Quantum to Launch Fully-Integrated Bolt-On Natural Gas Systems for Medium Duty Trucks at Industry Leading NTEA Show

Quantum to Launch Fully-Integrated Bolt-On Natural Gas Systems for Medium Duty
                     Trucks at Industry Leading NTEA Show

PR Newswire

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 5, 2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems
Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:QTWW), a global leader in natural gas
storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced
that it will launch and demonstrate its new line of production ready, bolt-on
compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems for medium duty trucks at the
National Truck and Equipment Association 'Work Truck Show' held in
Indianapolis, Indiana on March 6-8, 2013.

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"Quantum's new medium-duty CNG fuel systems are designed to provide a bolt-on
solution to quickly outfit a truck to operate on CNG," said Brian Olson,
President and CEO of Quantum. "Quantum's systems are specifically designed for
ease of installation, safety, durability and to provide maximum value and
operational ease for our customers."

Quantum's integrated fuel systems for medium duty trucks, incorporating its
ultra-light Q-Lite™ CNG storage systems, are available in a variety of
configurations, ranging from 24 to 64 gasoline gallon equivalent
capacities.The systems have integral fuel receptacle, pressure gauge, safety
systems including shut-off valves, pressure relief device(s) and pressure
sensors and fuel metering subsystems including pressure regulator and thermal
management.Available fuel system configurations include single, dual and
triple module systems to accommodate a variety of popular medium duty truck
platforms.

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.

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.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 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