Ford Drives Into the Future With Fields as CEO

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July 1 (Bloomberg) -- Matt Hardigree, Editor-in-Chief at Jalopnik, and Bloomberg’s Keith Naughton examine expectations for Mark Fields as he takes over as Chief Executive Officer at Ford Motor Company and discuss the mounting recall troubles for General Motors. They speak on “In The Loop.”

In chief and our editor at large in detroit.

It seems the employees are happy he is going to be the new ceo.

This has been a long time coming.

After the malala he -- alan mulally thing with microsoft.

If you look at the problems that chrysler has had and the challenges that they have had and that gm employees have had, employees are happy to be working out for.

What does ford need to be doing?

What is fields big order of business?

The new aluminum bodied f1 50. that will be a tricky manufacturing rollout.

No one has done and aluminum vehicle at that scale.

He has issues like driverless cars and changes in mobility.

He is only 53 years old.

He will be the ceo at a historic period for ford.

What about the lincoln?

Fields has been saying let's keep lincoln and let's put money into a. they said they harris -- they said they are committed to it.

I think we will see new vehicles rolling out in the next two years.

They have to get the f1 50 right.

We will probably see a larger vehicle.

I want to shift gears to general motors and yet another recall.

A record broken by the company.

A lot of people are wondering when are the recalls going to and?

-- one of the recalls going to end?

Will it hurt gm possibly an appeal?

Will people start shying away from the vehicles?

We do not see evidence of that in the sales.

We do not see evidence of it in the stock.

The longer this goes on, you wonder will it have an a banging in pact -- have an impact.

People bring in their cobalt sin, which are terrible.

Getting people into a vehicle is the hardest thing to do.

It is a growing market.

After the cold winter, we have seen more sales.

I think you will see a jump anyways.

Over the next six months, do they pick up market share or do they stay stable with small growth?

What is general motors saying about future recalls?

Is it the same thing, that we may have more to come?

That is what mary barra has been saying.

We will look at the data and recall if we need to.

You wonder how many more vehicles they can recall.

We looked up how many are on the road in the united states.

There are 64 million.

They have recalled about 40% of those already.

You have to wonder what is left to recall.

That is true.

Thank you so much for joining us.

Keith covers autos for us.

Mad, stay with me for a moment.

There is another piece of news.

Another focus we have.

Electric motorcycles and the market.

The police in california hope you never hear them coming.

They are employing the latest addition to their motor pool, and electric bike.

Here is a closer look.

I am a police officer and san

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