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|Traded as||NYSE: SAH|
|Founders||O Bruton Smith|
|Headquarters||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Key people||O Bruton Smith
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
B. Scott Smith
President, Chief Strategic Officer, Director
Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) is a Fortune 500 company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States. The company's founder and CEO is O Bruton Smith, who is also the founder and CEO of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: TRK).
Sonic Automotive operates in 15 states with 107 dealerships representing 29 different brands of automobiles. These dealerships provide numerous services, including sales of new and used cars; sales of replacement parts; vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint, and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranty contracts, financing, and insurance for the company's customers. Sonic's annual revenue is roughly $8 billion.