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Inside the MotoMan Studio & Mopar Cruise-In with Ralph Gilles

July 26, 2013

Meet Ralph Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Brand and Motorsports and Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC on Friday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m.  at The Petersen Automotive Museum. He will be interviewed about Chrysler design by MotoMan Host, George Notaras during a live streamed interview on Inside the MotoMan Studio. The event starts with an all-Mopar cruise-in at 5:00 p.m. in the museum’s parking structure. Show up in a classic or special interest Chrysler Group vehicle and get free parking!


Inside the MotoMan Studio is a monthly, informal interview series where MotoMan talks with the people shaping the car world in front of a live audience at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. Audience members and MotoMan Twitter and Facebook followers will all have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the show.

MotoMan is a normal car guy experiencing extraordinary adventures in the car world. The weekly series takes car guys & gals to places & on experiences they dream of but would never get to – experiences like going behind the scenes to build a show car to piloting the Goodyear Blimp to learning how to drift from Vaughn Gittin Jr. Premiered in January of 2010 and now over 190 episodes later, MotoMan is now in season four. MotoMan can be found at Apple iTunes, TiVo, YouTube, Roku, Samsung SmarTV and most OnDemand Cable outlets throughout the US.

Ralph V. Gilles
President and Chief Executive Officer - SRT Brand and Motorsports
Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC

Ralph Gilles has shaped the look of Chrysler products since graduating from The College for Creative Studies in 1992. Combining his artistic side with an MBA from Michigan State University has given him the knowledge and experience to be the President and CEO of SRT Brand and Motorsports while simultaneously serving as the Senior Vice President of Product Design of Chrysler Group LLC. An avid car enthusiast who enjoys spending time at the track, go-karting and watching Formula 1 auto racing, Gilles has participated in the Targa Newfoundland Rally, the Car and Driver One Lap of America and the SRT Viper Cup Series. In addition, he has frequently served as a judge at Pebble Beach, Meadow Brook and Cranbrook Concours events, along with the Eyes On Design car show.

This event is FREE TO ATTEND. Bring any classic or special-interest Mopar and also get free parking! To RSVP, please email or call (323) 964-6370.

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