101 Yr Old Chevy Engineer Helps Celebrate Chevy Trucks 100th

Paul Hitch retired more than 40 years ago as chief engineer of Chevy Trucks, but he never goes a day without talking about the Detroit automaker where he spent decades building vehicles.  He turned 101 on March 2, naturally remembered that Chevrolet was celebrating its own centennial this year. He mentioned to his son how much he would like to speak with company executives, possibly even the man who currently holds his old position.  WELL...

A few phone calls were made, and Eric Stanczak, the current chief engineer of Chevy Trucks, knocked on the door of Hitch’s home in Savannah, Georgia.  The highlight of the meeting came when Hitch and Stanczak spoke by FaceTime with Mary Barra, the CEO of GM, who called from her office in Detroit.

What I love even more about this story is Paul, at 101, still drives himself around on his own to the doc's office, grocery store, & well, EVERYWHERE!  How inspiring is that?!  

Congrats Paul! 


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