HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that management will present at the Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City. Group 1 is scheduled to present at The Plaza Hotel on Sept. 5, at 8:50 a.m. ET. A webcast of the 'fireside chat' and a copy of the handout will be available on the Investor Relations section of Group 1's website at www.group1auto.com or http://www.group1corp.com/news/events.aspx. About Group 1 Automotive, Inc. Group 1 owns and operates 122 automotive dealerships, 159 franchises, and 28 collision centers in the United States and the United Kingdom that offer 32 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 www.group1auto.com.Investor Contacts:Kim Paper CanningManager, Investor RelationsGroup 1 Automotive, Inc.713-647-5741 | firstname.lastname@example.orgMedia Contacts:Pete DeLongchampsV.P. Financial Services and Manufacturer RelationsGroup 1 Automotive, Inc.713-647-5770 | email@example.com Clint WoodsPierpont Communications, Inc.713-627-2223 | firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Group 1 Automotive, Inc.