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UnitedAuto Posts Corporate Governance Policies on Web Site

DETROIT, MI, March 27, 2003 - UnitedAuto Group, Inc. (NYSE: UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, announced today that it has published its new policies and procedures on Corporate Governance. This information may be accessed by logging onto the Company's website at www.unitedauto.com and selecting the Corporate Governance section.

Chairman Roger Penske stated, "A major topic in today's business environment is the issue of Corporate Governance. It is important that our shareholders, employees, and customers know that honest, ethical and prudent corporate leadership are the hallmarks of UAG's culture. The Board of Directors and senior management team are committed to these principles. We believe that strict adherence to these policies provide a solid basis to properly operate and grow our business in the future."

UnitedAuto, which has pursued a strategy based on internal growth from its existing dealerships, as well as from strategic acquisitions, operates 129 franchises in the United States and 71 franchises internationally, primarily in the United Kingdom. UnitedAuto dealerships sell new and used vehicles, and market a complete line of after-market automotive products and services.

Statements in this press release may include forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements should be evaluated together with additional information about UnitedAuto's business markets, conditions and other uncertainties which are contained in UnitedAuto's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and which are incorporated into this press release by reference.