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Genuine Parts Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of forty cents ($.40) per share on the Company's common stock.

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The dividend is payable January 4, 2010 to shareholders of record December 4, 2009.

About Genuine Parts Company

Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S. and Canada through its Motion Industries subsidiary. S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes business products nationwide in the U.S. and in Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company had 2008 revenues of $11.0 billion.

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SOURCE: Genuine Parts Company

CONTACT: Jerry W. Nix, Vice Chairman and CFO, +1-770-612-2048, or Sidney
G. Jones, Vice President-Investor Relations, +1-770-818-4628, both of Genuine
Parts Company