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Nine AutoNation Stores Named In Automotive News' "Best Dealerships to Work For" 2013 survey


AutoNation Tops List with More Recipients than Any Other Retail Group

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--July 8, 2013: AutoNation , America's largest auto retailer, announced today that nine of its stores have been named in Automotive News' top 100 list of "Best Dealerships to Work For." For the second year in a row, AutoNation has more locations on the list than any other dealership group in the country, including two stores in the top 10: AutoNation Honda South in Corpus Christi, TX, which was ranked 5th nationally, and AutoNation Hyundai at the Mall of Georgia in Buford, GA, which ranked 10th. It was also the second year in a row that AutoNation's MINI of Stevens Creek in Santa Clara, CA appeared on the list.

The designation is awarded through a survey process administered by Best Companies Group, an independent third party, which closely investigates dealership operations from the perspective of those who work there. Selection criteria include working conditions, benefits, professional development opportunities and work-life balance.

"We're very pleased to be recognized for our efforts at making our stores as rewarding, enriching, and welcoming for our associates as possible," said Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. "Our goal is to provide the members of our team an environment that encourages them to be their best – not only does it make for great customer service and outstanding performance, it also promotes a degree of longevity and loyalty that strengthens our organization for the long run."

The other AutoNation locations making the list were AutoNation Chevrolet in Amarillo, TX, AutoNation Honda Thornton Road in Lithia Springs, GA, AutoNation Acura Gulf Freeway in League City, TX , Newport Auto Center in Newport Beach, CA, AutoNation Chevrolet Cadillac in Amarillo, TX and Valencia BMW in Valencia, CA.