The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss one of the leading players in the natural gas industry. Westport is poised for growth because of its strong ties with Ford, GM, Cummins, and others. Natural gas is thought of by many as a fuel for the future, and this is a company that can capitalize on that.

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