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08.29.17AutoNation Authorizes Additional $250 Million for Share Repurchase
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of AutoNation's common stock. With the increased authorization, AutoNation has approximately $270 million total Board authorization remaining for share repurchases as of August 29, 2017. AutoNation has approximately 95 million shares outstanding as of August 28, 2017. ... 
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08.02.17AutoNation Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported second quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $88 million, or $0.86 per share. Second quarter 2016 net income from continuing operations totaled $112 million, or $1.08 per share. For the second quarter of 2017, AutoNation's combined retail vehicle unit sales were down 3%, or down 2% on a same store basis.  Market conditions were very challengin... 
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07.14.17AutoNation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2017 on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conference call and audio webcast that same... 
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06.01.17American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery Program Receives New ProMaster Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
America's largest automotive retailer reaches historic milestone and thanks local customers with free vehicles FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their v... 
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05.31.17AutoNation Names Lance Iserman Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer
Steve Kwak Named Western Region President FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that AutoNation Western Region President, Lance Iserman has been named Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Operating Officer, effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Iserman has over 30 years of retail automotive experience and over 15 years of experience within the AutoNation organization. Most recently, Mr. Iserman was ... 
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05.25.17Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation Receives New ProMaster Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
America's Largest Automotive Retailer Reaches Historic Milestone and Thanks Local Customers with Free Vehicles FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their v... 
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05.24.17AutoNation Announces New Partnership With McLaren-Honda-Andretti And 2-Time Formula One Champion And Indy 500® Rookie, Fernando Alonso
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's Largest Automotive Retailer, announced on May 20th that it has partnered with McLaren-Honda to sponsor Fernando Alonso, two-time Formula One Champion, in his first ever Indy 500® race. For the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500®, McLaren-Honda has a limited time partnership with Andretti Autosport, a current partner of AutoNation. Fernando Alonso is one of the youngest champions in F1 history. The 35... 
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05.23.17Lucky Texas Customers are Surprised with Free Vehicles as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold. AutoNation is the first and only retailer in the history of the automotive industry to reach this milestone.  In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers by handing them the keys to their vehicles, payment free.  On May 22nd, Evelin Hernandez, a mother of three adopted children, was spee... 
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05.22.17AutoNation Features 2014 Indy 500® Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay And Indy 500® Rising Star, Jack Harvey, in Major Coast To Coast TV Campaign
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's Largest Automotive Retailer, today announced that it has again teamed up with Andretti Autosport's 2014 Indy 500® Champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Indy 500® Rookie, Jack Harvey, driving in his first Indy 500® on May 28th, to help celebrate the company selling 11 million vehicles and the kickoff of the summer selling season, with a $20 million TV advertising campaign. Ryan... 
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05.19.17Brent's Place Receives New Chrysler Passenger Van as AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold
First and only automotive retailer in history to reach this milestone thanks local customer with free vehicle DENVER, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers and handing them the keys to their new vehicles, wi... 
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05.18.17AutoNation Celebrates 11 Million Vehicles Sold With Vehicle Donations and Customer Appreciation Events from Coast to Coast
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold.  AutoNation is the first and only retailer in the history of the automotive industry to reach this milestone.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, AutoNation will donate 4 Chrysler ProMaster Passenger vans to community partners who are on the front lines in the fight against cancer. Recognizing the impact that can... 
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05.15.17AutoNation Announces Resignation of William "Bill" Berman, President and Chief Operating Officer
AutoNation Announces Promotion of Scott Arnold to Executive Vice President of Customer Care and Brand Extensions FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the resignation of William "Bill" Berman as President and Chief Operating Officer effective today, May 15, 2017.  Bill will continue to serve as an employee of the Company in an advisory capacity through June 30, 2017. Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Ch... 
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04.25.17AutoNation Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
- EPS from continuing operations was $0.97, up 8% compared to first quarter 2016 EPS from continuing operations of $0.90 - Total revenue of $5.1 billion was flat compared to the year-ago period - Same store retail vehicle unit sales were flat compared to the year-ago period FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today reported first quarter 2017 net income from continuing operations of $98 million, or $0.... 
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04.19.17AutoNation Announces Executive Vice President and General Counsel
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced the appointment of C. Coleman Edmunds to the position of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective April 19, 2017. Coleman will serve as a member of the Executive Committee and report directly to Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mike Jackson said, "Having worked closely with Coleman over the... 
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03.31.17AutoNation Kickoffs Final 72 Hour Sales Event with Breakfast for Charity
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it kicked off its final "72 Hour Sales Event," by donating hundreds of breakfast food items, including baked goods, juices and dairy products, to over 10 food pantries through the Coalition Against Hunger organization. Throughout the month of March, AutoNation provided breakfast and other food items for its associates and customers from coast to coast, an... 
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03.31.17AutoNation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Berman, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Cheryl Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss these results and other information regarding the Company during a conf... 
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03.07.17AutoNation Announces Retirement of Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President – General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources will be retiring from the Company on March 31, 2017. Coleman Edmunds, currently AutoNation's Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, will serve as acting General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective April 1, 2017. Jon Ferrando stated, "I ha... 
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02.03.17AutoNation Reports All-Time Record Quarterly and All-Time Record Full Year EPS
Fourth Quarter 2016 Results - EPS from continuing operations was $1.14, up 31% compared to fourth quarter 2015 EPS from continuing operations of $0.87 - EPS from continuing operations included a gain related to a business divestiture of $0.19 per share - Total revenue of $5.5 billion was up 3% compared to the year-ago period, increasing across all major business sectors Full Year 2016 Results - EPS from continuing operations was $4.16, up 7% compared to 2015 EPS from continuing op... 
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02.01.17William "Bill" Berman Named President of AutoNation
- Marc Cannon and Donna Parlapiano promoted to Executive Vice Presidents FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that William "Bill" Berman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer, effective February 1, 2017. Mike Jackson will continue as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation.  Mr. Berman has 30 years of retail aut... 
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01.13.17AutoNation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2017 /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, 2016 on Friday, February 3, 2017. 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 Pre... 
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01.04.17AutoNation Announces Nationwide Talent Search
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it's holding a 1-day hiring event on January 10, 2017. The event will take place in 15 cities from coast to coast. Thousands of sales and service positions are available at all of the Company's stores and service centers. Beyond a great work environment, the Company is offering base pay plus bonus and commission pay plans, paid training, paid time off and fl... 
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