Electric cars own the future. But here are 4 traditional automakers that could be winners

Attendees of the Chicago Auto Show on July 15, 2021 get into a Ford Mustang Mach-E for a test ride in the electric crossover outside of the McCormick Place Convention Center.
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Electric vehicles are benefiting from the green energy boom, and investors have largely focused on Chinese pure EV players. But Morningstar identified four traditional automakers it said were best poised to ride the trend.

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