FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-AutoNation, Inc., America's largest automotive retailer, announced that its retail new vehicle unit sales in July 2010, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, totaled 19,688 an increase of 5% as compared to July 2009, which benefited from the highly successful Cash for Clunkers Program. Retail new vehicle unit sales in July 2010 for AutoNation's operating segments were as follows:

  • 5,995 for Domestic, up 13% versus July 2009,

  • 10,558 for Import, down 1% versus July 2009, and

  • 3,135 for Premium Luxury, up 12% versus July 2009.

    On a sequential basis, AutoNation's July 2010 retail new vehicle unit sales were up 22% versus June 2010.