DETROIT — General Motors announced Robert A. “Bob” Lutz, former vice chairman, will provide counsel to the company’s senior leadership team. He will be available to executives on a part-time consultancy basis, according to GM.

Lutz brings more than 40 years of experience in the industry, including two stints at GM. He also has served as a senior executive at Ford, Chrysler and BMW, and was CEO of Exide Batteries.

Lutz has been providing advice to GM executives informally since retiring from the company in 2010. For more information, visit