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AutoNation Announces Reported Retail Sales of 32,660 New Vehicles in August 2014, Best August Since 2002


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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Sept. 4, 2014: AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 32,660 new vehicles in August 2014, an increase of 7% as compared to August 2013. August 2014 reported retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments were as follows:

10,053 for Domestic, up 8% versus August 2013, 16,931 for Import, up 5% versus August 2013, and 5,676 for Premium Luxury, up 11% versus August 2013. On a same-store basis, reported retail new vehicle unit sales in August 2014 were up 5% as compared to August 2013. Industry reporting for August 2014 includes one less calendar day than in August 2013. AutoNation expects to report September 2014 retail new vehicle unit sales on October 2, 2014.

(1) As compared to prior total retail new vehicle unit sales recorded in accordance with GAAP on a continuing operations basis.