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12-6 8:15am Tommy, best/worst/first car

Dec 6, 2013|

Tommy talks to Jeff Gilbert, an automotive reporter for WWJ Radio in Detroit, about car sales

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-- Reagan and the building on what it's Hewitt you comment about cheating and we got a pretty jaguar in in goma pulled on about the saints. As well and and it asks you. What are you worried most about this game with the Panthers on ignited the offense of the defense and also. -- which of the real saints the ones that demolished Dallas the ones that didn't fare so well on. Monday night. Guess right now Jeff Gilbert. Is an automotive reporter for WWG radio in Detroit. And Jeff first of good morning -- time. Or will wait on a cold front economy and we've been an extremely. Unseasonably warm temperatures I'm just curious would would you look at -- in Detroit right now. Oh about twenty degrees so certainly if you world. -- -- in the -- partly genetic make. Would you rather have twenty degrees right now where would you rather have -- a little human and 7879. For a high. I think ethnic option number two bush you know the weather's not -- apparently -- -- the year a lot of positives. I go to twenty degrees I'd just like cool weather earlier about what's going on with car sales in the nation and what are some of the more popular vehicles. It will -- were surprisingly good in November again -- post recession standards were not back what will work. For the big turn down but it seems like like Friday really actually -- curt -- more of -- and retailers are. Chrysler and General Motors were particularly. It's also interesting that you aren't that would -- So -- responding right away it would consider to their dealers. Corporate secret 3000 dollars -- -- -- they sell a ball the numbers last year so. Expect to look at the -- advertised in -- the seat on the dealers. Have somewhat. You know you're based incentive to -- sales in December of course when they do that competition will probably match so December could be in the month while. You know as saying and you were on or not that even if I won the lottery I'd still probably get a Honda Pilot because -- and again it puts a lot of emphasis on vehicles of maybe those incentives like this in public -- that wanted to ask you about. -- hotter vehicles in the country what are some of the more popular and -- before we get to that I got to go back to the Black Friday evening because I saw. A lot of advertising. And in the car and street targeted toward Black Friday. Atlanta came income by this letter may be looking for electronics to anybody really go buy a car. Purchase at views on Black Friday apparently a lot of people did you tell me. Here you know it was a good place -- you wanted to avoid the ball really are a lot of people were going out shopping and all -- lot of people who. Wouldn't get anywhere in the mall Black Friday that it gave them actually it would -- a new car. And instead have been with the average vehicle. Like it is they are on the road all your poll. When you see something to eat you don't realize what new. Options to a new additions come out over the last twelve years for about safety equipment. Back up camera at the connectivity that there's nothing that -- even. A compact car all night with leprosy so. Spectator you know to get somebody's shoes as well as the kind of car you people buying you've written on the part of that -- and the most popular segment in the country right now which -- -- to utility. You know you mentioned a bit changing cars on the union have to go back twelve years I drive in 06 Camry and I got my daughter brand new CRV last year. And it amazed me the difference is between that vehicle in 2006. -- and and especially European that you -- because there should be -- a lot smoother they've become a lot more fuel efficiently. What are -- these basic you know our perspective describe them. And and small court as well you know that that -- you know it was a few exceptions could be great picture -- does that necessarily. You know depressed that little box from -- because they can't report anything else in the new all of the kind of activity. You look at your phone to a group Bluetooth two things of that nature and in all of look into it in the current war. Are you people take a look at something new and it immediately mean there are you little. I think something that people are passionate about and if you wanna get a good conversation -- Maybe a bad one at the holiday gatherings are talking about whether it's better to buy new or use. Because I'm a new car kind of dialed though that's emotionally logically I realize that what the first couple of thousand miles of the most expensive you ever have. -- you know let's. It's not all about money a lot of time that is that the current uncle -- -- ought to look like. -- the reality is probably a better deal would be -- to get more amenities with a new. It's really pretty simple question of how much money you have and the money on. In the have been there. And personally uses to meet or beat them in the market or. Our corporate thinking -- on. I'll probably has been a little extra money it's something important because I want in there there were collapsed. Think he's -- the equipment that we can get. Right there with you I appreciate your time I really deal elect he got a guy coming up there from he's a Detroit native from a TV station -- name is -- camera. He just a good job and Detroit so saying -- -- time if you see if you find out if you here is seen Monty Beers and kind of thing like that your media guy. Tell everybody -- loans which is in -- -- Thank you Jeff I appreciate it have a great day we'll talk to you again the editor.

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