New York, NY, March 28, 2005......Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP), an automotive replacement parts manufacturer and distributor, is scheduled to report its earnings for the three months and for the year ended December 31, 2004 on Thursday, March 31, 2005 before the opening of the stock market.


Management will hold a conference call at 11:00 AM, Eastern Time, on Thursday, March 31, 2005.The dial in number is 800-362-0571. The playback number is 800-388-9064 (domestic) 402-220-1116 (international) and the ID # is STANDARD.





Under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Standard Motor Products cautions investors that any forward-looking statements made by the Company, including those that may be made in this press release, are based on managementís expectations at the time they are made, but they are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, events or performance to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward looking statements. Among the factors that could cause actual results, events or performance to differ materially from those risks and uncertainties discussed in this press release, are those detailed from time-to-time in prior press releases and in the companyís filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Companyís annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.By making these forward- looking statements, Standard Motor Products undertakes no obligation or intention to update these statements after the date of this release.