AutoNation (AN -1.2%) CEO Mike Jackson throws a bit of a scare across the automobile industry by...

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AutoNation (AN -1.2%) CEO Mike Jackson throws a bit of a scare across the automobile industry by telling CNBC (video) a fiscal cliff stalemate could strike the sector during the last ten days of the year when selling is typically high. After a good run in 2012, will the ongoing impact from Hurricane Sandy and muted consumer demand due to political tension spur a disappointing Q4 for automakers in the U.S.?