DENVER, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, is celebrating a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold by thanking its community partners and customers, those who made this momentous occasion possible. In 11 markets from coast to coast, the company is surprising 11 customers and handing them the keys to their new vehicles, with no payments.
It was Pablo Correa and his wife's lucky day when the management team at AutoNation Buick GMC Park Meadows handed them the keys to their brand new 2017 Encore, payment free. Mr. Correa is a missionary and his wife is an interpreter, and they have devoted their lives to helping others.
On Saturday, May 20th, also in celebration of the company's historic milestone, AutoNation will donate to Brent's Place in Aurora, Colorado, a Chrysler ProMaster Passenger Van. Brent's Place is the only Children's Hospital Colorado approved Safe-Clean housing facility for immune compromised patients and their families, providing a living environment that is essential to healing and recovery. As a community partner, AutoNation has donated and raised more than $200,000 for Brent's Place by holding a variety of fundraising events, tournaments, marathons and more. Later this month, AutoNation will receive the honor of naming the Brent's Place Parking Facility.
AutoNation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Jackson said, "The extraordinary accomplishment of being the first automotive company to sell 11 million vehicles is an opportunity to show our appreciation to our community partners and our customers who have made this historic moment possible."
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation and its comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of March 31, 2017, AutoNation owned and operated 372 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 11 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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