The Board of Directors of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) has elected General Motors’ Tony Posawatz, Vehicle Line Director for the Chevy Volt, as Co-Chairman of the Board.
As Vehicle Line Director for the Chevrolet Volt and GM’s E-Flex Systems (now called Voltec), Posawatz led the development of the Volt, and continues to help lead the development of the 2011 production model. He has served as a GM Vehicle Line Director for the past eleven years.
General Motors is a founding Board member of EDTA and I am pleased to lead the association during this time of tremendous advances in the electric drive industry. EDTA’s members represent all facets of the industry, and I look forward to working with them to advance electrification throughout the transportation sector.—Tony Posawatz
Posawatz will serve alongside Co-Chairman John Bryson, Retired Chairman & CEO, Southern California Edison, and Senior Advisor for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Posawatz replaces Edward B. Cohen, Vice President of Government and Industry Relations for American Honda Motor Company, who has served as Co-Chairman since early 2004. Cohen remains on the EDTA Board.