AutoNation to do online-only auto sales by Sharon Hill in Automotive, Marketplace 10 Dec 2014 The U.S. online-only auto sales trend grows, with the nation’s largest automotive retailer jumping on the digital bandwagon. Very shortly AutoNation will roll out is new Smart Choice Express service in South Florida, expanding to all of its 240 stores across the nation in 2015. When it debuts, customers will choose their car online, complete the paperwork and walk into the dealership with a gu This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.