Ford (NYSE:F) has been on a roll in China, as has its old rival General Motors (NYSE:GM). Both have posted nice sales gains in 2013 -- just as the big-name Japanese automakers have lost ground.

Will this trend continue? In this video, contributor John Rosevear looks at what's going on with the big names in China -- and at whether Ford and GM will keep gaining ground at their Japanese rivals' expense.

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