Tag: Harley Earl

Harley Earl: Designer Extraordinaire
5 Aug 2015

Harley Earl: Designer Extraordinaire

A 8 minute documentary on Harley Earl, legendary car designer and one of the fathers of the modern automotive design and styling process.
85 Years of GM Design: the timeline
18 Jun 2012

85 Years of GM Design: the timeline

This month GM Design celebrates its 85th birthday. We report the official timeline of the first ever automotive design department, founded in June 1927.
Harley Earl’s Scrapbooks
14 Mar 2011

Harley Earl’s Scrapbooks

Special Interest Autos, May-June 1976 This very intriguing and well written article concerns three binders of illustrations, with three interesting theories of how they came about. Designer renderings from this era seem to be in short supply,...
7 Feb 2005

Just Who Was Harley Earl?

Mr. Mieczkowski is an associate professor and chair of the History Department at Dowling College on Long Island. “My name’s Harley Earl.” So says the nattily dressed man appearing in the new television advertisements for Buick...
GM resurrects legendary Harley Earl to sell Buicks
7 Feb 2005

GM resurrects legendary Harley Earl to sell Buicks

Harley Earl stands in the GM desert proving ground in the early 1950s with three Firebird concept cars. The series has the auto industry’s first design chief returning to take stock in today’s models, such as the Buick Rendezvous, and...

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