Subsidized industries are part of government strategic planning. In case of war, the country which can feed itself, has its own energy supplies, and is able to produce weaponry has better chances of winning the war. Does auto industry fall under strategic planning as well?
Ford is the oldest automaker in the world. Yet they have been making cars of poor quality for a long time. ( Stock market proof ).
How come they get 1040 bucks?
To top it all, their ads remain to be in the the losing territory when compared to the competition.