AutoNation Reports December 2012 New Vehicle Unit Sales of 27,958
AutoNation (NYSE: AN) today announced that its retail new vehicle unit sales in December 2012, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, totaled 27,958, an increase of 15% as compared to December 2011. Retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments were as follows:
8,415 for Domestic, up 11% versus December 2011,
13,450 for Import, up 18% versus December 2011, and
6,093 for Premium Luxury, up 14% versus December 2011.
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On a daily selling rate basis, AutoNation's retail new vehicle unit sales increased 19%. There were 26 selling days in December 2012 compared to 27 selling days in December 2011.
For the fourth quarter of 2012, AutoNation's retail new vehicle unit sales, as reported to the