SOURCE: Group 1 Automotive Inc.

Group 1 Automotive Inc.

September 18, 2009 16:11 ET

Group 1 Automotive to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 18, 2009) -  Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that executive management will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Smid Cap Conference. The presentation will provide an overview and business update of the company.

Group 1 is scheduled to present at the InterContinental Boston hotel in Boston, Mass., on Sept. 22, at 1:40 p.m. ET. A slide presentation and live audio webcast, with a replay available until Oct. 9, will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of Group 1's website at www.group1auto.com.

About Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Group 1 owns and operates 98 automotive dealerships, 132 franchises, and 24 collision service centers in the United States and the United Kingdom that offer 31 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

  • AT GROUP 1:
    President and CEO
    Earl J. Hesterberg
    (713) 647-5700

    Senior Vice President and CFO
    John C. Rickel
    (713) 647-5700

    Manager, Investor Relations
    Kim Paper Canning
    (713) 647-5700

    AT Fleishman-Hillard:
    Investors
    John Roper
    (713) 513-9505

    AT Pierpont Communications:
    Media
    Clint L. Woods
    (713) 627-2223