United Rentals to Report Third Quarter 2007 Results on Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Greenwich, CT -


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that the company expects to release its third quarter 2007 results on Wednesday, October 31, 2007, after the markets close. No conference call has been scheduled due to the company's pending acquisition by affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. 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, with an integrated network of over 690 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and 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. 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 www.unitedrentals.com.


Fred Bratman
Hyde Park Financial Communications
(203) 618-7318 
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