Heavy Duty Trucking Names Maxwell Technologies' Engine Start Module to Annual Top 20 Products Award

Heavy Duty Trucking Names Maxwell Technologies' Engine Start Module to Annual
                            Top 20 Products Award

Heavy Duty Trucking Recognizes Module for Reliable All-Weather Engine Starting

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:
MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy
storage products, today announced that its Engine Start Module (ESM) has been
chosen by Heavy Duty Trucking for the 2014 Top 20 Products award. The ESM
ensures reliable engine cranking no matter the conditions and reduces or
eliminates costly jump-starts. Heavy Duty Trucking will present Maxwell with
the award at the TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit in
Nashville, Tenn. from March 10 through 12.

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The ESM was chosen as a top product based on Heavy Duty Trucking's editorial
coverage from December 2012 through November 2013. Finalists were chosen by a
panel of judges, including Heavy Duty Trucking's editors and a panel of fleet
executives and motor carrier maintenance experts, based on innovation, ability
to address top industry issues and potential to improve a fleet's bottom line.

Maxwell's Engine Start Module is a group 31 form factor that delivers the
quick-burst power diesel-powered class 7 and 8 trucks need to crank their
engines in extreme weather, down to -40 degrees Celsius. The ultracapacitor
module is rugged and lightweight with very low maintenance requirements. It
delivers power for hundreds of thousands of reliable starts, lowers the total
cost of ownership and maximizes on-time deliveries. Maxwell recently announced
it is supplying its ESM to Idle Free Systems, Inc. for the Work Truck No Idle
Heat System™.

"Fleet managers and operators claim jump-starts, late loads and Monday morning
scrambles are their key pain points. The Engine Start Module is an effective
solution that addresses all of these issues," said Jeremy Cowperthwaite, vice
president and general manager of Maxwell's Engine Starting Group. "Inclusion
on Heavy Duty Trucking's list confirms the market need for this type of

Visit Maxwell Technologies at the following shows:

  oWork Truck Show in Indianapolis from March 4 through 7 at booth 3026
  oTMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit in Nashville,
    Tenn. from March 10 through 12 at booth 1043
  oMid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. from March 27 through
    29 at booth 65177

Additional Maxwell Technologies information:

  oEngine Start Module installation video: http://bit.ly/KoR5xj
  oMaxwell Technologies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Maxwell_Tech
  oMaxwell Technologies on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/10e2nPA
  oMaxwell Technologies on LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/Z4737Y

About Maxwell Technologies: Maxwell Technologies is a global leader in the
development and manufacture of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and
power delivery solutions. Our ultracapacitor products provide safe and
reliable power solutions for applications in consumer and industrial
electronics, transportation and telecommunications. Our CONDIS® high-voltage
grading and coupling capacitors help to ensure the safety and reliability of
electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport,
distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. Our
radiation-mitigated microelectronic products include power modules, memory
modules and single board computers that incorporate powerful commercial
silicon for superior performance and high reliability in aerospace
applications. For more information, visit www.maxwell.com.

For more information, contact:
Maxwell Technologies
Media:    Rachel Sullivan, Metis Communications: +1 (617) 236-0500;
Investor: Michael Sund: +1 (858) 503-3233; msund@maxwell.com
Sales:    Michael Padrnos: +1 (858) 230-2115; mpadrnos@maxwell.com
          David Yacobucci: +1 (949) 246-2460; dyacobucci@maxwell.com

SOURCE Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.maxwell.com
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