Where Industry Has Failed Us

Johnson, Paul
February 2008
Forbes Asia;2/11/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p14
The author comments on the failures and missed opportunities of industries in the West. He discusses the failure of the aircraft industry to develop supersonic jets which could have shortened the length of flights. He relates the failure of U.S. automakers such as General Motors and Ford to invest in producing and mass-marketing an efficient electric automobile. He also blame technologists, scientists and governments for failing to take full advantage of the possibilities of nuclear energy production.


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