AutoNation Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sep 27, 2011, 16:00 ET from AutoNation, Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 on Thursday, October 20, 2011. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Mike Short, 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 day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call may be accessed by telephone at 888-769-8515 (password: AutoNation). The webcast will be available on AutoNation's investor relations website at under "Webcasts & Presentations." A playback of the conference call will be available after 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 20, 2011 through October 27, 2011 by calling 866-463-2174 (password 75300).

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is America's largest automotive retailer. A component of the Standard and Poor's 500 Index, AutoNation owns and operates 256 new vehicle franchises in 15 states. For additional information, please visit or  Follow us at and

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