1. The Chrysler Group, which includes the Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram brands, sold 1.8 million cars in the U.S. in 2013, up from 1.65 million last year.
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2. Chrysler’s best seller was the Dodge Ram pickup, with 355,673 sales this year, up 21% from 2012.
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3. The closely watched monthly numbers were a bit disappointing for Chrysler — sales were up 6%, while analysts were expecting an 8.3% jump.
4. General Motors moved 2.8 million cars in 2013, and sales were up 7% from last year.
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5. But the December numbers were disappointing: sales of 182,062 were down 6% from last year, and analysts were expecting a .8% increase.
6. GM’s best seller for the year was the Silverado, with 480,000 sales, up 15% from last year.
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7. Ford, which includes the Ford and Lincoln brands, had its best year since 2006, with 2.5 million sales, up 11% from last year.
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8. For the 32nd year, Ford’s F-Series was the best selling car in America, with 763,000 sales, up 13%.
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9. Like its rivals, Ford had a disappointing December: it sold 218,000 cars, up 2%, but analysts were expecting 5.9%
Matthew Zeitlin is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Zeitlin reports on Wall Street and big banks.
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