Reminder: United Rentals, Inc. Second Quarter 2006 Conference Call and Audio Webcast Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. (ET)

Greenwich, CT - Aug 2, 2006


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), will hold its quarterly conference call with Wayland Hicks, chief executive officer, Martin Welch, chief financial officer, and Michael Kneeland, executive vice president-operations, on Tuesday, August 8, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call is available by audio webcast at, where it will be archived.

The second quarter press release will be available on the United Rentals website at after the close of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, August 7.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 750 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 13,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent more than 20,000 classes of equipment with a total original cost of $4.0 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at



Chuck Wessendorf
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
United Rentals, Inc.
(203) 618-7318