Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories.
The chairman of Ford Motor and the great-grandson of Henry Ford is an elder statesman in an industry where C.E.O.s come and go.
Battery prices are dropping faster than expected. Analysts are moving up projections of when an electric vehicle won’t need government incentives to be cheaper than a gasoline model.
Nobody could make supply chains sing like the United States. And now maybe nobody can, period.