SOURCE: Group 1 Automotive Inc.

Group 1 Automotive Inc.

April 09, 2010 09:05 ET

Group 1 Automotive Schedules 2010 First-Quarter Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - April 9, 2010) -  Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, on Tuesday, April 27, before market open. Earl J. Hesterberg, Group 1's president and chief executive officer, and the company's senior management team will host a conference call to discuss the results later that morning at 10 a.m. ET.

The conference call will be simulcast live on the Internet at www.group1auto.com through the Investor Relations section. A replay will be available for 30 days.

The conference call will also be available live by dialing in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call at:

Domestic: 888.417.2254
International: 719.457.2605
Participant Passcode: 7454724

A telephonic replay will be available following the call through May 4 by dialing:

Domestic: 888.203.1112
International: 719.457.0820
Replay Passcode: 7454724

About Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Group 1 owns and operates 100 automotive dealerships, 136 franchises, and 25 collision service centers in the United States and the United Kingdom that offer 32 brands of automobiles. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related financing, vehicle service and insurance contracts; provides maintenance and repair services; and sells replacement parts.

Group 1 Automotive can be reached on the Internet at www.group1auto.com.

Contact Information

  • Investor contacts:
    Kim Paper Canning
    Manager, Investor Relations
    Group 1 Automotive Inc.
    713-647-5741
    Email Contact

    Media contacts:
    Pete DeLongchamps
    Vice President, Manufacturer Relations and Public Affairs
    Group 1 Automotive Inc.
    713-647-5770
    Email Contact
    or
    Clint Woods
    Pierpont Communications, Inc.
    713-627-2223
    Email Contact