AUTOCANADA INC. Announces the Election of Directors

EDMONTON, May 13 /CNW/ - AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada") (TSX: ACQ) today announced the election of Mr. Christopher Cumming as an independent Director effective immediately.  AutoCanada also announced the election of Mr. Tom Orysiuk as Director effective immediately.

At the Annual General Meeting held this morning, Mr. Gordon Barefoot, Chairman of the Board of Directors stated, "I would like to welcome to the Board of Directors Mr. Chris Cumming who, as both a large shareholder and a person with market experience, we look forward to the benefit of his counsel and expertise, as well as Mr. Tom Orysiuk, President of AutoCanada."

About AutoCanada

AutoCanada is one of Canada's largest multi-location automobile dealership groups, currently operating 23 franchised dealerships in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. In 2010, our dealerships sold approximately 24,000 vehicles and processed approximately 317,000 service and collision repair orders in our 339 service bays.

Additional information about AutoCanada Inc. is available at the Company's website at and

SOURCE AutoCanada Inc.

For further information:

Jeff Christie, CA
Vice-President, Finance

Phone:  (780) 732-7164


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