While many of the more conventional automakers such as Ford (NYSE:F) or General Motors (NYSE:GM) can't necessarily start from scratch in building an all-electric car without the risk of neglecting their own supply chains and distribution models for their current automobiles, a company like Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) has the ability to come in from the outside and be a powerful disruptor. We have seen with its beautiful 2013 Car of the Year, the Model S. In this video, Motley Fool industrial analysts Blake Bos and Isaac Pino discuss whether or not that status as a disruptor, and the recent recognition of the Model S, will translate to success for the company.

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