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.