SOURCE: Coates International, Ltd.

March 17, 2008 12:40 ET

Coates to Exhibit at the New York Auto Show, March 21-30, 2008

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Coates International, Ltd. (Coates) (OTCBB: COTE) is very pleased to announce that Coates International, Ltd. will be exhibiting a number of its CSRV Combustion Engines at the New York Auto Show in the Jacob Javits Convention Center located at 655 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001. The ten-day show runs from Friday, March 21 - 30, 2008.

Visitors to our booth will receive brochures and information from our staff. Our Booth No. is 1536.

About Coates International, Ltd.: Coates has recently completed final refinements to a patented spherical rotary valve CSRV Industrial Internal Combustion Engine developed over a period of more than 6 years and other CSRV applications over 10 years. The underlying CSRV technology was 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 run on flare-off gas from oil wells, landfill gas and raw natural gas. The company is actively engaged in planning for production and rollout of these engines.

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 SEC. 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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