WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

       Date Of Report (Date Of Earliest Event Reported) November 22, 2002

                                AUTONATION, INC.
             (Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)

         DELAWARE                        1-13107               73-1105145
(State Or Other Jurisdiction           (Commission            (IRS Employer
 Of Incorporation)                      File Number)         Identification No.)

                               110 S.E. 6th Street
                          Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301
          (Address Of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)

        Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code (954) 769-6000

          (Former Name Or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)

ITEM 5. Other Events.

         On November 25, 2002, AutoNation, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press
release announcing that Michael G. DeGroote has resigned from the Company's
Board of Directors effective immediately due to health reasons. A copy of the
press release is attached as an exhibit hereto and incorporated herein by

ITEM 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

(c)  Exhibits

99.1     Press Release of AutoNation, Inc., dated November 25, 2002.


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                      AUTONATION, INC.

                                      By:  /s/ Jonathan P. Ferrando
                                           Jonathan P. Ferrando
                                           Senior Vice President,
                                           General Counsel and Secretary

Dated: November 25, 2002

                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit             Exhibit
Number            Description
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99.1     Press Release of AutoNation, Inc., dated November 25, 2002.