UQM Technologies Will Display All-new PowerPhase HD® Drive System at 2012 HTUF

  • The all-new PowerPhase HD® 220, the most powerful electric motor launched by the company, was developed specifically to meet the needs of the commercial vehicle market
  • The HTUF conference and expo is focused on the commercialization of hybrid, electric and advanced technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle industries
  • UQM will be located in booth number 401 at the 2012 HTUF event

LONGMONT, Colo.--()--UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: UQM) will display its newest product for vehicle electrification September 18-19, 2012, at the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) national conference and expo in Charlotte, NC. The PowerPhase HD® 220 is the most powerful electric motor UQM has ever manufactured, and comes in a system with an all-new controller designed specifically for the commercial vehicle market. The PowerPhase Pro® electric propulsion system that is in volume production will also be part of the UQM display in booth number 401.

“We are excited to be part of the rapidly expanding commercial vehicle electrification market and our systems are currently powering Hino and Proterra electric buses, as well as Electric Vehicles International’s all-electric medium-duty trucks and walk-in delivery vans and Boulder EV delivery vans,” said Eric Ridenour, UQM Technologies’ President and Chief Executive Officer. “And we are likewise excited to show our all-new PowerPhase HD 220, designed specifically to meet the needs of commercial vehicle customers, at the HTUF event.”

The newest UQM product for the commercial vehicle market, the PowerPhase HD 220 delivers 700 Nm of peak torque, 220 kW of peak power and 120kW of continuous power. It joins the line of automotive-qualified PowerPhase Pro propulsion systems for battery electric vehicles in multiple market segments.

HTUF is a national, multi-year, user-driven program to speed the commercialization of hybrid, electric and advanced technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty industries. HTUF is operated by CALSTART in partnership with and under contract to the US Army TARDEC National Automotive Center.

Please stop at the UQM booth (number 401) at HTUF and visit with Sandro Marcantonio, our newest Account Manager on the UQM sales team. Contact Mr. Marcantonio or another member of the UQM sales team at (303) 682-4900, or by e-mail at sales@uqm.com, to arrange a private meeting and to receive more information about the company’s newest product or the full line of UQM vehicle electrification products.

In addition to the commercial vehicle customers, UQM PowerPhase electric propulsion systems have also been selected to power CODA Automotive passenger cars, as well as the Audi A1 e-tron, Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Phantom and fuel cell London Taxi pre-production test fleet vehicles. The UQM facility has 40,000 units of annual production capacity for its PowerPhase Pro electric propulsion systems.

About UQM

UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators and power electronic controllers for the automotive, commercial truck, bus and military markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing products for the alternative-energy technologies sector, including propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles, under-the-hood power accessories and other vehicle auxiliaries. UQM headquarters, engineering, product development center and manufacturing operation are located in Longmont, Colorado. Please visit www.uqm.com for more information.

This Release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. These statements appear in a number of places in this Release and include statements regarding our plans, beliefs or current expectations, including those plans, beliefs and expectations of our officers and directors with respect to, among other things, future orders to be received, future financial results and the continued growth of the electric-powered vehicle industry. Important Risk Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements are contained in our Form 10-Q filed July 31, 2012, which is available through our website at www.uqm.com or at www.sec.gov.

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Alise Grysen, 303-682-4941

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Contacts

Investor Relations:
StreetSmart Investor Relations
Annie Leschin or Barry Hutton, 415-775-1788
or
Media Relations:
UQM Technologies, Inc.
Alise Grysen, 303-682-4941