A row of Ford Focus are displayed next to Ford F-Series pickups at Koons Ford in Silver Spring

 
A row of Ford Focus are displayed next to Ford F-Series pickups at Koons Ford in Silver Spring
A row of Ford Focus (bottom) are displayed next to Ford F-Series pickups at Koons Ford in Silver Spring, Maryland April 3, 2012. U.S. auto sales rose more than 15 percent in March, preliminary data showed, as rising consumer confidence and cheap financing quickened the pace of a sluggish recovery more than two years in the making. REUTERS/Gary Cameron