SOURCE: Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.

June 09, 2006 12:02 ET

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. Signs MOU of Distributor Agency for European Market With Lefeber Management Ltd.

HARBIN, CHINA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 9, 2006 -- Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ABAT), a developer and manufacturer of rechargeable Polymer-Lithium-Ion (PLI) batteries, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Lefeber Management Ltd. ("LML"), a Dutch company located at Laiden, the Netherlands, for LML to act as ABAT's agent to distribute ABAT's polymer lithium-ion battery ("PLI Battery"), and nanometer material battery in the region of Europe for a period of two (2) years.

The MOU provides that LML pay in advance for shipment of products ordered, and reach a minimum of $3 million of annual sales to maintain agency status, among other terms and provisions.

"We are very pleased to work with Lefeber Management, and hope the distributor agency relation will result in our battery products entering the European market," said Zhiguo Fu, Chairman and CEO of Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.

About Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. founded in September 2002, develops, manufactures, and distributes rechargeable Polymer Lithium-Ion (PLI) batteries. The Company's products include PLI batteries for electric vehicles, motorcycles, mine-use lamps, cell phones, notebook computers, and other personal electronic devices. The Company's batteries combine high-energy chemistry with state of the art polymer technology to overcome many of the shortcomings associated with other types of rechargeable batteries. The PLI battery for use in all-electric vehicles is developed using the Company's proprietary technologies. The Company's R&D and manufacturing facilities are located in China and it maintains an office in New York City.

For more information about Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. please visit www.zqpt.com

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