Why did automakers switch from positive ground electrical systems to negative ground electrical systems?

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negative ground systems have always been in use but some chose to use positive grounds as wires were poorly insulated and suffered from corrosion on negative earth systems but positive earth systems did not suffer as badly to corrosion (i heard somewhere Henry ford came up with the positive ground idea cant say for sure)
in recent times insulation is greatly improved and with bridge rectifiers instead of contact rectifiers which caused more uneven power flow to the battery most decided to use the same system putting everything on negative ground for simplicity but you will always have one oddball who uses positive ground just for the sake of being different
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