United Rentals Second Quarter 2005 Conference Call and Audio Webcast

Greenwich, CT -


 United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) will hold its second quarter conference call on Tuesday, August 9, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call will be available by audio webcast at www.unitedrentals.com, where it will also be archived.

The United Rentals press release for the second quarter 2005 will be available by 7:00 am Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 9 at First Call and on www.unitedrentals.com.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 730 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 12,900 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 different types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.7 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.


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