SOURCE: Vision Industries Corp.

April 29, 2010 08:30 ET

Vision's Tyrano: World's First Street Legal, Zero Emission, Electric/Hydrogen Hybrid Class 8 Truck; Obtains U.S. Department of Energy Listing

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) -  Vision Industries Corp. (OTCBB: VIIC), producers of zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid trucks, is pleased to announce that two of its vehicles have been listed as Alternative & Advanced Vehicles by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The Tyrano™ is a zero emission Class 8 electric/hydrogen hybrid, 80,000 lb. GVWR truck designed for local and regional drayage. The Tyrano™ is the world's first street legal, zero emission, electric/hydrogen hybrid truck. The U.S. Department of Energy listing of the Tyrano™ can be viewed by clicking here.

The Zero Emission Terminal Tractor (ZETT) is a zero emission, electric/hydrogen hybrid, 130,000 LB. GVWR terminal tractor designed to work a double shift before refueling. The ZETT is jointly developed by Vision and Capacity of Texas. Capacity of Texas is the largest manufacturer of terminal tractors in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Energy listing of the ZETT can be viewed by clicking here.

Martin Schuermann, President & CEO of Vision, stated, "A very large segment of our potential market does not even know that commercially viable, zero emission, heavy duty transport solutions are available in today's marketplace. Listing with the U.S. Department of Energy not only validates our hybrid technology, but can bring much greater awareness of our products to the U.S. truck buyers. We continue to build relationships and market our vehicles to fleet operators all of which should make for an exciting 2010."

About Vision Industries Corp.

Vision is a developer of zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid powered vehicles and turnkey hydrogen fueling systems. Vision's proprietary electric/hydrogen hybrid drive system combines the superior acceleration of a battery powered electric vehicle with the extended range provided by a hydrogen fuel cell. Vision uses major manufacturers as partners or sub contractors to produce its vehicles. This business approach avoids massive outlays of startup capital. Many regional, state and federal alternative energy programs in the form of grants, subsidies, tax credits and loans exist or are planned. For more information on Vision Industries Corp., please visit

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