AutoNation, Inc. to Hold Earnings Conference Call, Webcast Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from AutoNation, Inc.

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AN) America's largest automotive retailer, on and off the web,
 announced today that it is releasing its 2001 first quarter results of
 operations on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 a.m., Eastern time. The Company will
 review and discuss these results during a conference call and audio webcast
 that same morning at 11:00 a.m., Eastern time.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom/cgi-bin/prnh/20001017/AUTONATIONLOGO )
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990505/ANMAROONE )
     Joining the conference call will be Mike Jackson, Chief Executive Officer;
 Michael E. Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Craig T.
 Monaghan, Chief Financial Officer. They will comment on the Company's 2001
 first quarter results.
     To listen live to the conference call, dial 888-276-0005 or listen via the
 audio webcast offered at www.autonation.com by clicking on the "Visit Our
 Corporate Site" icon and then clicking on the Webcast icon.  A playback of the
 conference call will be available after 3:00 p.m. Eastern time, Wednesday, May
 2, 2001, through May 9, 2001. The playback can be accessed by calling 800-475-
 6701 (access code 582802) or by visiting the "Audio Presentation" section of
 the Investor Relations page of AutoNation's corporate site.
 
     About AutoNation, Inc.
     AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is America's
 largest automotive retailer, on and off the Web.  AutoNation, which is ranked
 #83 on the Fortune 500, employs approximately 31,000 people and owns and
 operates 375 automotive retail franchises in 17 states.
 
 

SOURCE AutoNation, Inc.
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AN) America's largest automotive retailer, on and off the web,
 announced today that it is releasing its 2001 first quarter results of
 operations on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 a.m., Eastern time. The Company will
 review and discuss these results during a conference call and audio webcast
 that same morning at 11:00 a.m., Eastern time.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom/cgi-bin/prnh/20001017/AUTONATIONLOGO )
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990505/ANMAROONE )
     Joining the conference call will be Mike Jackson, Chief Executive Officer;
 Michael E. Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Craig T.
 Monaghan, Chief Financial Officer. They will comment on the Company's 2001
 first quarter results.
     To listen live to the conference call, dial 888-276-0005 or listen via the
 audio webcast offered at www.autonation.com by clicking on the "Visit Our
 Corporate Site" icon and then clicking on the Webcast icon.  A playback of the
 conference call will be available after 3:00 p.m. Eastern time, Wednesday, May
 2, 2001, through May 9, 2001. The playback can be accessed by calling 800-475-
 6701 (access code 582802) or by visiting the "Audio Presentation" section of
 the Investor Relations page of AutoNation's corporate site.
 
     About AutoNation, Inc.
     AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is America's
 largest automotive retailer, on and off the Web.  AutoNation, which is ranked
 #83 on the Fortune 500, employs approximately 31,000 people and owns and
 operates 375 automotive retail franchises in 17 states.
 
 SOURCE  AutoNation, Inc.