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Tesla is about to suffer the same fate as Ford

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In the 20th century, General Motors outcompeted Ford .
Ford was the early innovator, but GM was able to improve on Ford's achievements to become dominant.
The same dynamic is now playing out between GM and Tesla , with electric cars and autonomous vehicles.
About a century ago, give or take a decade, the Ford Motor Company was the American carmaker. Its Model T was the first successful vehicle for everybody, and its founder, Henry Ford, was the greatest businessman in history, warts and all.
At the time, General Motors was a disorganized cluster of brands, while Ford was cranking away...
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