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Detroit may be busted but our next guest is making business there work and joining us is Mike Collins is co owner -- -- it's an expedition vehicles.
Producer of custom Jeep wranglers in the parts and accessories that go along with them for people who well just like BP -- vehicles like myself.
Mike thanks for being here.
The bankruptcy filing of Detroit it does impact your business at all and I just wanted to get your thoughts on that.
-- Thanks for having me -- no it doesn't impact our business at all.
Our fill in on it it's it's unfortunate.
It was inevitable that the -- restructuring and it's unfortunate that have to be in court through bankruptcy process of the the psychological issues.
With that but but all all I agree with the governor I think it's a good day for the city of Detroit I think we're gonna get a lot of things behind us.
And I think the city in the areas can be much better for it.
Did the development for your company still happens and correct me.
If this isn't right out in Missoula Montana -- and about 90%.
Of the parts and accessories and the like are manufactured.
In and around the Detroit area out why did you and decide to concentrate.
In that part of Michigan.
-- really wasn't much of a choice to build a product that we build the complexity that tolerances equality.
Really in in the US and and really anywhere in the world there's no better place do that then in the Detroit area.
Our partner Dave Harrington is based in Missoula.
The beautiful area he does a great job obviously with all of our product development.
But it's just impractical to manufacturer and that and that area in the Detroit area.
You you've got so many choices for so many of the skill sets that we need the technologies that we need that's that's there was really is a no brainer.
And we should I just want to point again you make these complete vehicles -- called kind of tricked out beefed up Jeep -- you make one that is four to war pickup truck.
-- the -- double -- he also make accessories.
And on the like for these vehicles what's business like right now because it seems like Tim may I see a lot more of these types of trucks on the road.
-- businesses businesses very good first and foremost -- created a fantastic vehicle what current iteration of the Jeep Wrangler.
It's a great base for our products our product really goes to those folks that want to take a great vehicle and go further with that.
Oftentimes that's off road our our vehicles are built specifically to perform extremely well.
And off road applications but unlike a lot of our competitors.
You can also take one of our vehicles and drive seven miles an hour down the highway.
And feel like you're on a regular vehicles so it's really a nice combination of increased capabilities for those who want it off road as well as a daily driver I I drive one -- myself.
-- -- -- our whole land -- has the -- bar some -- black -- lights on it and almost -- also warn winch on the front so I'm coming into the fifth it.
I know where you're coming from -- man on our income from.
Mike what would have loved -- -- -- hooked up I dinged up -- about a lack at least I didn't get rid of that air suspension on that.
-- -- -- I got some shots in his hands on as it is better than it was and we got that -- Mike thanks for being here is good to see you we'll talk to -- and come back any time.
My -- of America and excited that it is absolutely and more just.
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