AutoUSA, the industry's leading provider of the highest quality Internet-generated consumer leads to auto dealer's nationwide, today announced that 86 dealer clients have made this year's Ward's e-Dealer 100 list. The list is Ward's Dealer Business magazine's annual ranking of the industry's top 100 automotive retailers based on unit sales via the Internet.

Even during tough economic times, the Internet continues to play a critical role in lead generation and sales, said Phil DuPree, president of AutoUSA. It's great to see so many of our clients on this list again this year, and to know that our services have helped them succeed in their online marketing efforts.

AutoUSA provides new vehicle leads to nearly 4,000 dealers nationwide. The company's extensive partnership network includes leading automotive Web sites such as, Kelley Blue Book, MSN Auto, Yahoo! Autos, AOL and CarPerks - popular portals that attract a high volume of qualified auto buyers.

Recently, AutoUSA launched a used car inventory pay-per-lead program that lets dealers post their used vehicle inventory at top automotive sites such as AOL Autos,,,, and AutoUSA's used car Web site,

In-market auto buyers are still shopping online for new and used vehicles. We are proud our quality consumer leads continue to contribute to the success of the nation's top eCommerce departments. Our goal is to continue to grow our partnership network and provide dealers with the Industry's highest quality Internet leads, said DuPree.

About the 2008 Ward's e-Dealer 100
The 2008 Ward's e-Dealer 100, ranking dealers based on unit sales via the Internet, is copyright 2008 Penton Media Inc. It was published in the April edition of Ward's Dealer Business and is available at Commercial references to the Ward's e-Dealer 100 are prohibited without prior permission of Ward's Automotive Group. Ward's Dealer Business is a leading monthly magazine serving the franchised new car dealer, with news analysis and best practice information to help the dealer increase profits throughout his or her business.

About AutoUSA (

AutoUSA, Inc., is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a subsidiary of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), the largest retail automotive company in the United States. AutoUSA is an independent third-party provider of leads to more than 4,000 dealerships. The company has built its success on a combination of advanced web-based technology and a network that includes the country's most well respected online automotive resources, including, Kelley Blue Book, MSN Autos, Yahoo! Autos, America Online, NADA Analytical Services Group,, and The vast majority of Ward's Top 100 eDealers use AutoUSA. More information is available online at

Source: PR Web