Quantum Receives Significant Order for Q-Lite™ Natural Gas Fuel Systems for the Canadian Market

 Quantum Receives Significant Order for Q-Lite™ Natural Gas Fuel Systems for
                             the Canadian Market

Quantum Continues to Gain Traction in the Fast Growing North American Light
Duty CNG Truck Market

PR Newswire

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 18, 2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Quantum Fuel Systems
Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (QTWW), a global leader in natural gas storage
systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced that it
has received a significantorder for its Q-Lite™ high capacity, ultra-light
weight natural gas storage tanks for light duty trucks for delivery in
Canada. Quantum's light-duty tanks are certified for the Canadian market,
which represents a significant addressable market in addition to the United

"We expect this initial order will lead to expanded tank orders for the
Canadian market," said Brian Olson, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Quantum. "Fleet managers and small businesses across North America are
increasingly recognizing the significant economic benefits of natural gas
vehicles and we are excited to be making further inroads into the Canadian

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

Quantum's wholly owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., complements Quantum's
renewable energy presence through the development and ownership of wind and
solar farms.

Quantum is headquartered in Lake Forest, California, and has operations and
affiliations in the United States, Canada, and India.

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the information in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after
the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated

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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