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I'm Volkswagen deriving in a fast lane here in the US with North American sales up 22%.
For the first three quarters this year.
Today the German auto makers rolling out to new designs and even getting a little help from old bride Jeff Flock -- look at the new rise John -- The Beatles.
Tell us earlier hey Jeff.
You're looking at it Lori this is the new beetle which.
We saw this first at -- auto show and I am sitting in the front seat I rarely sit in the car -- -- -- you know I rarely get into a car.
I like to look but I don't get in it but I'm in a man who's in the driver's seat for.
BW US so the president CEO Jonathan Browning.
This was a -- -- to aria I mean I wish every day or to be like this this is this is a special opportunity to hand over.
21 vehicles to very deserving people.
It was a great way to -- -- -- issue.
This was the Oprah give away and we've got some tape I wanna show you what it looked like 'cause it was pretty exciting and -- Mr.
-- got 21 -- this morning from the Oprah.
Guests that were.
Given these cars it's great go to orders show and get a car and today is the first day they're available here in the US.
See your proper British -- for those who don't know a British born and embraced although MBA here in the US but you got more hugs and probably most British.
Get in -- lifetime I'd like to get used to that I was a good way to subsidize.
VW has this plan for world domination.
And you are the US part of that and you're certainly hold up your ran as -- pointed out sales up 22% the first three quarters.
Where's it go from here -- others really excellent momentum in the marketplace and that comes from a number of things back in.
2000 night we -- that candidate to really get serious about the US market to see sustained growth we needed to put in.
Some serious investment so we put together four billion dollar investment plan just as the recession was beginning and I think credit to the company's stop to that plan executed every piece of it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Got the Oprah viewers got paid -- chased me out here if you would -- open a door for you see can get through but I wanna show you what.
One of these looked like and I do want to ask you also.
As you go for sure you're gonna introduce a couple of new models at the LA auto show will be there for that take a look at what everybody gotten that one person let us.
That show us what they look like the rest up and drove off into the distance.
That's what they all got with a nice little bowl on it.
And you did do hard things -- invested money -- That you know would look like maybe that was not so smart.
What do you think about the economy right now that was asked all the CEOs what do they think about where things stand right now autos have been a bright spot him -- You know this is one of the toughest time serenity predict where the economy is going and what we're doing music is really working out foundational plans to make sure that we've got a solid base in terms of business.
We think the the the vehicle market will continue to develop through the -- -- fourth quarter.
We've got an outlook -- around twelve point eight million units for the US markets so it's still a significant growth in the and we expect growth with the growth next year as well -- optimistic from Jonathan Browning who doesn't often get optimistic but -- hugs today.
Perhaps he's in a better mood.
There you go guys -- -- get a car sorry we didn't editors aren't but He got his get some serious sales here in this country so that's encouraging Geoff many thanks.
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