2013: The year in cars

Comebacks, comedowns, and a revolution in the corner office: It was a big year of change for the world of autos.

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2014 subaru forester

Juiced by the redesigned Forester crossover, Subaru saw its sales climb 28%. It broke its previous annual record with two months left and recorded its fifth consecutive yearly increase. Kia, formerly a hot performer, slumped despite seven new or refreshed models. Its sales fell 3% in an overall market that had risen 8% through November, the worst showing for any top 10 brand.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 30 2013 07:31 AM ET
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