escalade Teased, Short Film to Come

This may come as less than exciting news, given that we’ve already seen properly leaked 2021 Cadillac Escalade images already. “Properly” meaning someone sneaked their phone out and fired off a couple of bad pics in a secure area. That said, the next-generation Escalade has shown its face in an official image ahead of next […] The post Close-up: 2021 Cadillac Escalade Teased, Short Film to Come appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Marketing, General Motors, Gm, Autos, SUVs, Cadillac, Holywood, Cadillac Escalade, Escalade, News Blog, Product Planning, 2021 Cadillac Escalade


Inside Cruise’s Fully Autonomous Vehicle

With similar measurements as most SUVs, a new vehicle by Cruise (a subsidiary of GM) requires passengers to forfeit all control of the car. Without a steering wheel or pedals, the interior design references subway cars, rather than buses or vans. Officially named Origin, the first model is most obviously different from competitors’ autonomous rides in the absence of the option to take control should …
Tags: Design, Cars, Tech, Cruise, Vehicles, Autonomy, Gm, Autonomous Vehicles, Ai, Origin, Self-driving, Driverless, Linkaboutit


Reasons Behind Cadillac Emblem ‘Controversy’ Finally Explained

Cadillac’s recent decision to move its corporate emblem to the top of the grille was, apparently, a very controversial move. While older models carried the badge dead center, current models have allowed the symbol to creep nearer to the hood latch. We failed to notice any riots in the streets over the change, but Cadillac Society […] The post Reasons Behind Cadillac Emblem ‘Controversy’ Finally Explained appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, Editorials, Gm, Autos, Cadillac, News Blog, Automotive Design, Design Trends, Automotive Trends, Emblems, Automotive Style, Badging, Cadillac Society


Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit

Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit abduzeedoNov 12, 2019 Here I am talking book recommendations after a long hiatus, not that I haven’t read any but simply none I felt worth sharing my thoughts here on Abduzeedo. A couple of weeks ago a co-worker recommended a book about the car industry in the US, pretty much the beginning of it, the book title is Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of D...
Tags: Design, Steve Jobs, US, America, San Francisco, General Motors, Gm, Silicon Valley, Michigan, Detroit, Tom Ford, Harley, Hollywood California, Great Plains, Harley Earl, William Knoedelseder


The Strange Ways That They Used to Transport Cars by Train

Here's a next-to-last-mile problem. Back in the day, after all of the considerable design, engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing work that goes into producing a new car was completed, automakers faced a logistical problem: How to get the product from their centralized factories to the consumers scattered across the country. In the early days of the automobile, when buyers were few, it was a viable option to stick two autos in a train boxcar and ship them off.But as demand began to g...
Tags: Transportation, Design, America, Gm, Chevrolet, Vega


Concepts From Future Past: Cool Pics Of The 1951 Buick LeSabre Concept Car

The LeSabre was the brainchild of GM Design Chief Harley Earl. The design reflected his attempt to merge the modern jet aircraft into the style of the automobile. Jets symbolized the very latest design and engineering and Earl’s ideas transcended into the LeSabre concept. h/t: vintag.es The LeSabre was built to be roadworthy so that following its tour on the auto show circuit... Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Cars, Gm, Retro, Concepts, 1950s, Buick, Earl, LeSabre


The Story Behind the Lexus Yacht: Why Lexus is Now Designing and Selling the LY 650

Buckle up, folks, strange story ahead. I'm at the Palm Beach International Raceway, whipping around the track in this thing:That's Lexus' LC 500, a performance coupe with a 5-liter V8 engine that cranks out 471 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. I can get it up to about 115 miles per hour before I have to slow down to avoid colliding with the car in front of me. This low-slung, street-legal racecar handles like a dream, and the throaty growl of the engine is absolutely thrilling.Me and 19 ...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Hollywood, Design, France, Germany, Massachusetts, New York City, Cars, America, Marine, Lexus, Gm, Chrysler, Miami, Toyota


Car designers can predict your future desires. This is how they do it

Automakers employ small armies of designers, and they’re relentless about asking consumers what they want. So, how do you get from the voice of the customer to the designer’s pen, and why does it go wrong so often? The post Car designers can predict your future desires. This is how they do it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Design, Cars, Trends, Gm, Automobile, Buick


A Test Drive, and the Design Story Behind Range Rover's Most Unusual Vehicle

SoHo is one of New York City's most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods--and paradoxically, the best place in Manhattan to see every car design on Earth. On Lafayette, bland rideshare Toyotas share lanes with Teslas. On West Broadway's restaurant row, delivery trucks are wedged in with Lamborghinis, Ferraris, the odd Bugatti. The streets in between are the parking lot of the upper middle class, awash with everything else--primarily crossover SUVs of German and Japanese heritage, so numerous and si...
Tags: Europe, UK, Design, China, New York City, Cars, Ford, Athens, Gm, Manhattan, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Lafayette, Land Rover, Audi, Joe


Report: Another Buick Crossover on the Way

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for. As Americans patiently anticipate the arrival of the next-generation Encore and mourn (in small numbers) the passing of the LaCrosse, Buick designers are busy sculpting the next addition to the brand’s lineup. Go figure, it’s a crossover. Not only that, but in keeping with the design philosophy espoused […] The post Report: Another Buick Crossover on the Way appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, Buick, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Buick Enspire, LaCrosse Buick


Problem Solved? 2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS Dons New Face, Placating an Outraged Public

