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Partners & Customers

10

About AutoNation

AutoNation is an automotive retailer transforming the automotive industry. 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.

AutoNation Headquarter Location

200 SW 1st Ave Suite 1600

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301,

United States

954-769-6000

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Latest AutoNation News

09:30 EDT motormindz appoints Mike Maroone to advise board

May 10, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article DETROIT, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- motormindz, Inc., a highly specialized global automotive consultancy, today announced the appointment of Mike Maroone as Strategic Advisor to the Board. A renowned entrepreneur, investor and iconic auto retailer, Maroone is regarded as one of the most influential leaders in automotive. He has been recognized as an Automotive News All-Star and as one of the industry's 50 Visionary Dealers of all time. Automotive executive Mike Maroone joins motormindz Inc. as strategic board advisor. "We are humbled and honored to have Mike join us in our ongoing mission to accelerate transformative change in our industry," motormindz CEO and Founder Jeff Van Dongen said. "He is a world-class entrepreneur and leader whose accomplishments speak for themselves." Mike is the CEO of Maroone USA, leading five automotive franchises in Colorado and one in Florida. He serves as the lead director of Carvana, the nation's fastest-growing auto retailer, as well as a director for MDH Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition corporation, and several other leading organizations – within, and outside of, automotive. As owner of Maroone Enterprises since 1997, he works both independently and in partnership in multiple ventures. His business interests include automotive, healthcare, aviation, insurance and real estate where his investments include commercial centers, office buildings, cold storage, apartments, town homes and land. "I am excited to be working with some of the industry's foremost thought leaders," said Maroone. "The industry is changing rapidly and motormindz provides the critical thinking that allows the industry to stay focused on continuous learning and change management. "  Maroone's career in auto retail began with the Maroone Automotive Group which, under his leadership as president, grew to nine franchises in six locations with 900 associates. In partnership with his father, Al, the Maroone Automotive Group was consistently recognized as one of the top-performing auto retail groups in America. Over an 18-year span, Maroone served as president, chief operating officer and director of AutoNation, Inc. where he was integral in building the group into one of the nation's top automotive retailers. At the time of his retirement from AutoNation in 2015, he helped build a company with nearly 300 dealerships generating close to $20 billion in revenue annually. "Mike's name commands attention at every level of our industry," said motormindz President Jason Stein. "His experience and strategic insights will prove to be invaluable to our continued growth and in the ongoing evolution of our Future Auto Retail practice. "   motormindz is a highly specialized, global automotive consulting firm committed to delivering world-class solutions to OEMs, suppliers, dealers, and technology providers. Our unique network of C-Level executives spans 30 countries, have sat in the chairs of the customers we serve, and enable the delivery of the transformative results needed to Accelerate What's Next. For more information, please visit  motormindz.com . SOURCE motormindz inc.

AutoNation Investments

4 Investments

AutoNation has made 4 investments. Their latest investment was in Waymo as part of their Unattributed VC - III on June 6, 2021.

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AutoNation Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/16/2021

Unattributed VC - III

Waymo

$2,500M

No

76

3/2/2020

Unattributed VC

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$99M

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10

12/11/2018

Series G - III

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$99M

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10

10/30/2018

Series G - II

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$99M

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10

Date

6/16/2021

3/2/2020

12/11/2018

10/30/2018

Round

Unattributed VC - III

Unattributed VC

Series G - III

Series G - II

Company

Waymo

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Amount

$2,500M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

76

10

10

10

AutoNation Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

AutoNation has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Vroom on June 09, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/9/2020

IPO

$99M

7

Date

6/9/2020

Exit

IPO

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

7

AutoNation Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

AutoNation acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Priority 1 Automotive on October 21, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

10/21/2021

$99M

Acquired

3

Date

10/21/2021

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Sources

3

AutoNation Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

AutoNation has 10 strategic partners and customers. AutoNation recently partnered with Palo Alto Networks on June 6, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

6/11/2021

Vendor

United States

AutoNation Improves Performance, Saves Millions With Prisma SD-WAN.

AutoNation chose Prisma SD-WAN 3000 high-performance appliances with 500 Mbps of throughput for their branch offices , providing consistent connectivity .

1

10/28/2020

Partner

United States

TrueCar, AutoNation and DAV Partner on 4th ‘DrivenToDrive’ Program to Help Injured Veterans Get Back Behind the Wheel

`` This program is incredibly meaningful to our organization , and we are excited to continue it in partnership with AutoNation and DAV as we help the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom regain their freedom to DRIVE . ''

1

7/2/2020

Partner

United States

Waymo forging ahead with driverless truck platform

Waymo kicked off its self-driving truck program in 2017 and two years later launched a local hotshot delivery partnership with car retailer AutoNation , picking up spare car parts and delivering them to repair shops in the Phoenix area in the company 's driverless-enabled Chrysler Pacifica vans .

1

10/29/2019

Partner

United States

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10

10/1/2019

Partner

United States

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Date

6/11/2021

10/28/2020

7/2/2020

10/29/2019

10/1/2019

Type

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

AutoNation Improves Performance, Saves Millions With Prisma SD-WAN.

AutoNation chose Prisma SD-WAN 3000 high-performance appliances with 500 Mbps of throughput for their branch offices , providing consistent connectivity .

TrueCar, AutoNation and DAV Partner on 4th ‘DrivenToDrive’ Program to Help Injured Veterans Get Back Behind the Wheel

`` This program is incredibly meaningful to our organization , and we are excited to continue it in partnership with AutoNation and DAV as we help the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom regain their freedom to DRIVE . ''

Waymo forging ahead with driverless truck platform

Waymo kicked off its self-driving truck program in 2017 and two years later launched a local hotshot delivery partnership with car retailer AutoNation , picking up spare car parts and delivering them to repair shops in the Phoenix area in the company 's driverless-enabled Chrysler Pacifica vans .

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AutoNation Team

11 Team Members

AutoNation has 11 team members, including current President, Steve Strader.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Steve Strader

President

Current

Tom Slauson

Owner

Current

Steven Berrard

Founder

Former

Rick Ford

President

Former

Frank Grese

President

Former

Name

Steve Strader

Tom Slauson

Steven Berrard

Rick Ford

Frank Grese

Work History

Title

President

Owner

Founder

President

President

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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