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Twenty Dealerships Recognized by Automotive News As Among The Best in the United States

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that twenty (20) of its dealerships have been named by Automotive News as among the 100 Best Dealerships to Work For in the United States. The award winning dealerships are:

Commenting on the announcement, Penske Automotive Group Chairman Roger Penske said, “Being recognized as one of the Best Dealerships to Work For by Automotive News is an extraordinary accomplishment. To have twenty of our company’s dealerships included on the 2017 list speaks volumes of the drive and passion of our team, and their efforts in working together to be one of the very best. I congratulate each team’s management and employees for a job very well done.”

About Penske Automotive
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Canada and Western Europe, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand.  PAG employs more than 25,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000.  For additional information visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

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Inquiries should contact:

Contacts: J.D. Carlson Anthony R. Pordon
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President – Investor Relations and
Corporate Development
248-648-2810 248-648-2540
jcarlson@penskeautomotive.com tpordon@penskeautomotive.com

View original press release here: http://investors.penskeautomotive.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=82644&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2289819&highlight

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Service Matters: Join Our Mission to Serve Those Who Have Served

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Since 2015, Penske Automotive Group has proudly teamed up with Paralyzed Veterans of America in support of its Mission: ABLE campaign. Paralyzed Veteran’s Mission: ABLE campaign encourages veterans and their families, corporate supporters, and friends of the organization to create an America where our most severely injured veterans have access to what they’ve earned and deserve:  CARE, JOBS AND BENEFITS.

Your support is essential to the success of this campaign, and we ask you to join us in embracing our mission to serve those who have served.  With one donation, you can support Paralyzed Veterans of America’s mission to create an America where our disabled heroes are provided the physical care needed to live a healthy life; receive the benefits they’ve earned through military service; and obtain job training and opportunities for new and fulfilling careers.

Ways to Donate

  • Service Your Vehicle at a Penske Automotive Group Dealership –Penske Automotive Group service customers are invited to donate to Paralyzed Veterans of America when servicing a vehicle at a U.S. Penske Automotive Group dealership.
  • Make a Donation Online – Not servicing a vehicle at a Penske dealership? You can make a donation online at www.pva.org/PAGDonates.

Penske Automotive Group is matching each donation – up to a total contribution of $500,000.

Did You Know?

  • More than 44,000 American veterans live with spinal cord injury or disease
  • Traumatic spinal cord injuries’ indirect (non-medical) cost to veterans and their families is on average about $72,000 annually
  • More than 65% of severely disabled veterans remain unemployed with only 12% of them able to return to pre-injury jobs

Thank You for Your Support

Since its inception in 2015, Penske Automotive Group’s Service Matters campaign has contributed more than $2 million to Paralyzed Veterans of America. Thank you for considering a donation and joining our commitment to serve those who have served. With your help, we can continue to change the lives of our American heroes.

Learn More and Spread the Word

To learn more about the Paralyzed Veterans of America, please contact a Penske Automotive Group dealership or visit www.pva.org/PAGServes. Don’t forget to share this page with a friend and show your support for the campaign by using the hashtag #PAGServes on social media.


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Fuel Your Summer Adventure Giveaway

Fuel Your Summer Adventure

The kids are excited, you’ve got the car all packed for your family summer vacation, but wouldn’t it be nice if someone helped cover the gas for your trip?

Good news!  You can win a $500 gas card thanks to Penske Automotive Group‘s “Fuel Your Summer Adventure” Giveaway on Instagram!

For your chance to win you’ll need to:

  1. Follow our Instagram page: instagram.com/penskecars/ (@penskecars)
  2. Comment “#FuelMySummerAdventure” on the “Fuel Your Summer Adventure” giveaway post.

You have until June 30, 2017 to enter to win!  Winners will be announced on the Penske Automotive Group Instagram page on July 6, 2017.


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Penske Automotive Group Honors Its Elite Technicians

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The annual Penske Elite Technician Program, introduced in 2016, recognizes and rewards Penske Automotive Group’s top performing technicians for their outstanding credentials, skills and contributions. To be eligible, technicians must be nominated by management and meet specific program criteria including the highest level of training and brand certification, exceptional production and proficiency metrics, outstanding and verifiable credentials, and other important qualities.

