SOURCE: Clean Power Technologies Inc.

September 19, 2007 10:05 ET

Clean Power Technologies Announces Appointment of Former Ford Senior Executive, David Thursfield

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Clean Power Technologies Inc (OTCBB: CPWE) (XETRA: C1L), developer of a unique heat recovery and hybrid power system to reduce vehicle emissions, is delighted to announce the appointment of the former Executive Vice President and President of International Operations and Global Purchasing of Ford Motor Company, David Thursfield, to the Executive Board of Directors, effective immediately.

David Thursfield, 61, has over 30 years senior-level experience in the automotive industry, most recently as Chairman of Cerberus Automotive Group from 2004, the automotive sector division of private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP. In May 2007, Cerberus Automotive Group purchased a US$7.4 billion majority interest stake in Chrysler from DaimlerChrysler AG.

Abdul Mitha, President and CEO of Clean Power, said: "The appointment of David is a significant step in the development of Clean Power Technologies. I am personally thrilled to welcome a gentleman of such international industry calibre to our Board and we see his willingness to join us as a validation and endorsement, not only of our unique heat recovery and hybrid power system, but also our business strategy and market potential."

Prior to joining Cerberus, Thursfield held key operational and purchasing roles at Ford Motor Company, which he joined in 1979. During this time he oversaw Ford's Premier Automotive Group, Mazda Motor Company, Ford of Europe, Ford Asia Pacific Operations and Global Purchasing arms. In particular, from 1998 to 2001 he was Vice President of Vehicle Operations at Ford Automotive Operations and from 2001 to 2002 he was Chairman, CEO and President of Ford of Europe.

"Having been a senior automotive industry insider for over three decades, David brings with him extensive global knowledge and key contacts in the sector," added Mr Mitha. He continued, "His expertise and industry leverage adds tremendous weight to our business as we step up our proven steam hybrid technology beyond R&D into a commercialization and marketing phase. His guidance and counsel will help Clean Power to formulate strategies and chart future road maps for this exciting post-development phase."

About Clean Power Technologies, Inc.

Clean Power Technologies is committed to developing hybrid power technology and alternative fuel for a range of vehicles, including locomotives, heavy trucks and light cars. The Company's proprietary technology significantly reduces pollution through its Clean Energy Storage and Recovery (CESAR) system, which takes otherwise wasted heat from the exhaust of a conventional combustion engine and modifies it through a heat recovery system to generate clean power for the vehicle.

The Company boasts a highly experienced engineering team, whose vision and technical capabilities are driving the development and implementation of this unique hybrid power technology.

Clean Power Technologies operates out of its development facility in East Sussex. In 2006, testing began on a Mazda RX8 engine with testing on a second identical engine commencing later that year. Results to date have been very positive, and it is anticipated that, by the end of 2007, following the successful completion of these tests, the Company's steam accumulator will be fitted into a Mazda RX8 and will be road-tested. In June 2007 testing also began on a Caterpillar C15 diesel engine for ultimate applications within the industrial vehicle and truck industries. Recently Clean Power acquired new premises to increase its available facility space eight-fold which will enable Clean Power to expedite its progress even further.

The Company listed on XETRA on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in October 2006, and is also traded on the OTC BB in the US. Clean Power Technologies has a market capitalization of US$52 million.

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