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AutoWay Toyota and LoJack Corporation Host 'Catch A Car Thief' Event

Jan. 22, 2007

Event To Promote Effective Car Protection Measures

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AutoWay Toyota, one of Central Florida's premier automotive retailers, and LoJack Corporation, the company responsible for the nation's leading anti-vehicular-theft innovation, will host its first annual "Catch A Car Thief" event on Thursday, January 25, 2007 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will be held in the AutoWay Toyota dealership at 8501 U.S. Highway 19 North and is intended to educate consumers on strategies and tactics to protect their vehicles from theft, a rising concern in communities across Florida and the country.

"Florida has the second highest rate of motor vehicle theft in the nation, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau," said Bobby Yoxall, General Manager of AutoWay Toyota. "In fact, in 2005, nearly one out of every 10 vehicles stolen in the U.S. was stolen here in Florida - and that's a statistic we can work to improve."

The program will include refreshments, entertainment, prizes and giveaways, including two free LoJack systems. More importantly, it will also include presentations by experts in theft prevention, law enforcement and motor vehicle safety. The event is open to all members of the public, and reservations are suggested.

"Catch A Car Thief" continues AutoWay Toyota's commitment to safer streets. The dealership is the only AutoWay location - in fact the only dealership at all in the local market - to include LoJack free of charge on all of their deliveries.

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EVENT: AutoWay Dealership Group "Catch A Car Thief" Event
DATE: Thursday, January 25, 2007
TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 8501 U.S. Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
PHONE: 888-212-7113

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is America's largest automotive retailer and a component of the Standard and Poor's 500 Index. In 2004 AutoNation was named America's Most Admired Automotive Retailer for the 4th year in a row. AutoNation has approximately 26,000 full-time employees and owns and operates 331 new vehicle franchises in 16 states. For additional information, please visit or, where more than 90,000 vehicles are available for sale.

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Marc Cannon of AutoNation, Inc.

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