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GM wins awards, Ford turns heads at Detroit auto show

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General Motors' Chevrolet unit swept car and truck of the year honors but Ford's use of aluminum in its F150 sparked new debate on the first day of the Detroit auto show Monday. 

Chief Engineer of GM's full and mid-size trucks, Jeff Luke (C) accepts the North American Car and Truck of the year award for the Silverado truck, January 13, 2014 at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan

Automakers paraded their newest models, many with more horsepower, more aggressive profiles and ever-swankier cockpits, almost in celebration of the US market, now close to its pre-crash highs and girding for more solid growth this year.

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