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General Motors Financial (ACF)

Filed: 14 Sep 08, 8:00pm

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

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AmeriCredit Corp.

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AMERICREDIT CORP.
** IMPORTANT NOTICE **
Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials


You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above company, and the materials you should review before you cast your vote are now available.

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

GRAPHIC


801 CHERRY STREET
SUITE 3900
FORT WORTH, TX 76102

Shareholder Meeting to be held on 10/28/08

Proxy Materials Available

Notice and Proxy Statement Annual Report

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Meeting information

Meeting Type: Annual
Meeting Date: 10/28/08
Meeting Time: 10:00 A.M. Central Time
For holders as of: 08/29/08

Meeting Location

The Fort Worth Club
306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Questions Regarding the Meeting

Please Call:
817-302-7394

How To Vote

    Vote In Person

At the Meeting you may request a ballot to vote these shares. Please have available the number of shares held as of 08/29/08.

Vote By Internet

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WWW.PROXYVOTE.COM.

Use the Internet to transmit your voting instructions and for electronic delivery of information up until 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time the day before the cut-off date or meeting date. Have your notice in hand when you access the web site and follow the instructions.



Voting items

The Board of Directors recommends a vote "FOR" the election of the nominees under Proposal 1, "FOR" Proposals 2-5, and the proxies will use their discretion with respect to any matters referred to in Proposal 6.



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Proposal to elect as Directors of the Company the following persons to: hold office until the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2011 or until their successors have been duly elected and have qualified

 

 

Nominees:

 

01) Clifton H. Morris, Jr.
02) John R. Clay
03) Justin R. Wheeler

 

 

hold office until the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2009 or until his successor has been duly elected and has qualified

 

 

Nominee:

 

04) Ian M. Cumming

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Proposal to amend the Articles of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of Common Stock;

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Proposal to approve the 2008 Omnibus Incentive Plan for AmeriCredit Corp.;

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Proposal to amend the AmeriCredit Corp. Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares of Common Stock reserved;

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Proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as accountants for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009; and

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Attend to other business properly presented at the meeting.



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