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PAG Reaches Significant Social Media Milestone: 100,000 fans on Facebook!

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Penske Automotive Group is celebrating a significant social media milestone:
100,000 fans on Facebook!

Reaching this milestone is a great accomplishment but is not a mark we could have achieved without the support of our devoted fans and strong dealership network.

Since the launch of our Facebook page, it has been our goal to engage our fans and keep them interested by regularly posting and sharing exciting news, facts, photos and contests surrounding our initiatives. In doing this, our fans and followers have shared with us, hundreds of great stories, comments and moments showing their support and enthusiasm for Penske Automotive Group. As we surpass the 100,000 fan mark, we want to thank you for supporting our social efforts and share with you a few interesting stats that we’ve gathered from our over eight years on Facebook:

  • PAG received over 100,000 Facebook page “likes”
  • PAG Facebook fan base is 65% male and 35% female
  • Highest concentration of fans are between the ages of 25-54
  • Top ten cities of our Facebook fans: New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Indianapolis, San Diego, & Cleveland.

We’re very proud to have such a dedicated fan base and are excited for the future of Penske Automotive Group on Facebook and what we can bring to our fans.


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PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP DEALERSHIPS NAMED BEST TO WORK FOR IN 2018

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We are proud to announce twenty-four Penske Automotive Group Dealerships have been recognized by Automotive News as among the Best Dealerships to Work For in the United States!

The award winning dealerships are:
• Acura of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas – www.acuraoffayetteville.com
• Toyota of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.toyotaofturnersville.com
• Acura Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.acuraturnersville.com
• Audi Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.auditurnersville.com
• BMW of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.bmwofturnersville.com
• Hyundai of Turnersville, Turnsersville, New Jersey – www.hyundaiofturnersville.com
• Nissan of Turnersville, Turnersville, New Jersey – www.nissanofturnersville.com
• Audi Mentor, Mentor, Ohio – www.audimentor.com
• Honda of Mentor, Mentor, Ohio – www.hondaofmentor.com
• Porsche of Beachwood, Beachwood, Ohio – www.porscheofbeachwood.com
• Mercedes-Benz Greenwich, Greenwich, Connecticut – www.mercedesbenzgreenwich.com
• Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner, Vienna, Virginia – www.mercedesbenzoftysonscorner.com
• Audi Chantilly, Chantilly, Virginia – www.audichantilly.com
• Jaguar Land Rover Monmouth, Ocean, New Jersey – www.landrovermonmouth.com;
www.jaguarmonmouth.com
• Porsche Monmouth, Eatontown, New Jersey – www.porschemonmouth.com
• Porsche Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut – www.porschefairfield.com
• Honda of Danbury, Danbury, Connecticut – www.hondaofdanbury.com
• Lexus of Bridgewater, Bridgewater, New Jersey – www.lexusofbridgewater.com
• Audi Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.audiwarwick.com
• BMW of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.bmwofwarwick.com
• Infiniti of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.infinitiofwarwick.com
• Mini of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.warwickmini.com
• Lexus of Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island – www.lexusofwarwick.com
• Toyota of Surprise, Surprise, Arizona – www.toyotaofsurprise.com

Commenting on the announcement, Penske Automotive Group Chairman Roger Penske said, “We are extremely proud to be recognized by Automotive News as one of its Best Dealerships To Work For in 2018. To represent 24 dealerships on the List of the Top 100 is an extraordinary accomplishment. This level of achievement embodies the commitment, drive and passion of our team, and their efforts in working together to be one of the very best.”


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 26,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000, and is ranked among the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.

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

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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. 129 Penske technicians including 9 finalists, were designated as Elite Technicians for the 2018 program.

After meeting program requirements and advancing through a challenging technical exam, nine technicians qualified to compete for top honors at the 2018 Penske Elite Tech Challenge in Mooresville, N.C., March 26-28.

During their stay in Mooresville, the nine 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 2018 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year, Jared Taylor from Peter Pan BMW.

As part of the Elite Tech Challenge, the nine finalists completed a final timed exam during their visit to the UTI training center. The following evening, at an awards banquet, Penske Automotive Group honored the technicians and celebrated the “2018 Penske Automotive Elite Technician of the Year,” Jared Taylor from Peter Pan BMW, who was the top scorer on the exam. Along with top honors, Jared was awarded a premium prize package that included two passes for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with Team Penske as their guests at a 2018 racing event – an experience that never disappoints.


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Gear Up For Fall Giveaway

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Cooler weather is here!  It’s time to get ready by entering Penske Automotive Group‘s “Gear Up For Fall” Instagram Giveaway!

We’re giving away two $250 gift cards to Patagonia!

For your chance to win you’ll need to:

  1. Follow our Instagram page: instagram.com/penskecars (@penskecars)
  2. Comment “#GearUpForFall” on the “Gear Up For Fall” giveaway post.

You have until October 31, 2017 to enter to win!  Winners will be announced on the Penske Automotive Group Instagram page on November 6, 2017.


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Penske Automotive Group Dealerships Named Best To Work For

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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.

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
Follow Penske Automotive on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/penskecars/
Visit Penske Automotive on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/penskecars

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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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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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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