Will US auto industry succumb to China over EVs?

The US auto industry was the largest in the whole world for a century, till 2009 when China sold 13.5 million news cars surpassing a recession-slammed US total of 10.4 million. Even last year US drivers bought 17.5 million new cars against more than 30 million sales in China. Will U.S. makers show any interest in leading the way toward electric car or the industry analysts are justifiably worried that they are not moving fast enough on EV's? 

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The US still has the most demanding and most highly regulated new-vehicle market in the world. It should use that for its own benefit.  

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Chinese are not so much about clean air but about global dominance in the auto industry. They are already aware of where the industry is heading while the rest of the auto industry sits back and tries to get a return on investments for development. 

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Before China, the US auto industry lost from Japan and Germany. Today GM produce and sells more cars in China than in the US. 

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Don't forget Ford. These two companies are heavily invested in China. GM is a global leader in electrification. Name one Chinese car that can compete with, for example  Bolt, which is in production for more than a year. 

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