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 around the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss Ford and its future prospects. The company reported earnings last week that fell below analyst expectations. Despite the miss, Brendan explains why Ford, in his opinion, remains a great buy and will have a solid 2012.

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