Penske Automotive Increases Dividend 7.7%

  Penske Automotive Increases Dividend 7.7%

Business Wire

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. -- January 29, 2013

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international automotive
retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash
dividend of $0.14 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012. The dividend is
payable on March 1, 2013, to shareholders of record on February 11, 2013.

Commenting on the dividend increase, Penske Automotive Group President Robert
H. Kurnick, said “Increasing the dividend to $0.14 per share demonstrates the
strength of our financial performance, our commitment to returning capital to
shareholders and the confidence we have in the auto retail environment.”

About Penske Automotive

Penske Automotive Group, Inc., headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan,
operates 344 retail automotive franchises, representing over 40 different
brands and 30 collision repair centers. Penske Automotive, which sells new and
previously owned vehicles, finance and insurance products and replacement
parts, and offers maintenance and repair services on all brands it represents,
has 173 franchises in 18 states and Puerto Rico and 171 franchises located
outside the United States, primarily in the United Kingdom. Penske Automotive
is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000 and has approximately 16,700
employees.

Caution Concerning Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release may involve forward-looking statements,
including forward-looking statements regarding Penske Automotive Group, Inc.'s
future sales potential and outlook. Actual results may vary materially because
of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. These risks and
uncertainties include, among others: economic conditions generally, conditions
in the credit markets and changes in interest rates, adverse conditions
affecting a particular manufacturer, including the adverse impact to the
vehicle and parts supply chain due to natural disasters or other disruptions
that interrupt the supply of vehicles or parts to us; changes in consumer
credit availability, the outcome of legal and administrative matters, and
other factors over which management has limited control. These forward-looking
statements should be evaluated together with additional information about
Penske Automotive's business, markets, conditions and other uncertainties,
which could affect Penske Automotive's future performance. These risks and
uncertainties are addressed in Penske Automotive's Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2011, and its other filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission ("SEC"). This press release speaks only as of its date,
and Penske Automotive disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

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Contact:

Inquiries should contact:
David K. Jones
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
248-648-2800
dave.jones@penskeautomotive.com
or
Anthony R. Pordon
Executive Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Development
Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
248-648-2540
tpordon@penskeautomotive.com
 
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