SOURCE: Coates International, Ltd.

May 05, 2009 11:13 ET

Coates Is Pleased to Announce Addition of VP, New Business Development

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ--(Marketwire - May 5, 2009) - Coates International, Ltd. (OTCBB: COTE) is pleased to announce the addition of Ronald Jones, Sr. in the capacity of Vice President, New Business Development, to enhance our strategic marketing function. Mr. Jones has extensive experience and background in building successful sales and service teams to bring new products to mature markets. Mr. Jones has a degree in Automotive and Heavy Equipment from Ferris State University and has earned numerous post-graduate certifications and awards. George J. Coates, CEO and President, stated: "The addition of Ron to our staff will greatly bolster our ability to effectively penetrate the markets for our CSRV products throughout the Western Hemisphere." Mr. Jones' compensation is contingent upon the success of his efforts.

The Company would like to inform readers that the company is not selling company stock, so it cannot be purchased from the company; the general public can only purchase Coates common stock that is already in the public marketplace and only through a registered broker-dealer.

Additional information about the Company, including photos and videos are available at our Coates News website: www.mostadvancedengine.com. Readers may also visit our corporate website at www.coatesengine.com.

About Coates International, Ltd.: Coates has been developing over a period of more than 15 years a patented spherical rotary valve CSRV Internal Combustion Engine invented by George J. Coates and his son Gregory. The CSRV system is adaptable to combustion engines of many types. This technology is currently adapted to a number of practical applications, including industrial generators powered by engines incorporating the CSRV technology and designed to operate on flare-off gas from oil wells, landfill gas and raw natural gas. The Company is actively engaged in preparing for the commencement of manufacturing of products utilizing this technology.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. By their nature, forward-looking statements and forecasts involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the near future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from forecasted results. These risks and uncertainties include market conditions, regulatory approvals, and other risks inherent in our operations. For a discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Our public filings with the SEC may be viewed and printed on the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.

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