The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino addresses topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Isaac discusses three changes in today's auto market: a shift to smaller, turbo-charged engines; the rise of car sharing; and electric vehicle adoption. The companies driving these changes include industrial powerhouse Honeywell; the first mover in the car-sharing space, Zipcar; and the high-tech car company of the future, Tesla. Isaac breaks down the reasons for the shift in the automobile market in the video below.
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