Originally Posted by FinanceDude
Too bad the other automakers ran Tucker out of business. He had good ideas LONG before even the Japanese carmakers did........
Well, I guess that's a commentary on the Darwinian nature of the business. Detroit had lots of good ideas, not just guys like Tucker, but somewhere the corporate bureaucracy took over and sucked all the profits out of it. They could've copied Tucker or licensed his patents (did he have any patents?) but noooooooo...
It'd be interesting to see how much production of Toyota, Nissan, & Honda is actually in Japan and how much is in America. Maybe we already have a new "Big Three".