After meeting program requirements and advancing through a challenging technical exam, nine technicians qualified to compete for top honors at the 2017 Penske Elite Tech Challenge in Mooresville, N.C., March 20-23.

During their stay in Mooresville, the finalists enjoyed several fun activities and competitions including a tour of the Universal Technical Institute NASCAR training center; a pit stop competition at the Team Penske race shop with members of the Team Penske pit crew; a GoKart racing competition at a local track; and a tour of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.

Pictured is the 2017 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year, Joe Hunter from Motorwerks BMW.

As part of the Elite Tech Challenge, the nine finalists completed a final timed exam during their visit to the UTI training center on March 21. The following evening, at an awards banquet, representatives from the Universal Technical Institute, Shell-Pennzoil, Snap-on Tools, PPG Industries, Cintas, BG Products, Team Penske and Penske Automotive Group honored the technicians and celebrated the “2017 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year,” Joe Hunter from Motorwerks BMW, who was the top scorer on the exam.

Along with top honors, Joe, who has been a technician for 18 years and with Penske Automotive Group for 4 ½ years, was awarded an experience for two at the Detroit Grand Prix in June.  Included in his prize package for the Detroit Grand Prix were airfare, a hotel stay in downtown Detroit, special seating and paddock passes, among other things.

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Penske Automotive Acquires Mercedes-Benz Dealership In Phoenix, Arizona

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services provider, announced today that it has acquired Schumacher European, LTD., a Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter dealership in Phoenix, Arizona.  This new dealership is located contiguous to the company’s Scottsdale 101 Auto Collection which currently represents fifteen franchises.

“Schumacher European is a well-respected and top performing Mercedes-Benz dealership,” said Penske Automotive Group Chairman Roger S. Penske. “This new dealership expands and enhances our premium/luxury footprint in the Phoenix metropolitan market and further strengthens the company’s overall automotive retail portfolio. We welcome the Schumacher European employees to the Penske Automotive Group team and look forward to working with them to grow the Mercedes-Benz business in this important market area.”

The acquisition is expected to generate estimated annual revenue of approximately $250 million.  The company now operates nine Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the United States.

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.  Actual results may vary materially because of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict.  These risks and uncertainties include, among others: fulfillment of closing conditions, economic conditions generally, conditions in the credit markets and changes in interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates, adverse conditions affecting a particular manufacturer, including the adverse impact to the vehicle and parts supply chain due to natural disasters, recalls 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, 2016, 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.

About Penske Automotive

Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE:PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Canada and Western Europe, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand.  PAG employs more than 24,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000.  For additional information visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

Find a vehiclehttp://www.penskecars.com

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Follow Penske Automotive on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/PenskeCars

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Visit Penske Automotive on YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/penskecars

Inquiries should contact:
J.D. Carlson
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
248-648-2810
jcarlson@penskeautomotive.com

Anthony R. Pordon
Executive Vice President – Investor Relations and Corporate Development
248-648-2540
tpordon@penskeautomotive.com

 

View original press release here: http://investors.penskeautomotive.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=82644&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2261145&highlight

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Penske Automotive Group Donates More Than $1 Million to Paralyzed Veterans of America

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WASHINGTON 3/16/17 —Today Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) announced that Penske Automotive Group donated more than $1 million last year to the organization through its “Service Matters” campaign. In the past two years, Paralyzed Veterans’ corporate partner Penske Automotive Group has raised more than $2 million for Paralyzed Veterans programs and services.

Rob Kurnick, President of Penske Automotive Group and Tom Wheaton, National Treasurer of Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Robert H. Kurnick, Jr., Penske Automotive Group President and Tom Wheaton, National Treasurer of Paralyzed Veterans of America.

The campaign allows customers to make a donation when they have had their vehicles serviced at a Penske Automotive Group Dealership. All funds go toward supporting Paralyzed Veterans’ programs and services, such as benefits assistance, employment counseling and adaptive sports programs—all of which are provided free-of-charge to veterans and their families.

