Despite a Rough January, This Auto's Still a Buy

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss GM and its recent January sales numbers. GM was the only major automaker to report a decrease in sales versus last January. Brendan discusses how these numbers compare to GM's peers, and why, despite this, GM is still a buy.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Ford. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendFord, General Motors, and Tesla Motors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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