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-- auto show -- on -- car -- introduced new models and concept cars at the most important event in the automotive industry.
Our own Jeff Flock is -- been covering all the action at the show and he joins us now with -- special guest this morning.
One of the most important man in the world auto industry you know in this country we celebrate Lee Iacocca for his turn around capabilities the rest of the world celebrates this man.
Carlos don't appreciate it -- for making time force this morning.
While the heads both Nissan and Renault.
And has a plan for world domination of above this this.
This is part of -- this is the new Nissan Versa I want to show our viewers this first you're excited about this car.
Whether -- -- set live on the -- of the Nissan Versa by the way but it is.
Brittany maybe it will take exact -- maybe you'll another car coming on the market just image but it just.
Featured -- -- -- -- out is that I was gonna say these days when you build a concept car it's not some crazy car that you're never gonna make it.
This is something that probably is gonna make -- exactly there is no more -- for these guys which are Star Wars cause that the Europe see them on time and it -- initial and then -- -- This is a brief duration about something -- every -- was -- coming becoming on the market tremendously important US market that's where this will be sold.
How worried -- you about what's going on in Washington right now we got -- one cliff and now apparently there are other clips yeah.
You know with which we we still I still think that 2015 should be good year.
In the United States over old and particularly for the -- industry yet been.
No no matter how we look at did we think the card and that you -- across the bottom of the fifteen million cars.
Which is which is good news now obviously nobody can just ignore what's going on in -- -- down.
I would say I'm not scared -- morning because as on Ed this is now behind us as always.
That sense that something goes wrong you -- all the parties in -- Knoll.
That days in a statement I talked to Dan Akerson your counterpart -- GM this morning who said.
The US congress should not hold the debt limit raising the debt limit hostage for spending cuts do you agree with that or if it needs to -- our spending cuts needed enough.
That we should shut the government down.
Look at debt is more involved and mean what's going on in the US would look at these -- people you don't living outside the US.
And loving the US.
Working in the United States what you want is no much of what agreement is signed I think it's good that the US give another signal.
That agreements are possible common sense is possible the that the end of that they weren't working -- Does the common development the production the -- economy in the -- moving on to something you'd look more like to talk about and that is the exciting cars that your making around the world.
This I notice is a hybrid this is but one -- showing here is a hybrid.
I'll walk me back here for seconds we take a look at like -- -- -- show our viewers what it looks like.
But you have perhaps spent more on electrification of vehicles than any other auto maker of short -- I read somewhere about four billion Euro -- -- that yeah this is.
This is about electric cars that in this is -- because -- -- -- -- hybrid but but but but we we we want to be leaders in electric cars even though we're -- -- be cubicle but you can hybrids or shall we don't make choices we we just promote some technology because we think these technology are good.
-- for the for the -- -- electric cars.
And -- because.
In my opinion argued -- state this is technology was -- beauty find.
Was gonna become more and more affordable of them sold more on the problem is it possible though that you have been too early to the electric party at the Nissan -- for example in the US last year sold less than ten million.
And subsequent episodes and going to be great you know 101000 units yeah compared to the Chevy Volt about 23000 we we we we we sold nobody already 50000.
And we the consumers are reacting to that god doubt that he does and of the things about how to make -- -- but there and we are.
Adjusting the -- consequence that -- -- for the year 2013 first we slashed the price by six -- -- dollars.
Why because now it's located in the United States and set up -- -- being deported from -- -- cheaper for you to make by making.
Did I say it's so they they they want more autonomy they want to to find more charging station and we are lobbying to have more charging station and we are working on the economy so little by -- this was gonna get to find -- -- correspond much better what consumers want.
I think there is -- big future for -- that don't remember the day when you had to make cars in Japan could you couldn't afford to make him in the US now.
-- have to make in the US to compete you know you know what.
I don't think anybody wants to find itself in the middle of uncertainty -- foreign exchange so.
The best strategy is bid because what you said.
Carlos don't we always appreciate your time sir obviously somebody that you want to listen to if you wanna know anything about the -- -- -- much I appreciate your time.
There you go Diana special interview here from the Detroit auto show and a last look perhaps at -- knew what could one day.
-- be the Nissan Versa concept at the moment but it's common.
Our elected to the future -- Jeff -- we appreciate it jet -- dollar --