Toyota (NYSE:TM) was the world's largest-selling automaker last year, and it's determined to repeat the feat again in 2013 -- but the competition is close behind. General Motors (NYSE:GM) outsold Toyota in the second quarter, thanks to strong new products from the General -- and thanks to hot new models from Ford (NYSE:F) that have made life tough for Toyota.

Ford's Fusion Hybrid has been stealing sales from Toyota's Camry and Prius. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co.

Will Ford help GM make a race of it? In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at what GM will need to do to overcome Toyota and at Volkswagen's (OTC:VWAGY) push to make this a three-way race in the coming years.