UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: July 09, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
Lithia Motors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
360 E. Jackson Street, Medford, OR
(Address of principal executive offices)
541-776-6401 (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable (Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 9, 2012, Lithia Motors, Inc., an Oregon corporation, announced its plans to conduct a conference call following the release of financial results for the second quarter 2012. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated in this Item 7.01 by reference.
As provided in General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the information in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.