Some got axed. Some hopped to other jobs. A few retired. The auto industry's usual executive churn stepped up a notch last year. More unusual were the departures from Toyota, which normally manages to hold on to its key people. Here are 10 auto execs who cleaned out their desks in 2007.
Group vice president of North American marketing, sales and service, Ford Motor Co.
A 30-year Ford veteran, Codina, 56, retired effective Nov. 1. He enjoyed good relations with Ford's dealers during his 22 months as the company's top salesman but could not prevent a stunning collapse of Ford sales.