CORRECTING AND REPLACING -- Sevcon to Announce Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 6

CORRECTING AND REPLACING -- Sevcon to Announce Second-Quarter 2014 Financial
Results on May 6

Company to Webcast Conference Call Live at 9:00 a.m. ET on May 7

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a press release
issued earlier today by Sevcon, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEV), please note that the date
in the headline was incorrect. Sevcon, Inc. will announce second-quarter 2014
financial results on May 6, not May 7. The corrected release follows:

Sevcon, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEV), a global manufacturer of drivetrain controls for
electric and hybrid vehicles, today announced that it will release
second-quarter 2014 financial results after the close of the market on
Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Sevcon will host a conference call to discuss the
results on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

President and Chief Executive Officer Matt Boyle and Vice President, Treasurer
and Chief Financial Officer Paul Farquhar will host the call.

Those who wish to listen to the conference call webcast should visit the
Investor Relations section of the company's website at The
live call also can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-5790 or (201) 689-8328
prior to the start of the call. If you are unable to listen to the live call,
the webcast will be archived on the company's website.

About Sevcon, Inc.

Sevcon is a world leader in the design and manufacture of microprocessor-based
controls for zero emission electric and hybrid vehicles. The controls are used
to vary the speed and movement of vehicles, to integrate specialized functions
and to optimize the energy consumption of the vehicle's power source. The
company supplies customers throughout the world from its operations in the
USA, the U.K., France and the Asia Pacific region and through an international
dealer network. Sevcon's customers are manufacturers of on and off-road
vehicles including cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, fork lift trucks, aerial
lifts, mining vehicles, airport tractors, sweepers and other electrically
powered vehicles. For more information visit

CONTACT: David Calusdian
         Sharon Merrill Associates
         1 (617) 542 5300
         Matt Boyle
         President and CEO
         1 (508) 281 5503

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