FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation (NYSE: AN), America's largest auto retailer, announced today that seven of its stores have been named in Automotive News' top 100 list of "Best Dealerships to Work For," all of which are repeat winners. AutoNation Honda South Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, TX, a 4-time winner, was listed as one of the, "Top 10 Best Dealership to Work For," in the country. AutoNation continues to prove that it's not only a great place to purchase or service a vehicle but also a great place to work.
The designation is awarded through a survey process administered by Best Companies Group, an independent third party, who observes the work environment dealerships offer their associates. Selection criteria include working conditions, benefits, professional development opportunities and work-life balance.
Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, said, "This honor is a true testament to the hard work and focus we put into making sure our dealerships offer the best environment for our associates. In 2015, we sold over 10 million vehicles, a milestone that no other automotive retailer has ever done. Each vehicle was sold one at a time: by outstanding men and women from coast to coast. Without a solid group of professionals, we would not be able to deliver the peerless customer experience that millions of AutoNation's customers have come to expect."
The other AutoNation locations, each multi-year winners, making the list were 2-time winner, AutoNation Buick GMC West in Golden, CO, 2-time winner, AutoNation Ford Gulf Freeway in Houston, TX, 4-time winner, AutoNation Chevrolet in Amarillo, TX, 3-time winner, Porsche Plano in Plano, TX, 3-time winner Valencia BMW in Valencia, CA and 4-time winner, Newport Auto Center in Newport Beach, CA.
For more information about the awards and the process through which they're granted, visit www.bestdealershipstoworkfor.com. To shop any AutoNation retail location for a vehicle or find a store nearby, visit www.AutoNation.com. Investors and those seeking more information about the company should visit investors.autonation.com.
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation is transforming the automotive industry. As of September 30, 2016, AutoNation owned and operated 371 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 10 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation's success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.
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