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12/09/2004UnitedAuto Elects Kimberly McWaters to Board of Directors
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that Kimberly J. McWaters has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With this additional appointment, the Company now has twelve directors. Ms. McWaters is Chief Executive Officer and President of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers ... 
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10/28/2004UnitedAuto Net Income Increases 28%; Revenues Increase 16%; Same-Store Retail Revenue Grows 4%; Earnings Per Share Rises 15% to $0.70 Per Share
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2004--United Auto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced a 28.2% rise in third quarter net income on the strength of a 16.2% increase in revenue and continued strong same-store retail revenue growth of 3.7%. The same-store growth was highlighted by a 10.7% increase in service and parts revenue, driven by increases in units in operation and capacity increases at many locations, and a 3.0% ... 
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10/26/2004UnitedAuto Increases Dividend to $0.11 Per Share
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.11 per share payable on December 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on November 10, 2004. UnitedAuto initially declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share in the third quarter of 2003. About UnitedAuto UnitedAuto, which has pursued a stra... 
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10/14/2004UnitedAuto Group to Host Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, will host its third quarter 2004 financial results conference call as follows: WHEN: Thursday, October 28, 2004 TIME: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time PHONE: United States, please call (800) 762-4887 International, please call (480) 629-9026 The call will follow the release that morning of third quarter earnings for UnitedAut... 
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09/23/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in Thomas Weisel Partners Consumer Conference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sep 23, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Tony Pordon, Vice-President Investor Relations, will be a presenter at the Thomas Weisel Partners Consumer Conference in New York, New York. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 11:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Eastern Time on September 28, 2004. UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation over... 
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09/16/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in Banc of America Securities 34th Annual Investment Conference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 16, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Tony Pordon, Vice-President Investor Relations, will be a presenter at the Banc of America Securities 34th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco, California. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on September 21, 2004. UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio por... 
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09/09/2004UnitedAuto Completes New $650 Million Credit Agreement
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 9, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that it has signed a new credit agreement with DaimlerChrysler Services North America LLC and Toyota Motor Credit Corporation. The credit agreement provides for up to $650 million in revolving loans for working capital, acquisitions, capital expenditures, investments, letters of credit, and other general corporate purposes. The revolv... 
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08/09/2004UnitedAuto Completes Stevens Acquisition; Enters New Market Area - Northern California
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of three Honda and two Acura dealerships from the Ted Stevens Automotive Network in the San Francisco Bay area. The acquired franchises are: -- Capitol Honda in San Jose -- Marin Honda in Marin County -- Honda North in Clovis, a suburb of Fresno -- Los Gatos Acura in... 
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08/02/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in the JPMorgan Harbour Auto Conference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Aug 2, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Chairman Roger Penske will be a presenter at The JPMorgan Harbour Auto Conference in Dearborn, Michigan. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 9:15 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time on August 4, 2004. UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation over the Internet. The webcast may be accessed ... 
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07/28/2004UnitedAuto Reports Record Second Quarter; Revenues Increase 12%; Same-Store Revenues Increase 3%
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2004-- Net Income Increases 38% to $33.0 Million Earnings Per Share Increases 22% to $0.71 Per Share UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced revenue of $2.5 billion and its 21st consecutive quarter of reporting record results. The Company's record results were highlighted by a 3.2% increase in same-store retail revenues, which includes a ... 
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07/23/2004UnitedAuto Announces Quarterly Dividend
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on September 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on August 9, 2004. About UnitedAuto UnitedAuto, which has pursued a strategy based on internal growth from its existing dealerships, as well as from strategic acquisitions, operates 139 franc... 
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07/13/2004UnitedAuto Acquires Glenvarigill in Scotland; Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche Franchises Added
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced the acquisition of the specialist car business of Glenvarigill in Scotland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The dealerships acquired were Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. UAG also acquired a Porsche franchise in Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. These dealerships repr... 
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07/12/2004UnitedAuto Group to Host Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 12, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, will host its second quarter 2004 financial results conference call as follows: WHEN: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time PHONE: United States, please call (888) 423-3280 International, please call (651) 291-0344 The call will follow the release that morning of second quarter earnings for UnitedAuto Group an... 
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07/09/2004UnitedAuto Announces New Area Vice President
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 9, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell R. Hill, Jr. as UnitedAuto Group's Area Vice President in northern California. Russ joins UnitedAuto after a career spanning 33 years in the car business with Audi and Volkswagen of America where he served as national sales director for Audi of America, Inc. Russ will have primary responsibility to... 
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07/07/2004UnitedAuto Acquires Four Audi Franchises; Buys Aston Green Group in United Kingdom
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced the acquisition of the Aston Green retail group in the United Kingdom, making UnitedAuto the largest partner with Audi in the U.K. market. The Aston Green portfolio includes four dealerships in central and western London, England in the cities of Brentford, Guildford, Reading and Slouth, as well as a sales-only site in Mayfair and ... 
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07/06/2004UnitedAuto Acquires Mercedes-Benz Franchise in Chandler, Arizona
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that it has acquired Mercedes-Benz of Chandler, Arizona. This dealership is expected to generate approximately $70 million in revenue on an annual basis. Chairman Roger Penske commented, "We are delighted with the opportunity to represent Mercedes-Benz in Chandler, Arizona. The greater Phoenix area is one of the fastest growing are... 
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07/01/2004UnitedAuto Expands International Presence; Acquires German Luxury Retailer Tamsen GmbH
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 1, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc.(NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced an expansion of its international footprint by acquiring a 75% interest in Tamsen GmbH ("Tamsen") in Hamburg and Bremen, located in the northern part of Germany. Tamsen is Continental Europe's number one luxury automobile retailer. Tamsen operates Ferrari, Maserati, Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Lamborghini franchises. The ... 