“Penske Automotive Group continues to amaze us with their ongoing support and efforts around the Penske Automotive Group ‘Service Matters’ campaign,” said Tom Wheaton, paralyzed Navy veteran and National Treasurer of Paralyzed Veterans, who celebrated the milestone at a recent event. “This significant contribution will allow us to continue to serve our nation’s veterans, and to ensure those veterans have access to programs and services to help them recover and rebuild their lives after serious injuries. We are beyond grateful for this partnership and truly appreciate their long-term commitment to veterans.”

Throughout 2016, Penske Automotive Group’s dealerships invited customers to donate a $1 or more toward its “Service Matters” campaign when customers serviced their vehicle at any Penske Automotive Group dealership. To multiply the impact of customers’ contributions, Penske then matched each donation—up to a total contribution of $500,000.

“It was an honor for Penske Automotive Group to be part of this fundraising effort in 2016,” said Robert H. Kurnick Jr., Penske Automotive Group President. “We thank our associates and our customers for their continued support of the ‘Service Matters’ campaign and for embracing the admirable work performed by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

“We are thrilled to extend our partnership with the Paralyzed Veterans of America for the third consecutive year and look forward to continuing our work together to help make a difference in the lives of our American heroes,” Kurnick said.

To learn more about the “Service Matters” campaign, please contact a Penske Automotive Group dealership or visit the Paralyzed Veterans/Penske Automotive “Service Matters” page.

About Penske Automotive

Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE:PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Western Europe and Canada, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. PAG employs more than 24,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

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This article originated from PVA.org.

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Penske Automotive Acquires Jaguar and Land Rover Dealerships in Paramus, New Jersey

Jaguar Land Rover Paramus

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI March 7, 2017 – Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services provider, announced today that it has expanded its presence in the United States with the acquisition of the Jaguar and Land Rover dealerships in Paramus, New Jersey, from the Prestige Family of Fine Cars. The acquisition is expected to generate estimated annual revenue of approximately $215 million.

Commenting on the acquisition, Company President Robert H. Kurnick, Jr., said, “We are pleased with the opportunity to add the Jaguar and Land Rover dealerships in Paramus to the Penske Automotive footprint. These new dealerships enhance the company’s existing portfolio and bring additional scale in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area to our business. We welcome the employees to the Penske Automotive Group team and look forward to working with them to grow the Jaguar and Land Rover businesses in this important market area.”

The company now operates five Jaguar/Land Rover dealerships in the United States.

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 and earnings potential. Actual results may vary materially because of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. These risks and uncertainties include, among others: fulfillment of closing conditions, economic conditions generally, conditions in the credit markets and changes in interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates, adverse conditions affecting a particular manufacturer, including the adverse impact to the vehicle and parts supply chain due to natural disasters, recalls 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, 2016, 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.

About Penske Automotive

Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE:PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Western Europe and Canada, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. PAG employs more than 24,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

Find a vehicle: http://www.penskecars.com

Engage Penske Automotive: http://www.penskesocial.com

Like Penske Automotive on Facebook: https://facebook.com/PenskeCars

Follow Penske Automotive on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PenskeCars

Visit Penske Automotive on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/penskecars

Inquiries should contact:
J. D. Carlson
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
248-648-2810
jcarlson@penskeautomotive.com

Anthony R. Pordon
Executive Vice President Investor Relations
and Corporate Development
Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
248-648-2540
tpordon@penskeautomotive.com

View original press release here: http://investors.penskeautomotive.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=82644&p=irol-newsArticle_print&ID=2251971.

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Get Out and Go Giveaway

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Thrill seeker? Adrenaline junky? It’s time to get out and go!

Springtime is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get moving and satisfy those outdoor adventure cravings. From camping and mountain biking, to white water rafting, you can capture it all with Penske Automotive Group‘s Get Out and Go Giveaway!

Enter for a chance to win one of two prizes:

  • Outdoor Adventure Prize Pack: GoPro® HERO5*, ENO Hammock & Atlas straps, and a $75 REI gift card
  • Explore More Prize Pack: GoPro® HERO Session* and mount and a $50 REI gift card

Outdoor adventures are calling your name! Answer them today and enter for a chance to win! http://bit.ly/GetOutGoGiveaway

Winners will be announced on the Penske Automotive Group Facebook page on April 1, 2017.

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