CNH GLOBAL N.V. TO RELEASE 1ST QUARTER 2006 EARNINGS AND HOLD CONFERENCE CALL ON TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2006

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LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 19, 2006 -- /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) will release first quarter financial results by approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, May 2, 2006. The full text of the release, along with the financial statements, will be available both from PR Newswire and on http://www.cnh.com .

Also on May 2, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, CNH will provide a live, listen-only, audio Webcast of the company's quarterly conference call with security analysts and institutional investors. The Webcast can be accessed either through http://www.cnh.com or CCBN's individual investor center at http://www.earnings.com . Anyone unable to listen to the live Webcast can access the replay at either site for two weeks following the event.

 

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