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Corvette Chief Engineer – Tadge Juechter to Retire at the End of Summer

Early on Wednesday, General Motors announced that Tadge Juechter, the Corvette's fifth Chief Engineer, will retire at the end of this summer

by Bradan DonaldsonBradan Donaldson
Corvette Chief Engineer, Tadge Juechter in front of the 2024 Corvette E-Ray

General Motors announced on Wednesday, that Tadge Juechter will be retiring at the end of this summer, thus ending his 47 year career with the automaker.

Juechter, 63, started his career with Corvette in 1993 and over the course of that time, has made a profound impact on the marque.

One of his most prestigious accomplishments was bringing the mid-engine C8 Corvette to market resulting in the Corvette being named North American Car of the Year in 2020.

“It’s been the honor of a lifetime to work at this company, leading the men and women who have brought to life one of the most iconic and recognizable vehicles in recent American history,” Juechter said in a statement. “Their tenacity and ability to push what is possible with every variant and generation of Corvette was inspiring to see. I know the future of the nameplate is in the right hands.”

According to GM, his replacement will be announced at a later date.

Enjoy your retirement Tadge and thank you!

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