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The company seems ambivalent about its coming electric F-150

A white Ford F-150 Raptor is unveiled during the Ford press conference at the North American International Auto Show in 2016.
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Tesla competitors are fighting the last war and missing the hot middle market

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Like Kodak and Nokia, the legacy automaker may be overtaken by the future

GM CEO Mary Barra at an event announcing a $300 million investment in the Orion assembly plant for electric and self driving
GM CEO Mary Barra at an event where she announced a $300 million investment in the GM Orion assembly plant for electric and self-driving vehicles on March 22, 2019, in Lake Orion, Michigan. Photo: Bill Pugliano/Stringer/Getty Images


Buried in its big announcement, the legacy automaker says it will tame metallic lithium

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After 10 years in stealth mode, QuantumScape launches an IPO, becoming the first U.S. battery company to go public in a decade

A worker assembles one of Volkswagen’s ID.3 electric cars at their factory in Zwickau, Germany on July 31, 2020.
A worker assembles one of Volkswagen’s ID.3 electric cars at their factory in Zwickau, Germany, on July 31, 2020. Photo: Jens Schlueter/Stringer/Getty Images

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