It was something we bitched and moaned about to no end in these digital pages. While most iterations of the refreshed 2019 Chevrolet Camaro looked, well, fresh, the popular SS model clearly fell on its face sometime before leaving the factory. By blacking out the grille’s thick horizontal crossbar and migrating the bowtie emblem from […] The post Problem Solved? 2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS Dons New Face, Placating an Outraged Public appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Camaro, Chevrolet Camaro, News Blog, Styling, 2020 Chevrolet Camaro, Emergency Refresh


A Look at Six Car Design Specialties, Part 1: The Stylist

"Just imagine being able to take a thousand different bits of metal; and if you fit them all together in a certain way, and then if you feed them a little oil and petrol; and if you press a little switch; suddenly those bits of metal will all come to life. And they will purr and hum and roar. They will make the wheels of a motor-car go whizzing round at fantastic speeds…."That quote is from Roald Dahl's book Danny, the Champion of the World, where the young car-nut protagonist recounts his fathe...
Tags: Design, Roald Dahl, Cars, Los Angeles, Arizona, Gm, Pasadena, Acura, Danny, Acura Design Studio, ArtCenter College of Design, Randall Smock


Behind the Scenes at the Acura Design Studio

This is a story about how Acura lost their way, then refocused on design to successfully reinvigorate the brand. If you're a designer, a car fan or simply someone who follows the sector, we think you'll enjoy and/or learn from this look at what's been going on, behind the scenes, over at the Acura Design Studio. Roughly four years ago the company started making some major changes and now, with the recent release of the new RDX, have had their renewed focus on design validated by some startling s...
Tags: Japan, New York, Design, California, Cars, America, Los Angeles, General Motors, Canada, Lexus, Gm, Kelley Blue Book, Tokyo, Ohio, Bmw, Mclaren


Women Who Pioneered Automotive Interior Design

A progressive hiring spree (at least, for the 1950s) by GM actively sought out women to design the interiors for all of the brands under their umbrella. The women, who held degrees from some of the country’s top design schools and worked internationally prior to being hired, faced sexism but their work pushed forward design as well as women’s positions in the workplace. The team …
Tags: Gender, Design, History, Equality, Gm, Interiors, Linkaboutit, Automotive Design


China's $9,000 Electric Pickup Truck is Coming to the U.S.

Pickup trucks are big business in the U.S. Never mind annual statistics, which can be mind-numbing; consider that 6,500 brand-new pickup trucks are sold in America every day. The math shows that Ford sells a pickup truck about every 30 seconds, while GM and Dodge each average roughly one pickup truck sale per minute. (Toyota and Nissan lag behind but are still significant players, together moving about 500 trucks per day.)Is there room for another competitor in this space? China-based Kaiyun ...
Tags: Design, China, Cars, America, Ford, Gm, Dodge, Honda, Nissan, Detroit, Wang, Wang Chao, Pickman, Electric Pickup Truck, U S Never, Kaiyun Motors


Artists Rep seeks Company Manager

Artists Repertory Theatre is looking for an administrative generalist who has abilities and interest in all aspects of the management of a theatre. POSITION SUMMARYArtists Repertory Theatre is looking for an administrative generalist who has abilities and interest in all aspects of the management of a theatre. The GM Assistant plays a vital role in program support and execution. This individual will support Artists Rep’s finance operations, company management, and casting.  Essenti...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Ap, Portland, Gm, Intuit, League of Resident Theatres LORT, Equity USAA SDC


With Profits at $17,000 Per Truck, Pickup Market Competition Heats Up (While Sedans Die)

Ford F-150 At least for the Big Three automakers, sedans are a dying form factor. Last year it was announced that all three companies were largely abandoning them to focus on pickup trucks, which generate much more profit per unit. But just how much profit? Chevy Silverado Clickbait aside, the answer may surprise you. Dodge Ram In 2013 Automotive News guesstimated that Ford made a profit of roughly $13,000 per pickup. Autoblog had the figure a bit lower, quoting an estimate from industry a...
Tags: Design, Colorado, Cars, General Motors, United States, Ford, Fca, Gm, Toyota, Chevy, Dodge, Honda, Detroit, Reuters, Ford GM, Dave Sullivan


2018 Most Interesting Car Design Features and Add-Ons, Part 2: Corporate-Backed

Most sensible corporations understand that if designers aren't allowed to have a little fun once in a while, they'll become unhappy and unproductive. Here are the most interesting automotive innovations we saw this year from in-house design teams.GMC's design team came up with this six-function MultiPro Tailgate for pickup trucks. Toyota came up with a full-size pizza delivery pickup truck that makes the pies in transit. Volkswagen's designers got to splash out with their California Camper...
Tags: Europe, Design, California, Cars, Vw, Gm, Jaguar, Toyota, Lincoln, Volkswagen, Continental, Gmc, Camper Van, Bollinger Motors


2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD High Country: Okay, Now We’re Getting Somewhere

Unless you took the past couple of days off to ruminate about our collective existence in a Scandinavian steam hut, you probably noticed there’s a new heavy duty General Motors pickup on the way. We’ve thus far seen only the Silverado LT with the butch Z71 package. “Polarizing” best describes the vehicle’s looks, but Z71s […] The post 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD High Country: Okay, Now We’re Getting Somewhere appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, News Blog, Product Planning, Silverado LT, Heavy-duty Trucks, 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD



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