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Dave Tatman

Former Corvette Assembly Manager Dave Tatman Named Head of Kentucky Automotive Industry Association
Photo Credit: Bowling Green Daily News

The oil runs thick in Dave Tatman’s veins.

That’s why it’s no surprise that the recently retired general manager of the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green has already turned up in a new and exciting post related to the auto industry.

Tatman was named yesterday as the first executive director of the Kentucky Auto Industry Association, which aims to promote the state as a world leader in the automotive industry.

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Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman Retires from GM

During last April’s Bash at the National Corvette Museum, my 14-year-old son and I met Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman for the first time.

Despite not knowing us from Adam, he took several minutes of his time during a very busy period to talk with us about the new C7 Corvette and even gave us his card, complete with his contact information.

Sadly, Mr. Tatman announced Tuesday that he has decided to retire from General Motors after 34 years, effective March 1.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray Named North American Car of the Year

Here is the video from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday when the Corvette Stingray was named the 2014 North American Car of the Year. CorvetteBlogger spoke to members of the Corvette Team following the awards ceremony for their reactions.

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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Talks with Corvette Plant Manager Dave Tatman

Earlier this week we had the privilege to tour the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, KY to see how the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray is made. While we were there, we spoke with plant manager Dave Tatman about the changes to the plant, C7 production, quality assessments and resumption of public tours which begin on October 14th.

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Corvette Assembly Plant to Reopen Tours Starting October 14th

Chevrolet announced on Wednesday that Bowling Green’s Corvette Assembly Plant will resume public tours of the facility beginning Monday, October 14th. The tours give Corvette enthusiasts and the general public an up-close opportunity to see how the all-new C7 Corvette Stingray is built.

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Chevrolet is Now Shipping 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupes to Dealers

Cue the music and the dancing girls because we got great news from Chevrolet regarding the C7 Corvette. The automaker has confirmed that shipping the new 2014 Corvette Stingrays to dealers begins today.

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Tatman: We are Extraordinarily Close to Shipping New Corvette Stingrays

As you can imagine, life is pretty hectic at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green right now.

Plant manager Dave Tatman took time out to talk to a crowd of 300 people Tuesday at the Barren River Area Development District’s annual luncheon at the National Corvette Museum just across from the assembly plant.

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Meet Dave Tatman and the New 2014 Corvette Stingray in Dublin, Ohio this Saturday

If you haven’t seen the new C7 Corvette in person, you have another great chance this weekend.

Two of the 2014 Corvette Stingrays will be on display for one day only, Saturday, July 13 during the 31st Annual Classic Auto Show and Cruise In at the Dublin Metro Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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[VIDEO] Top Gear USA's Rutledge Wood Visits the National Corvette Museum

The National Corvette Museum welcomed a special visitor today. Rutledge Wood, co-host of Top Gear USA on the History Channel and a reporter for SPEED TV made a personal video to the NCM and toured the exhibits. During the visit, Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman brought over a new Velocity Yellow 2014 Corvette Stingray and we were told that Wood was “blown away” by the new C7.

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Key Corvette Managers Receive Callaway Corvette Commemorative Books

Callaway Corvettes have a long history with Chevrolet’s sports car.

To commemorate that history that goes all the way back to 1987, Callaway’s Dealer Program Manager Chris Chessnoe gave key members of the Corvette engineering, product management, and production staff a copy of a new book by Reeves Callaway.

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