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07.02.15AutoNation Announces Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales of 27,862 in June 2015, Up 9% versus June 2014
Second Quarter Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Were Up 7% versus Second Quarter 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transaction reporting standards, retail sales of 27,862 new vehicles in June 2015, an increase of 9% as compared to June 2014. June 2015 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation'... 
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06.24.15AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&... 
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06.04.15AutoNation Announces Vehicle Giveaway in Texas to Celebrate 10 Millionth Vehicle Sold
FRISCO, Texas, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will celebrate the sale of its 10 millionth vehicle by giving away a 2015 Ford Transit in Frisco, Texas. "We could think of no better way to celebrate the industry-leading feat of selling our 10 millionth vehicle than by thanking those who made it possible, our customers," said AutoNation Chairman, CEO and President, Mike Jackson.  "We are pleased to be abl... 
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06.04.15AutoNation Announces Vehicle Giveaway in California to Celebrate 10 Millionth Vehicle Sold
CERRITOS, Calif., June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will celebrate the sale of its 10 millionth vehicle by giving away a new Toyota Camry in Cerritos, California. "We could think of no better way to celebrate the industry-leading feat of selling our 10 millionth vehicle than by thanking those who made it possible, our customers," said AutoNation Chairman, CEO and President, Mike Jackson.  "We are pleased ... 
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06.03.15AutoNation Announces Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales of 31,777 in May 2015, up 5% Versus May 2014
AutoNation Celebrates the Sale of its 10 Millionth Vehicle - Only Automotive Retailer in History to Reach Milestone FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transaction reporting standards, retail sales of 31,777 new vehicles in May 2015, an increase of 5% as compared to May 2014.  May 2015 reported retail new vehicle unit... 
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05.13.15AutoNation Launches AutoNation Branded Vehicle Protection Plan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN),  America's largest automotive retailer, announced today the launch of an AutoNation branded vehicle service contract – the "AutoNation Vehicle Protection Plan" – to be sold in all Domestic and Import AutoNation stores. Mike Jackson, Chairman, CEO and President, said, "Offering a private-label service contract is the next logical step in our 'Coast to Coast' branding initiative that we launched two years ago. This... 
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05.04.15AutoNation Announces April 2015 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 6% versus April 2014
- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in April 2015 of 27,155 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transaction reporting standards, retail sales of 27,155 new vehicles in April 2015, an increase of 6% as compared to April of 2014.  April 2015 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments ... 
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04.22.15AutoNation Reports Record First Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations
- EPS from continuing operations was $0.97, a record for first quarter results and an increase of 29% compared to first quarter 2014 adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.75 ($0.79 for the first quarter of 2014 on a GAAP basis) - Net income from continuing operations was $112 million, up 23% compared to first quarter 2014 adjusted net income from continuing operations of $91 million ($96 million for the first quarter of 2014 on a GAAP basis) - Total revenue of $4.9 billion, up 13% ... 
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04.02.15AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2015 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 10% versus First Quarter 2014
-- For March 2015, on a daily rate basis, total retail new vehicle unit sales increased 12% versus March 2014. Industry reporting for March 2015 has two fewer calendar days than for March 2014. -- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in March 2015 increased 5% versus March 2014. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sal... 
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03.25.15AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bill Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Scully, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M... 
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03.20.15Porsche Plano - Celebrates State-of-the-Art Facility
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of Porsche Plano. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place tonight at 6pm.  Visit the remodeled facility located at 5924 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX. The beautifully redesigned 40,000 square foot store, which added 3,000 additional square feet, will highlight the award-winning Porsche brand and its products, which include the new Cayman,... 
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03.19.15Lexus of Cerritos - Celebrates State-of-the-Art Facility
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of Lexus of Cerritos. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place tonight at 6pm.  Visit the remodeled facility located at 18800 Studebaker Rd in Cerritos, CA. The impressive 74,000 square foot redesigned space highlights these qualities with the additional 10,000 square feet added to the facility. The Lexus brand is known for its innov... 
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03.18.15Porsche Bellevue - Celebrates State-of-the-Art Facility
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of Porsche Bellevue. Porsche Bellevue was part of the Barrier Motors Premium Luxury Group acquisition the company made at the end of last year. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place tonight at 6pm.  Visit the brand new facility located at 11910 NE 8th Street in Bellevue, WA. The exquisitely designed 38,000 square foot store, will ... 
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03.17.15Audi Plano - Celebrates State-of-the-Art Facility
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of Audi Plano. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place tonight at 6pm.  Visit the remodeled facility located at 5930 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX. Audi Plano's redesigned facility increased square footage nearly 15,000 square feet to over 60,000 square feet.  An additional 12 service bays with lifts, a new alignment rack and tire mount a... 
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03.04.15AutoNation Announces February 2015 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 8% versus February 2014
- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in February 2015 of 23,780 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transaction reporting standards, retail sales of 23,780 new vehicles in February 2015, an increase of 8% as compared to February of 2014. February 2015 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operat... 
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02.17.15AutoNation partners with Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay and Racing for Cancer to Host A Trio of 'Yellow Party' Events in 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, and reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay and his charity Racing for Cancer have announced today that the organization's iconic fundraising event, The Yellow Party, will return in 2015 with three exclusive events in key racing markets. Racing for Cancer's 2015 fundraising season will kick off in St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 27th, along-side the Verizon IndyC... 
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02.03.15AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarter and All-Time Record Full Year Results
Fourth Quarter 2014 Results - EPS from continuing operations was an all-time record $1.02, up 23% compared to fourth quarter 2013 adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.83 ($0.89 on a GAAP basis) - Total revenue of $5.0 billion, up 12% compared to the year-ago period, increasing across all major business sectors; operating income of $227 million, an increase of 12% compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 Full Year 2014 Results - Adjusted EPS from continuing operations was an al... 
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02.03.15AutoNation Announces January 2015 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 20% versus January 2014
- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2015 of 23,355 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers, based on their respective sales transaction reporting standards, retail sales of 23,355 new vehicles in January 2015, an increase of 20% as compared to January of 2014. January 2015 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating ... 
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01.15.15Mike Jackson to Take on Expanded Role of AutoNation Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President under Employment Contract Extension Through 2019
- President and COO Mike Maroone announces retirement after 18-year career - AutoNation long-time executive Bill Berman named EVP and COO FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN),  America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Mike Jackson, Chairman and CEO, has been named to the additional role of President effective February 4, 2015 and has signed a five year employment contract extension through 2019.  Mr. Jackson has been the CEO of... 
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01.06.15AutoNation Announces December 2014 Reported Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Increased 12% versus December 2013
- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in the fourth quarter of 2014 increased 9% versus the fourth quarter 2013 - Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in full year 2014 increased 8% versus full year 2013 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 33,069 new vehicles in December 2014, an increase of 12% as compared to December 2013.  ... 
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01.05.15AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer, Cheryl Scully, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President responsible for M&... 
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