TrueCar Adds AutoNation COO To Board

Santa Monica-based TrueCar, the online provider of new car pricing reports, announced today that it has added Mike Maroone, President and Chief Operating Officer of AutoNation, to the firm's board of directors. TrueCar said that AutoNation is the country's largest automotive retailer. Maroone has been at AutoNation since 1997, and has been President and COO of the company since 1999. TrueCar, which is headed by Scott Painter, provides pricing reports to both consumers and car dealers, based on actual sales data.