CDTi Announces Vice President of Heavy Duty Diesel Sales - North America

CDTi Announces Vice President of Heavy Duty Diesel Sales - North America

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clean Diesel Technologies,
Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTI) ("CDTi"), a cleantech emissions control company, is pleased
to announce that Kipp Bottorff has joined the company as Vice President of
Heavy Duty Diesel Sales – North America. Mr. Bottorff will be responsible for
driving new sales opportunities in the original equipment ("OE") and
integrator heavy duty diesel business segment.

"Kipp brings a wealth of industry experience building strong customer
relationships with well-known organizations including Daimler Trucks, MAN
Truck & Bus and DEUTZ, making him ideally suited to grow our OE business
opportunities," said Ian MacDonald, Vice President Sales and Marketing for
CDTi. "I am confident Kipp will leverage his history of OEM success and
excellent grasp of the voice of the customer in his new role with CDTi."

Mr. Bottorff has over 25 years of sales and management experience, primarily
in the automotive industry, with various divisions of TRW Automotive and most
recently with Cummins Inc. During his more than fifteen years with Cummins,
Mr. Bottorff held a variety of positions, including OEM Engineering Account
Manager, Operations Manager-Cummins Midrange Engine Plant, Account Manager for
North American and UK Engine Business Unit turbocharger business, Account
Executive and Director of OEM Sales-Automotive.

About CDTi

CDTi is a vertically integrated global manufacturer and distributor of
emissions control systems and products, focused on the heavy duty diesel and
light duty vehicle markets. CDTi utilizes its proprietary patented Mixed Phase
Catalyst (MPC®) technology, as well as its ARIS® selective catalytic
reduction, Platinum Plus® fuel-borne catalyst, and other technologies to
provide high-value sustainable solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy
efficiency and lower the carbon intensity of on- and off-road engine
applications. CDTi is headquartered in Ventura, California and currently has
operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Japan and Sweden. For more
information, please visit

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Forward-Looking Statements Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this news release, such as statements regarding
potential future growth of CDTi's OE business constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known or unknown risks,
including those detailed in CDTi's filings with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual
results, performance or achievements of CDTi to be materially different from
any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance
on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
CDTi assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained
in this release.

CONTACT: Kristi Cushing, Investor Relations Manager
         Tel:  +1 (805) 639-9555

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