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06/10/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in Thomas Weisel Partners' Growth Forum 6.0
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Chairman Roger Penske will be a presenter at Thomas Weisel Partners' Growth Forum 6.0 in Laguna Beach, California. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 5:20 p.m. until 5:50 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on June 14, 2004. UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation over the Internet. The... 
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05/19/2004UnitedAuto to Enter New Market Area - Northern California; Company Agrees to Acquire Six Franchises with Estimated Annual Revenue of $300 Million
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2004--UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire four Honda franchises and two Acura franchises from the Ted Stevens Automotive Network in the San Francisco Bay area. The franchises to be acquired are: -- Capitol Honda in San Jose -- Marin Honda in Marin County -- Honda North in Fresno -- Gavilan... 
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04/29/2004UnitedAuto Announces Quarterly Dividend
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Apr 29, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on June 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on May 10, 2004.About UnitedAutoUnitedAuto, which has pursued a strategy based on internal growth from its existing dealerships, as well as from strategic acquisitions, operates 136 franchises in the United Stat... 
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04/27/2004UnitedAuto Reports Record First Quarter; Revenues Increase 24%;Same-Store Retail Revenues Increase 11%
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Apr 27, 2004 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX) -- Net Income Increases 47% to $20.2 Million Earnings Per Share Increases 41% to $0.48 Per ShareUnited Auto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced record results for the first quarter 2004, the 20th consecutive quarter of reporting record results.The record results were fueled by an 11.0% increase in same-store retail revenues resulting from strong performance in each of the Company... 
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04/27/2004UnitedAuto Reports Record First Quarter; Revenues Increase 24%;Same-Store Retail Revenues Increase 11%
Net Income Increases 47% to $20.2 Million Earnings Per Share Increases 41% to $0.48 Per ShareBLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Apr 27, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- United Auto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced record results for the first quarter 2004, the 20th consecutive quarter of reporting record results.The record results were fueled by an 11.0% increase in same-store retail revenues resulting from strong performance in each of the Company's produc... 
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04/13/2004UnitedAuto Group to Host First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Apr 13, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, will host its first quarter 2004 financial results conference call as follows: WHEN: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 TIME: 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time PHONE: United States, please call (888) 428-4474 International, please call (651) 291-0618The call will follow the release that morning of first quarter earnings for UnitedAuto Group and wi... 
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04/05/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in The Morgan Stanley Global AutomotiveConference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Apr 5, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Chairman Roger Penske will be a presenter at The Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference in New York, New York. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 11:30 a.m. until 12:10 p.m. Eastern Time on April 7, 2004.UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation over the Internet. The webcast may be ac... 
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03/26/2004UnitedAuto Completes $119 Million Private Placement
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Mar 26, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced it has completed the issuance and sale of 4.05 million shares of its common stock to Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. for approximately $119.4 million.Commenting on the private placement transaction with Mitsui, UnitedAuto Chairman Roger Penske said, "We are pleased to complete this sale of shares to Mitsui and welcome co... 
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03/16/2004UnitedAuto Elects William Lovejoy to Board of Directors
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Mar 16, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a Fortune 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that William J. Lovejoy has been elected to its Board of Directors. With this additional appointment, the Company now has thirteen directors.Roger S. Penske, Chairman of UnitedAuto commented, "We are looking forward to the benefit of Bill's over forty years of automotive industry experience. His unique insights into many aspects of our busi... 
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02/25/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in Raymond James & AssociatesInstitutional Investors Conference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Feb 25, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Chairman Roger Penske will be a presenter at the Raymond James & Associates Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 4:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 1, 2004.UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation over the Intern... 
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02/19/2004UnitedAuto Group to Participate in Bear Stearns' Tenth Annual Retail,Restaurants & Apparel Conference
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Feb 19, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that Chairman Roger Penske will be a presenter at Bear Stearns' Tenth Annual Retail, Restaurants, and Apparel Conference in New York, New York. The presentation is scheduled to occur from 9:45 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 24, 2004.UnitedAuto will simultaneously broadcast the audio portion of this presentation ove... 
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02/17/2004UnitedAuto Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Year
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Feb 17, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- United Auto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG): -- Q4 Revenues Increase 18.4% -- Q4 Income Increases 44.1% to $20.1 Million -- Q4 Earnings Per Share Increases 41.2% to $0.48 Per Share -- Q4 Same-Store Retail Revenues Increase 7.1% -- Full Year Earnings Per Share Increases 16.3% to $2.07 -- Company to Raise $119.4 Million by Issuing 4,050,000 New Shares In Private PlacementUnited Auto Group, Inc.... 
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02/03/2004UnitedAuto Group to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings ConferenceCall
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Feb 3, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, will host its fourth quarter and full year 2003 financial results conference call as follows: WHEN: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 TIME: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time PHONE: United States, please call 888-428-4479 International, please call 612-288-0318The call will follow the release that morning of fourth quarter and full year earnings for... 
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01/28/2004UnitedAuto Announces Quarterly Dividend
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan 28, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on March 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on February 9, 2004.UnitedAuto, which has pursued a strategy based on internal growth from its existing dealerships, as well as from strategic acquisitions, operates 138 franchises in the United States and 83 f... 
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01/23/2004UnitedAuto Acquires Moran Cadillac in Torrance, California
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan 23, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that it has acquired Moran Cadillac located in Torrance, California. The newly acquired dealership will be renamed Penske Cadillac South Bay. This dealership is expected to generate approximately $30 million in revenue on an annual basis.Roger Penske, Chairman of UnitedAuto commented, "We are delighted with the opportunity to represent Gene... 
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