Sonic Automotive, Inc. is an automotive retailer. The Company approximately operated 123 franchises in 14 states (representing 25 different brands of cars and light trucks) and 21 collision repair centers. The Company approximately operated 102 stores. The Company�s dealerships provide services, including sales of both new and used cars and light trucks; sales of replacement parts, performance of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, paint and collision repair services (Fixed Operations), and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance and other aftermarket products (F and I) for its customers. It operates dealerships in different markets. It has dealerships in markets, including Houston, Alabama/Tennessee, North/South Carolina/Georgia, Los Angeles North, Los Angeles South, South Bay (San Francisco), Florida, Los Angeles South, Mid-Atlantic, North Bay (San Francisco), Dallas, Ohio, Colorado, Michigan and Las Vegas.