This excerpt taken from the AN DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2006.
NOTICE OF THE 2006 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
TO THE STOCKHOLDERS OF AUTONATION, INC.:
The 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of AutoNation, Inc. will be held at the AutoNation Tower, located at 110 S.E. 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 on Thursday, June 1, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. At the Annual Meeting, we will consider and vote upon the following matters:
Only stockholders of record as of 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 26, 2006, the record date, are entitled to receive notice of the Annual Meeting and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournments or postponements of the Annual Meeting.
We cordially invite you to attend the Annual Meeting in person. Even if you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, we ask that you please cast your vote as soon as possible. You may revoke your proxy and reclaim your right to vote at any time prior to its use.
Either an admission ticket or proof of ownership of AutoNation stock, as well as a form of personal photo identification, must be presented in order to be admitted to the Annual Meeting. If you are a stockholder of record, your admission ticket is attached to your proxy card. If your shares are held in the name of a bank, broker or other holder of record, you must bring a brokerage statement or other proof of ownership with you to the Annual Meeting, or you may request an admission ticket in advance. Please see the response to the question Do I need a ticket to attend the Annual Meeting? for further details.
By Order of the Board of Directors,
Jonathan P. Ferrando
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
April 27, 2006