EDMONTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada" or "the
Company") (TSX: ACQ) announced today that in support of the continued
Canada Red Cross relief efforts in the Philippines, Crosstown Auto
Centre, along with AutoCanada's group of dealers, has donated $100,000
in support of the relief efforts resulting from Typhoon Haiyan. "With
the devastation that has occurred and the continued need for
assistance, we want to do what we can to help," said Tom Orysiuk,
President of AutoCanada.
"Our Filipino community in Edmonton and communities throughout Canada
have supported our various dealerships, and this is our way to support
those families and friends that need our help now," said Joe Medina,
Dealer Principal of Crosstown Auto Centre.
"Typhoon Haiyan had a devastating impact on the Philippines and there
continues to be a great need for the Red Cross to provide assistance
with medical care, housing and other essentials," said Jenn McManus,
Acting Provincial Director of the Canadian Red Cross in Alberta.
"Crosstown Auto Centre and its sister dealerships have really
demonstrated the power of humanity with this generous donation. It
will go a long way to helping so many people in need as they rebuild
AutoCanada is one of Canada's largest multi-location automobile
dealership groups, currently operating 32 franchised dealerships in six
provinces and has over 1,500 employees. AutoCanada currently sells
Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, FIAT, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, Infiniti,
Nissan, Hyundai, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Audi, and Volkswagen branded
vehicles. In 2012, our dealerships sold approximately 30,000 vehicles
and processed approximately 309,000 service and collision repair orders
in our 333 service bays during that time. Additional information about
AutoCanada Inc. is available at www.sedar.com and the Company's website at www.autocan.ca
About Crosstown Auto Centre
Crosstown Auto Centre belongs to the AutoCanada family of dealerships
and has been serving the Edmonton, Alberta area for over 55 years.
Crosstown Auto Centre is one of Canada's largest Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Ram Fiat retailers, a certified Chrysler Five Star retailer, committed
to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction, while offering
the finest selection of new and used vehicles in the country. To view
one of Canada's largest selections of new and used vehicles, visit www.crosstownautocentre.com today.
SOURCE: AutoCanada Inc.
For further information:
Jeff Christie, CA
Phone: (780) 732-7164