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Our right -- -- -- driving right Ford Motor focusing on a smaller classic cars at this year's Detroit auto show up.
In making a big investment in more fuel efficient technology -- right said Jeff Flock is out there with the four presidents.
Do you go about -- -- the man of the hour -- Jeff.
What's he showed me I don't I don't wanna see that we'll -- see that -- all my god look forward.
I have one feel the difference you're gonna go further with -- Japanese -- -- -- -- that.
Public -- -- there -- you over here well they're -- gonna go this -- -- -- I don't wanna break my neck over here.
This is the Ford Fusion.
This is the new face of -- And I'll tell you you are you're you know you're always excited.
To some degree I wanna talk -- about this -- because number one it's the third best selling.
Car in America -- your best selling car.
And you blew the whole thing up you totally redesigned with a -- about them on -- got to get this out of the way.
Becomes a question you know like it but you have to take it it's better it's a better question and your company's doing so bad when he -- when -- when he retires.
Your company's doing so good how long you gonna stand it.
Well dip -- you know I absolutely am honored to -- board and I have no timetable for retiring.
Keep talking about this whole succession.
I think it's it's.
It's understandable because -- everybody cares about -- Boards and that they're really good place they they -- probably that.
The finest product line anybody worldwide now think you're getting older and they're growing well I hope they don't like I think it's -- sleep but to be sort of yellow 66.
Yeah yeah -- OK no time soon she'll be here for at least another couple years.
Three maybe no timetable to announce a timetable I love serving our -- okay.
All right -- OK now we talk but now -- can talk about the humiliated take a look at that to put a joke to go out of the front of the office I wanna look at the face of toward.
I mean it really isn't.
-- -- This is a card it's gonna compete with that the big sellers with the Toyota with the but what's the other two of the top is that this today -- and Honda yeah.
Why did you blow up -- car that was doing so well you already.
As you have very well documented our commitment five years ago was to have a complete family of best in class vehicles.
So every year we're gonna continuously improving this was just the right time.
To make this significant improvement.
Walked down with me because I know not only do you have this one -- your step there Jesus fight broke your -- here not only would they kill me but.
Because you got one it's a hybrid version that saying plug in hybrid.
A look at all the took a look at Jean Jennings -- her hat but the Jean Jennings the she's.
She is the editor of automobile magazine I'll bring you have a beautiful how all of this morning -- library -- locally is my afternoon.
-- been sitting on the authority of the world.
Walk me around those stories.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- walking around here because you have one of these debts gets a hundred miles to the gallon it's a plug in hybrid team which was which what is the plug in hybrid killing which -- -- -- The plug in hybrid.
It's not a period okay you'll -- -- looks like that that's a hybrid and a hundred miles of the gallon.
Yeah well -- -- saying that it's your point now.
Is that you can get a potential version you can also get a hybrid now in a plug in hybrid which is even a bigger battery.
So the base engine is 37 miles per gallon behind the hybrid is 47 miles per gallon.
And a plug in hybrid is a hundred miles per gallon equivalent connect great.
So as -- -- thing is Jeff that we talked about the past.
Is we actually make the vehicle on the same production line all the different -- so we can -- the production to the real demand.
So decreased consumer now has the choice of which when they want and you must himself with some European European that this was some Mondale was -- -- very important part of the plan because off this platform now.
We'll be making over a million vehicles worldwide which again allows us offered to the consumers more affordably than anybody else -- -- You know I think it's.
You know you seem to be able to nothing wrong and that's why we always ask -- Are you gonna stick around.
Well you you know we we live we live to make the best cars and trucks in the world and U member.
That adverse with the Henry Ford -- out on January 24 in 1925.
He laid out the vision for for opening the highways all mankind at the time only the wealthy could buy a car.
And his vision was that using the scale and a complete family of vehicles they get -- not only.
Offer great vehicles -- gossip more affordably.
And allow everybody to experience he's fantastic vehicles you wanna keep that and we are accelerating the implementation of his vision now a lot of -- that look -- -- -- -- I see mark fields over there and who do -- like to see that Joseph let's mark guilty suppressing America's.
That whoever takes over for you should that -- guidance of already got the four blue low blow don't wanna be available on them well clearly one of our priorities -- to develop our team and and you know all of the -- minutes.
This is one of the finest that leadership teams I've ever ever work with but I don't -- get us again but any any get any company has little less client and you look at everybody even.
The most important thing is the development of the leadership team which is.
This team is what's responsible for this tremendous transformation -- -- Alan Mulally is always a -- to talk to guys Connell.
OK does that tell Alan I'm interview and Carl Edwards tomorrow so.
I'm gonna make up -- promise to get him a NASCAR championships and.
-- back JUN is interviewing you are Carl Edwards tomorrow.
Isn't he fantastic the best in the world and -- she loves them -- he's he is great yeah -- chance -- -- to -- with him at the race here in Michigan and what not -- a great race car driver that what I find -- and -- -- There has -- arts event.
Nice to -- you sir thanks -- -- -- -- such an exciting development for everybody associated with -- yeah.
Yeah appreciate you got your uniform on Sudan red to either have to hold over -- him and they weren't.
What's it gonna elect Alan Mulally Jeff guys like yeah thanks and thanks -- -- as well thanks guys.
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