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Lithium Americas a Platinum Sponsor at the Lithium in South America International Seminar in Jujuy, Argentina-June 12 & 13,

Lithium Americas a Platinum Sponsor at the Lithium in South America 
International Seminar in Jujuy, Argentina-June 12 & 13, 2013 
Ranked 2nd Best Undeveloped Lithium Brine Project in the World 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/13 -- Lithium Americas
Corp. (TSX:LAC) ("Lithium Americas" or the "Company") is pleased to
announce that it is a Platinum Sponsor at the Lithium in South
America International Seminar being held in Jujuy, Argentina on June
12 and 13, 2013. The seminar will be attended by a number of
international investors, suppliers, and consumers of lithium. Seminar
attendees will be invited to participate in a site visit of Lithium
Americas' Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project and pilot plant operation.
More information on the seminar can be found on the seminar's website
www.litioensudamerica.com.ar/index_ingles.htm. 
Franco Mignacco, Lithium Americas' Vice-Chairman commented: "This is
a great opportunity for international investors to visit the province
of Jujuy and witness first hand why the province has experienced such
remarkable growth in the mining industry in recent years. Given the
seminar will be attended by a broad range of industry participants,
investors will be able to see the lithium industry working in a fully
co-operative and mutually-supportive way." 
The Company is also pleased to report that according to the most
recent independent findings of signumBOX, a Chilean based consulting
firm with extensive experience in the lithium industry, Lithium
Americas' Cauchari-Olaroz project is ranked the 2nd best undeveloped
lithium brine project in the world out of 47 brine projects
evaluated. Additionally, according to the signumBOX results, Jujuy
province in Argentina is the home of the top two undeveloped lithium
brine projects in the world. John Kanellitsas, Lithium Americas'
Interim CEO commented: "We are pleased to see the high relative
ranking in the signumBOX analysis as it is consistent with our view
that Cauchari- Olaroz represents a project of world-class scale, with
a low cost profile, and outstanding infrastructure that exists within
the Jujuy province." 
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. Mitsubishi Corporation and Magna International are
shareholders in the Company, in addition to both companies having
off-take arrangements with Lithium Americas. 
Cautionary Note and Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking statements, which can be
identified by the use of statements that include words such as
"plan", "developing", "estimate", "could", "potential", "believe",
"expect", "anticipate", "intend", "likely", "will", "commence",
"future" or other similar words or phrases. Forward- looking
statements express, as at the date of this press release, the
Company's plans, estimates, forecasts, projections, expectations, or
beliefs as to future events or results. Forward-looking statements
are based on certain assumptions, including the key assumptions and
parameters on which such estimates are based, involve risks and
uncertainties and there can be no assurance that such statements will
prove to be accurate. Therefore, actual results and future events
could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Factors that could cause results or events to differ materially from
current expectations expressed or implied by the forward-looking
statements, include, but are not limited to, possible variations in
mineral resource and reserve estimates, grade/concentration or
recovery rates, lithium or potash prices, operating or capital costs;
availability of sufficient financing to fund planned or further
required work in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; changes in
project parameters as plans continue to be refined; failure of
equipment or processes to operate as anticipated or other
unanticipated difficulties or interruptions; political, community
relations, regulatory, environmental and other risks of the mining
industry and other risks more fully described in the Company's Annual
Information Form dated March 28, 2013 and its most recent
management's discussion and analysis available on SEDAR.
The Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project has no operating history upon
which to base estimates of future cash flow. The capital expenditures
and time required to develop any new project is considerable and
changes in capital and/or operating costs or construction schedules
can affect project economics. It is possible that actual capital
and/or operating costs may increase significantly and economic
returns may differ materially from the Company's estimates or that
prices of lithium and/or potash may decrease significantly or that
the Company could fail to obtain or maintain governmental approvals
necessary for the operation of its project or obtain project
financing on acceptable terms and conditions or at all, in which
case, the project may not proceed either on its original timing or at
all. It is not unusual in the mining industry for new mining
operations to experience unexpected problems during the start-up
phase, resulting in delays and requiring more capital than
anticipated. Although the Company has attempted to identify important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other
factors that cause results to be materially different from those
planned, estimated, forecasted, projected or expected. The Company
does not intend, and does not assume any obligations, to update
forward -looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, unless otherwise required by applicable
securities laws. Readers should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements. 
Contacts:
Lithium Americas Corp.
Mike Cosic
Chief Financial Officer
416-360-1921
mcosic@lithiumamericas.com
www.lithiumamericas.com