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 continue their series, Better Buy Now. Today, Brendan gives his opinion on Toyota, which is expecting a record 2012, while Andrew goes in-depth on tech stalwart Microsoft. Which company will win this battle?

Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Ford and Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Ford, Intel, and Microsoft. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Ford, Intel, and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.