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We've never been in a better position to handle this external environment than we are now.
George Pipas
#Environment

We expect sales in September to be lower than what we saw in August.
George Pipas
#Sales

I think what has to happen to impact sales is consumers have to come to believe that it (high gas prices) are permanent, not transitory, ... Buying a vehicle is a long-term commitment -- it's not easy to get out of it tomorrow. Gas prices have spiked in some regions in recent years and we haven't seen any significant impact on sales.
George Pipas
#Sales

Anytime you go from higher sales rates to lower sales rates, you're going to have to make some inventory adjustments, ... And it's clear there's more capacity being aimed at most profitable market in the world -- the North American light truck market. But you could see this coming a mile away. I think we are well positioned.
George Pipas
#Sales

Our main contention here is that we do expect sales to fall off from these levels that are obviously quite high, and I think it's fair to say you can't maintain a sales rate which for the industry we estimate is going to be a at or near record levels, ... If you analyze this from a macro view, it's clear there is going to be payback from this program in the year ahead.
George Pipas
#Sales

If you can sell 100,000-plus Fusions and 100,000 Five Hundreds, you are back in the car business,
George Pipas
#Business