Lou Ann Hammond :

AT the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) the car and truck of the year will be awarded to one of these vehicles in each category. Which car, and truck, do you think is most deserving?

The short-list vehicles for the 2013 North American Car of the Year.

BMW 3 Series
Cadillac ATS
Chevrolet Malibu
Dodge Dart
Ford Fusion
Honda Accord
Lincoln MKZ
Nissan Altima
Scion FR-S
Subaru BRZ
Toyota Avalon

The short-list vehicles for the 2013 North American Truck/Utility of the Year.

Acura RDX
Audi allroad
BMW X1
Ford C-Max
Ford Escape
Hyundai Santa Fe
Infiniti JX 35
Mazda CX-5
Nissan Pathfinder
Ram 1500

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