AutoNation (AN +1.4%) CEO Michael Jackson says in an earnings CC that he sees 3 drivers pacing a...

|About: AutoNation Inc (AN)|By:, SA News Editor

AutoNation (AN +1.4%) CEO Michael Jackson says in an earnings CC that he sees 3 drivers pacing a recovery in the auto market - as he backs up his call for 2012 sales of 14M vehicles in the U.S. Factors that could push CARZ and VROM higher: (1) A fleet of U.S. cars showing their age; (2) the accelerated pace of new products being launched by manufacturers; (3) the availability of credit financing to customers.