Group 1 Automotive Updates Time Of 2012 Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Conference Call And Webcast

     Group 1 Automotive Updates Time Of 2012 Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year
                         Conference Call And Webcast

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2013

HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Group 1 Automotive, Inc.(NYSE: GPI), a
Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that it will release
financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2012, on
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 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 day at 10 a.m. ET,
previously scheduled for 2 p.m. ET.

The conference call will be simulcast live on the Internet at, then click on 'Investor Relations' and then 'Events' or
through this link: 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: 1.877.317.6789
International: 1.412.317.6789
Conference ID: 10023527

A telephonic replay will be available following the call through Feb. 27 at 9
a.m. ET by dialing:

Domestic: 1.877.344.7529
International: 1.412.317.0088
Conference ID: 10023527

About Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Group 1 owns and operates 121 automotive dealerships, 157 franchises, and 31
collision 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 vehicle financing, service and
insurance contracts; provides automotive maintenance and repair services; and
sells vehicle parts.

Group 1 Automotive can be reached on the Internet at

Investor Contacts:
Kim Paper Canning
Manager, Investor Relations
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
713-647-5741 |

Media Contacts:
Pete DeLongchamps
V.P. Financial Services and Manufacturer Relations
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
713-647-5770 |
Clint Woods
Pierpont Communications, Inc.
713-627-2223 |

SOURCE Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

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