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Quantum Awarded $2.5 Million Order for Fully Integrated and Pre-Assembled Fuel Storage Systems for Medium Duty Natural Gas



Quantum Awarded $2.5 Million Order for Fully Integrated and Pre-Assembled Fuel
              Storage Systems for Medium Duty Natural Gas Trucks

PR Newswire

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems
Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a leader in natural gas,
alternative fuel systems and clean propulsion vehicle technologies, today
announced that it has received a $2.5 million purchase order from GreenKraft
Inc., a leading manufacturer of Class 3 to Class 6 medium duty trucks located
in Santa Ana, California, for supplying fully-integrated fuel storage
assemblies incorporating Quantum's ultra-lightweight Q-Lite™ compressed
natural gas (CNG) fuel storage systems.

"We are pleased to combine our innovative, ultra-lightweight tank technology
with our fuel system and storage assembly expertise and decades of experience
as an automotive Tier-1 integrator to provide a turn-key solution for our
customer," said Brian Olson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quantum.
"Quantum's advanced storage systems are configured to enhance the performance
of these CNG medium duty trucks, which are ideal for small businesses such as
food services, electric and construction contractors, pest control, plumbing
and landscaping contractors. CNG has clearly become a most attractive fuel
option for fleets, considering the historically high price differential
between domestic natural gas and diesel, in combination with the $0.50 per
gallon alternative fuel tax credit included in the American Tax Relief Act of
2013." 

Quantum's fully-integrated rail-mounted fuel storage package will be 100%
assembled and pre-tested in the factory. The design incorporates two
ultra-lightweight composite natural gas tanks per truck, with modular
high-strength brackets, aesthetically pleasing covers and integrated refueling
receptacle. Designed and produced at Quantum's Technology campus in Lake
Forest, California, Quantum's advanced natural gas storage systems provide
dramatic weight reduction, increased fuel storage capacity, and the capability
to quickly integrate these systems.

About Quantum:
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. is a leader in the
development and production of natural gas fuel storage and system
technologies, alternative fuel vehicles, and advanced vehicle propulsion
systems. Quantum's portfolio of technologies includes natural gas and hydrogen
storage and metering systems, electronic and software controls, hybrid
electric drive systems, and other alternative fuel technologies and solutions
that enable fuel efficient, low emission natural gas and hybrid, plug-in
hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. Quantum's powertrain engineering,
system integration, vehicle manufacturing, and assembly capabilities provide
fast-to-market solutions to support the production of natural gas, plug-in
hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, and specialty vehicles, as well as
modular, transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum's customer base
includes automotive OEMs, fleets, aerospace industry, military and other
governmental agencies, and other strategic alliance partners. Quantum's wholly
owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., and affiliate, Asola Solarpower GmbH,
complement Quantum's alternative and renewable energy presence through the
development and ownership of wind and solar farms, and the manufacture of high
efficiency solar modules for traditional and automotive applications. Quantum
is headquartered in Lake Forest, California, and has operations and
affiliations in the USA, Canada, Germany and India.

About GreenKraft:
GreenKraft Inc., located in Santa Ana California, is a manufacturer and
distributor of innovative automotive products. GreenKraft, Inc. was created to
introduce efficient automotive products focused on being both clean and green,
which offer a price advantage, along with superior performance and safety
features.  GreenKraft, Inc. manufactures class 3, 4, 5, and 6 cab forward
trucks that are used by businesses in a variety of industries in the U.S.A.
GreenKraft also offers alternative fuel delivery systems for different
vehicles.

Forward Looking Statements:
This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements included
in this report, other than those that are historical, are forward-looking
statements and can generally be identified by words such as "may," "could,"
"will," "should," "assume," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "intend,"
"believe," "predict," "estimate," "forecast," "outlook," "potential," or
"continue," or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology.
Various risks and other factors could cause actual results, and actual events
that occur, to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward
looking statements. Risk factors include Quantum's ability to secure materials
and manufacture tanks and systems to meet the customer demand, and the
customer's ability to market the natural gas trucks and purchase the full
quantity of systems anticipated on the purchase order. The Company undertakes
no obligation to update the information in this press release to reflect
events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of
anticipated or unanticipated events.

More information can be found about the products and services of GreenKraft at
www.GreenKraftInc.com or you may contact:

Frank Ziegler
Director of Sales
Email: Frank@greenkraftinc.com
714-545-7777 x15

More information can be found about the products and services of Quantum at
http://www.qtww.com/ or you may contact:

Brion D. Tanous
Principal, CleanTech IR, Inc.
Email: btanous@cleantech-ir.com
310-541-6824

SOURCE Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.

Website: http://www.qtww.com
Website: http://www.greenkraftinc.com
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