3 Fascinating Developments in Transportation


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discusses topics around the investing world.

Americans haven't seen radical changes in transportation in years. Ninety percent of us drive traditional automobiles powered by internal combustion engines, and we often commute to work alone. Perhaps this industry is ripe for disruptive innovation. Sure enough, Isaac touches on three new developments that could transform the way we move around. Technology firms like Google and automotive companies like Ford are finding new ways to use data and materials, whereas companies like Tesla are blurring the lines between auto companies and Silicon Valley. Investors in this sector need to recognize cutting-edge developments, so watch the video to find out who the winners and losers will be as the industry evolves.

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