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Highway Holdings Signs Cooperation Agreement With Sumar USA

Highway Holdings Signs Cooperation Agreement With Sumar USA

HONG KONG, Jan. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highway Holdings Limited
(Nasdaq:HIHO) today announced it has entered into a cooperation agreement with
California-based Sumar International, Inc., whereby Highway Holdings will
develop two products under a pilot program intended to ultimately establish
the company as the OEM provider for a majority of Sumar's mount- and
stand-related product lines for television electronics and accessory
applications.

"We are gratified by the confidence of Sumar in Highway Holdings' quality and
capabilities and look forward to further opportunities to expand a
valued-relationship that has evolved over several years," said Roland Kohl,
president and chief executive officer of Highway Holdings.

He noted the two products under the pilot program are in the design and
development stage, and tooling for full-production is expected to be completed
this month.

Kohl added that he anticipates Highway Holdings will utilize a variety of the
company's capabilities for Sumar's OEM requirements, including metal component
manufacturing services, plastic component molding and assembly.

About Sumar International

Based in Southern California, Sumar International is a marketing organization
offering an extensive line of mount- and stand-related products designed for
computer accessories, electronics and audio/video devices. Its products are
sold to big-box retailers, as well as commercial customers.

About Highway Holdings

Highway Holdings produces a wide variety of high-quality products for blue
chip original equipment manufacturers -- from simple parts and components to
sub-assemblies and finished products. Highway Holdings' administrative offices
are located in Hong Kong, and its manufacturing facilities are located in
Shenzhen in the People's Republic of China.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed
in this press release are forward-looking statements which involve risks and
uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive,
governmental, political and technological factors affecting the company's
revenues, operations, markets, products and prices, and other factors
discussed in the company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including without limitation, the company's annual reports on Form
20-F.

CONTACT: Gary S. Maier
         Maier & Company, Inc.
         (310) 471-1288
 
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