What If The Big Three Hadn't Torpedoed Tucker?

Most of us know the story of Preston Tucker and his Tucker Torpedo. This amazingly advanced car was scuttled by the Big Three and their friends in the Senate and SEC in an attempt to fight off potential new competition. Tucker was investigated out of business (at considerable taxpayer expense) and the Big Three went… » 3/23/12 12:00pm 3/23/12 12:00pm

Preston Tucker Died 54 Years Ago Today

The car maker of the future, Preston Tucker, died 54 years ago today at the age of 53. Famous for his forward thinking Tucker Torpedo, Tucker produced only 51 cars before his company folded to negative publicity and government scrutiny. » 12/26/10 12:30pm 12/26/10 12:30pm

Tucker 48

Since birth, I've been trained to root for the underdog. Blame my socialist/communist liberal Jewish Montreal roots if you must, but there is something just so much better about the little guy beating the big guy. George Washington defeating the full might of the British Empire. Joe Namath beating Johnny Unitas. Rocky » 12/19/07 12:00pm 12/19/07 12:00pm