Jan 14 - Jaguar Land Rover's group sales operations director Andy Goss says emerging markets, particularly China, provide the most sales growth potential for luxury car brands.
I'm here jaguar Land Rover to talk with Andy gospel groups sales operations director it is -- here and it's right. I see you -- that shows. One of your big show and tell features is the car right behind you what are you hoping to do with this car -- -- -- for jaguar last year where you hope this one does. Iraq benefits -- you can -- realist view that the -- -- -- since 2005. Upon the success really was what should you -- -- principal. -- the good of the game but now we're gonna launch that she's. You can hear the US those people -- -- and we'll keep me today. It allows us to move to the next stage of phone -- all the dole must museums do. But these technologies. Front involves -- -- I've -- over as well and we achieved a reckless. 425000. Plus. What did you work. -- past you've been in the position for a couple months now. Is to grow the brand globally are -- certain markets that you're targeting that are more important than others. All are or as sales goals that perhaps that you never thought it could achieve that you didn't try to. Well we split the the globes speech that reached its China is now up to -- region although hit North America is that is that the key strategic objective particular. Those markets but Asia Pacific. You know provide tremendous potential for his Korea as an example to 60% last year. The at least two point 6%. Brazil is and -- market and result of the argument that -- went into this time. Those supports you so so so -- lots of America Asia Pacific and important emerging markets. But China's enormous growth -- has enormous potential. And hit the United States -- don't look at these the big east would she come off in the world. And what are you doing in terms of production -- ramping up production hadn't done that already in what areas like -- Well we should be ramped up production we've we've built a brand new engine plants in the UK 800 billion dollars that you -- to -- you -- also guarantees that. Increasing capacity of the UK house illegal product -- along the rates of apartments. The last month we announced a -- -- -- -- facility. And we have a joint that China which goes to what -- the pocket the full -- so I'll I was supposed to increase of sales all of the flu China the China. -- -- because in China China -- the pursue the exit question tied for the rest of rules and so on I would look at more opportunities it's. -- in terms of bracing for. Opponents and parts in terms of commodities what's your outlook their commodity prices depending on which commodity where. Little bit more subdued into -- thirteen and they have been in years. I think in many ways it was two -- price inflation book. But currencies it's possible -- won't that you should fluctuations in currencies the rules but we export it to does that involve -- -- site today. As a a mile to focus on about this issue for -- But -- -- woods you know we've invested in new platforms do you think hopefuls. You aluminum platform so so the -- -- -- -- the -- and then we took on this scale. Of those people -- so. So -- pulling many glasses at the same time it. The biggest challenge in terms of your execution it's yours that eternal or -- -- With the many many challenges that we should vote no doubt about so I think actually you know feeding the world with global sales of tunes depictions. From time. So we need to develop both brands develop pitched -- the across the world. Make some good -- you know the big markets -- close to emerging markets it's a complex picture anyway. And we've we've -- submitting any answers at the same time as the as the -- goes on the easier as production. The tubes. Basically Richard something that accountability. Record sales and we're expecting. That the expectation Buchholz is not yet. Andy thanks so much that it it. I'm Rhonda schaffler -- as writers.