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The -- -- the hottest cars are taking the stage today at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show.
Auto -- unveiling nearly fifty new vehicles until of that including world first from Chrysler Ford GM.
BMW and Volkswagen.
Fox report getting a sneak peek.
Before Friday's public debut consumer reports Jake Fisher is live in Los Angeles with the very latest.
Welcome to show it's great to have you here that such a find segment.
Tell me first what kinds of trends are you seeing out there is something that might be new or different the people can expect coming up.
Charlotte you know at the LA show and what do office is a lot electric cars like fuel efficient cars.
Well there are the electric cars but overall sustain a lot is we're seeing normal cars there's -- more and more fuel efficient luxury car small cars and big parts everything's -- more fuel efficient.
In keeping a function.
And if you -- utility as a big thing what do you mean by that.
Utility I mean you know some people think -- -- fuel efficient car you gotta have this little.
Hi kill box that just carries two people and there'll -- then but -- Smart Car some like that.
But up forty here they're showing at seven passenger vehicle it's gonna get over thirty miles per gallon.
You're looking at SUVs that that could do things carry things and still get great fuel economy what sort through some of the.
Makes and models that you really like here you wanna start with the Tesla.
Sure let's talk what about the past climate -- really looks to be an amazing vehicle.
I'm we haven't heard -- why we have a -- test today but I have driven it.
And it's it's a pretty ridiculous vehicle I needed is so fast and so -- On the feels like you're driving a Ferrari.
With the playroom for five.
And it's really more fuel efficient -- -- Prius.
Well isn't this the car though and to haven't Tesla had problems in the past that consumer reports have troubled F thing.
One of these cars I'm surprised -- so excited.
Well it's now now it it's not in a lot of people get different electric -- -- next up.
And that's that's really crime -- -- -- There's Tesla I'm really different car companies and just because one has problems doesn't mean the other one is going to -- -- you'll get -- -- -- they're supplying the technology to Toyota right now for some of their electric vehicles so it it's actually kind of a -- company that has have a record.
-- on on the other hand if you're just building this one vehicle and it's really what seems to be riddled with problems.
Part -- talk about the body age seven I I love the out its.
Yeah you know they ID seven -- just a wonderful car I mean it drives grade it's nicely finished inside.
And you know here's a really kind of -- -- so I with a car reliability information and we have a reliable information from -- one point two million vehicles they tell us what went wrong with their cars.
Now he is getting reliable.
This Florida so -- mean traditionally they have a lot of problems -- electrical problems.
Lot of issues not any more they're almost up there right with the Japanese.
Interest saying we're not Honeywell Lasseter.
That's just at such an impressive name I wonder how much time they spent picking -- a yeah -- know it had nothing to do it the dinosaur that it's based on.
But it is -- the block stir it's a fun little car which really intriguing about the -- car.
It's really it's a sub compact been achieved little and fuel efficient car.
But it looks for he had actually drives forty -- you know like and buy and actually.
-- for people pretty well.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'm six foot tall I think they're really nice out Scion FR that's that's what my favorite cars on the again -- close.
-- possible back to the basics car bomb I just just that it's a converted to car enthusiasts.
-- interesting luxury car sales up 10% this year you know they said there might be a recession but maybe not.
I guess that speaks well to the economy Jake thanks for coming on tonight great to have you -- If you're -- -- what happened comic -- but beyond.
I think I'm for retail at a great night -- --
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