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Salt Lake City, UT, May 5, 2008 Auto industry research and production company Accelerate Automotive announced that company president Jared Hamilton has been awarded the 2008 Association of Automotive Internet Sales Professionals' (AAISP) Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented during a ceremony at the 4th annual Digital Dealer Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL. AAISP recognizes industry leaders and outstanding contributions annually. Mike Roscoe, AAISP Chairman commented, "Jared really goes above and beyond. He is well known and respected in the industry because of his significant contributions to improve dealership performance and adaptability to the changes created by the Internet. He is a pioneer whose research and innovation has helped countless dealers. Recently, he has been instrumental in developing the forthcoming AAISP Certification Program." Hamilton has an extensive background in retail auto sales, which began with odd jobs at his father's dealership. He came up through the ranks working in sales for a number of dealership groups. He is a graduate of NADA's Dealer Candidate Academy and was most recently the General Sales Manager for a large Ford store. Hamilton has devoted his career to making dealerships more profitable by emphasizing effective leadership through proper financial statement management, and leveraging technology and e-commerce opportunities. He is President of Accelerate Automotive, Inc., which recently completed a two-year research project, "The Masters Series: Automotive eCommerce," a ground-breaking documentary that explores the impact the Internet has had on the car business and how the most successful dealers are leveraging the web for growth. "It is a great honor to receive this award. I am happy to be a part of the industry and work with such great individuals and organizations. Moving forward, I will continue my work to help dealers improve their operations and leverage technology," stated Hamilton. Hamilton is currently focusing on DrivingSales.com, an industry-specific network and online best practice sharing community that connects auto industry professionals with the people and information they need to take the industry to new levels. The site began as a way for a group of dealer academy classmates to keep in contact with each other.DrivingSales.com is the original dealer online network, and as dealers increasingly see the value of social networking sites, it is growing into one of the industry's most valuable resources. Visit www.DrivingSales.com for more information. About Accelerate Automotive: Accelerate Automotive was founded to research the issues facing dealers today and to produce unbiased educational media on the opportunities and proven practices that are moving the industry to the next level. The company leverages the collective genius of the entire industry in a way that has never been done before, all to the benefit of the local car dealer. Accelerate Automotive creates truly non-biased dealer reports and information that drive results and profitability. Visit www.AccelerateAutomotive.com for more information.

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