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Desert Honda's Drive for Excellence

Jun. 06, 2007

WHAT: What is the "Drive for Excellence?"

The Desert Honda an AutoNation Company "Drive for Excellence" is a campaign designed to reward senior high school students in Clark County who have attained very high levels of academic achievement and exemplary attendance records throughout the '06 - '07 school year. In conjunction with the Clark County School District and Mach One Media Group (the publisher of Nevada Family magazine and the endorsed C.C.S.D. information periodical) Desert Honda will reward qualifying students with fantastic incentives and community recognition.

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Desert Honda will provide incentives ranging from T-shirts, movie tickets and hats to Dell laptops, a Hawaiian vacation and 2007 Honda FIT automobile to students that have achieved a Cumulative Weighted GPA of 3.7 or higher through the first semester and can maintain their GPA at 3.7 or higher through May 4, 2007. Student must have recorded any "unexcused absences" throughout the school year as a final condition. These prizes will all be given away at the June 7th event.

Desert Honda is going to prove to the high school students of Clark County that it REALLY does pay to get good grades and work hard in school.

What is happening at the event?

Qualified High School seniors will be sent an official invitation from the school district to attend the event that will be held at Desert Honda. Throughout the evening, prizes will be raffled off to these exceptional students as they wait for the grand prize giveaway. At approximately 7:30 p.m. the name of one qualified student will be drawn and awarded a brand new 2007 Honda FIT automobile. Also, one lucky student and a parent will be the lucky recipient of a 10-day vacation to Hawaii supplied by Mach One Media Group.

Food, drinks and entertainment will be provided during the event.

WHEN: Thursday, June 7, 2007
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Desert Honda
1700 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104

For more information call:
Danielle Jenner - 702-369-3099

NEWS: To schedule interviews, contact Marc Cannon of AutoNation, Inc.
MEDIA at 954-769-3146.

ABOUT AUTONATION, INC.

AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is America's largest automotive retailer and the largest Honda dealer in the U.S. AutoNation is a component of the Standard and Poor's 500 Index. AutoNation has approximately 26,000 full-time employees and owns and operates 327 new vehicle franchises in 16 states. For additional information, please visit http://corp.AutoNation.com or www.AutoNation.com, where more than 80,000 vehicles are available for sale.

Contact: Marc Cannon

(954) 769-3146
cannonm@autonation.com

SOURCE AutoNation, Inc.

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