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Lithium Americas Announces Director Voting Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/14 -- Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX:LAC) ("Lithium Americas" or the "Company") announces that each of the nine nominees in the Management Information Circular dated May 14, 2014 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of the Company at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 17, 2014 (the "Meeting").

Based on the ballot conducted at the Meeting, the following individuals were elected as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders. The results are set out below:


Name of Nominee                             % of                        % of
                         Votes Cast   Votes Cast          Votes        Votes
                                FOR          FOR       WITHHELD     WITHHELD
                                                                            
Gary Cohn                71,195,680        86.23     11,366,022        13.77
Gerry Feldman            71,169,980        86.20     11,391,722        13.80
W. Thomas Hodgson        70,210,580        85.04     12,351,122        14.96
John Kanellitsas         70,212,380        85.04     12,349,322        14.96
C. Karayannopoulos       70,211,246        85.04     12,350,456        14.96
Myron Manternach         71,171,880        86.20     11,389,822        13.80
Sergio Marchi            71,171,880        86.20     11,389,822        13.80
Franco Mignacco          70,221,180        85.05     12,340,522        14.95
George E. Pirie          71,169,980        86.20     11,391,722        13.80

All other resolutions tabled for consideration at the Meeting, as set out in the Circular, were also approved by shareholders of the Company. See the Company's Report on Voting Results filed under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com for additional details.

About the Company

Lithium Americas is developing one of the world's largest and lowest cost lithium operations. The Company has defined the world's third largest lithium brine resource, and a completed definitive Feasibility Study identified that Lithium Americas' operating cost per tonne of lithium carbonate is expected to be one of the lowest in the industry.

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