Profiles, Alfred Sloan
Aug 17, 2015


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The Tucker automobile went straight from Mr. Tucker’s brain to sheetmetal — no real prototype to speak of — in 100 days. Although innovative in many ways, the project was incredibly ambitious for such a short timeframe. Hailed as a visionary by some and a con artist by others, Tucker could not be denied the fact he was miles ahead of his time. Fuel injection. Disc brakes. Headlights that would swivel as the car turned a corner. The stuff of the 21st century, right? Try again. Try Tucker’s infamous 1948 automobile, once advertised as “The Car of Tomorrow,” even if it never really got past yesterday

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