Quantum Announces Receipt of $6.2 Million in New Orders for Natural Gas Storage Tanks Following Successful Exhibition at NTEA

   Quantum Announces Receipt of $6.2 Million in New Orders for Natural Gas
    Storage Tanks Following Successful Exhibition at NTEA Work Truck Show

PR Newswire

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 18, 2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 18, 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 $6.2 million in orders following its successful
participation at the National Truck Equipment Association Show in Indianapolis
March 6-8, 2013. Under the purchase orders, Quantum will supply its
ultra-lightweight Q-Lite™ compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel storage tanks for
natural gas powered vehicles.

"We are excited about the overwhelming interest in our high capacity CNG tanks
and new bolt-on fuel modules," said Brian Olson, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Quantum. "The new orders for our Q-Lite tanks confirms and
validates the superior value that our products bring to our customers."

Quantum's proprietary Q-Lite™ fuel tank technology offers one of the lightest
natural gas fuel storage solutions in the industry, coupled with superior fuel
storage capacity, enhanced safety features and the capability to be quickly
integrated on to vehicles.

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 risk factors include the ability of the
customer and Quantum to fulfill their obligations under the new orders. 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.

©2013 Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.
Advanced Technology Center
25242 Arctic Ocean Drive, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone 949-399-4500 Fax 949-399-4600

SOURCE Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.

Website: http://www.qtww.com
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