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October 05, 2009 15:29 ET

Autonet.ca Captures Local Markets With Sun Media Partnership

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2009) - Today, Autonet.ca, a leading Canadian automotive print and online source, gains a local voice as it partners with Sun Media to deliver exclusive and extensive automotive content in six of its major urban markets.

Sun Media, Canada's largest newspaper publisher and Autonet.ca today launch the availability of local automotive content featuring exclusive vehicle news, reviews, comprehensive used car listings and extensive new vehicle information in Toronto (torontosun.com/autos), Ottawa (ottawasun.com/autos), London (lfpress.com/autos), Calgary (calgarysun.com/autos), Edmonton (edmontonsun.com/autos) and Winnipeg (winnipegsun.com/autos).

Automotive sections of the SUN and London Free Press websites are now powered by Autonet.ca and offer extensive and unique research, shop and compare capabilities locally.

"I am thrilled to deliver a local Autonet.ca experience to visitors of the sun.com and lfpress.com websites," says Stefan St-Laurent, VP Automotive. "The Sun Media websites are trusted local sites and leaders in delivering news, sports, information and entertainment to their readers every day. Providing a local automotive experience powered by Autonet.ca content was a natural extension." he adds.

SUN and London Free Press readers and advertisers are already familiar with Autonet.ca as a regular weekly special section featured in their local Sun Media newspaper. "We're very excited to offer even more localization and choice to automotive dealers and provide complete multi-media exposure opportunities to our automotive business partners," said St-Laurent.

Local visitors will be offered a complimentary industry newsletter, bringing the hottest vehicle information directly to users' desktop, and the option to follow the local automotive scene on Twitter and Facebook. "There's something for everyone," said St-Laurent. "News, reviews, extensive local dealer inventory and much more. We have it all," he added.

About Autonet.ca

Autonet.ca is Canoe.ca's and Sun Media Corporation's online source for automobile dealer listings and automotive information. Autonet.ca is the automotive category brand for more than 200 Sun Media daily and community newspapers across Canada and their respective websites, including the classifiedextra.ca ad network. Autonet.ca also incorporates ASL Ltd., one of Canada's top providers of automobile dealer websites and related dealer services, which offers online technology platforms and dealer support to Autonet.ca advertisers.

Sun Media Corporation

Sun Media Corporation, a member of the Quebecor Media family of companies, is Canada's largest newspaper publisher. With 43 paid-circulation and free dailies in Canada's key urban markets and more than 200 community newspapers, shopping guides and other speciality publications, Sun Media Corporation's English and French language papers are leaders in providing local news and information to more than 10.5 million readers every week. Sun Media Corporation is also involved in the operation of SUN TV, a general-interest television station in Toronto, and provides a range of commercial printing and related services as well as distribution for newspapers, flyers and magazines. For additional details, visit our parent company's website at www.quebecor.com.

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