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

In today's edition, Brendan and Austin discuss two divisive companies, Zipcar and Tesla, which both have their fair share of bulls and bears. Brendan goes in-depth on industry dynamics, future prospects, and picks out the company that, in his opinion, is the better buy.

Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Ford. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford and Zipcar. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Ford, General Motors Company, Tesla Motors, and Zipcar. 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.