Hybrid Technologies, Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : HYBT

Hybrid Technologies, Inc.

November 19, 2007 07:30 ET

Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:HYBT) Initiates Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Produced Yaris Lithium Production, and Sets Stage for Hybrid to Market Lithium Vehicle Internationally

Hybrid Engineers Select Top Selling Toyota (TMC) Yaris for 2008 Production Lineup; Market Leader Toyota Yaris All-Lithium Version Ready for 2008

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA and TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2007) - Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:HYBT) (www.hybridtechnologies.com), emerging leaders in the development and marketing of lithium-powered products worldwide, announces the production of beta models Toyota (TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION:TMC) Yaris as Mooresville plant gears up to produce all-lithium version of the Toyota produced compact sedan.

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Toyota has been a recognized leader in the production of the gas/electric Hybrid vehicle for over 10 years and has sold over one million Hybrid units. "An all-lithium version of the Yaris seemed like a natural fit," stated Richard Griffiths, Strategic Development Consultant for Hybrid Technologies.

The Yaris was selected for production of an all-lithium version based on the following criteria:

-Body design and ergonomics

-Weight and size of vehicle

-Manufacture quality control

-Adaptation to electric drive system

-Consumer desirability

-Low entry-level unit cost (under $15,000 USD)

Holly Roseberry, President of Hybrid Technologies, Inc., stated: "As Hybrid has a corporate mandate to keep our product line ahead of the market and technology curve, we are pleased to have the Toyota Yaris as a new venture for 2008. The Yaris embodies the key characteristics our Federal and private consumers demand. The all-lithium Yaris will clearly create a significant buzz once unveiled in 2008."

Hybrid Technologies originally developed a complete lithium system for the PT Cruiser as part of a Space Act Agreement with NASA; it's now one of the world's only production models of high-speed electric vehicles. Due to its size and production cost the Toyota Yaris will complement Hybrid's private and public sector offerings.

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About Hybrid Technologies: www.hybridtechnologies.com

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