SOURCE: Group 1 Automotive Inc.

Group 1 Automotive Inc.

June 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Group 1 Automotive to Present at Wachovia's Mid-Year Equity Conference

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Group 1 Automotive Inc. (NYSE: GPI), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that executive management will present at Wachovia's 19th Annual Mid-Year Equity Conference. The presentation will provide an overview of Group 1's first-quarter financial results, as well as its outlook and strategy for 2009.

Group 1 is scheduled to present at the InterContinental Boston hotel in Boston, Mass., on June 24, at 8:00 a.m. ET. A slide presentation and live audio webcast, with a replay available for 30 days, 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 99 automotive dealerships, 133 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