United Rentals to Provide Guidance Regarding 2007 Results and Preliminary Outlook for 2008

Greenwich, CT - Jan 3, 2008


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will provide earnings guidance for its recently completed 2007 fiscal year and provide a preliminary outlook for Fiscal Year 2008. The company said it will issue a press release after the market close on January 10 and hold an investor call on January 11. The time of the call and dial-in number to be provided in the press release. The press release will be available on the United Rentals website at www.unitedrentals.com.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world based on revenue, with an integrated network of over 690 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and one location in Mexico. The Company.s approximately 11,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The Company offers for rent over 20,000 classes of rental equipment with a total original cost of $4.3 billion. The Company 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 the Company is available at www.unitedrentals.com.


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