WATCH: Ford bets on electric trucks to head off Tesla

Three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared he wanted to attack the heart of the Detroit automakers’ franchises with a Tesla electric pickup. But Ford and GM are revving up for a fierce fight to protect their most profitable products.
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