GENUINE PARTS COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2nd QUARTER 2005 EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL

By: Bubbajunk.com

Atlanta, Georgia, June 29, 2005 -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) plans to release Second Quarter Earnings on July 19, 2005. Management will also conduct a conference call on this date at 11:00 a.m. Eastern daylight time. You are invited to join the call, which will be hosted by Chairman, President and CEO Tom Gallagher and CFO Jerry Nix.. The conference ID is 7252241. If you are unable to participate during the call, a replay of the call will be available ID 7252241, two hours after the completion of the conference call until 12:00 a.m. Eastern daylight time on August 2, 2005.