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The Bedford Report

August 12, 2011 08:16 ET

Harbin Electric and Advanced Battery Technology Play Important Role in China's Growth Plan

The Bedford Report Provides Equity Research on Harbin Electric and Advanced Battery Technology

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 12, 2011) - Favorable government incentives and green energy initiatives are expected to make China the world leader in electric vehicles in the near future. China's intention, in addition to creating a world-leading industry that will produce jobs and exports, is to reduce urban pollution and decrease its dependence on oil. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for the Industrial Electric Equipment Industry and provides equity research on Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRBN) and Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAT). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

www.bedfordreport.com/HRBN

www.bedfordreport.com/ABAT

According to a consultant at World Bank, Chinese consumers may purchase about 47 percent more electric vehicles than the US in a decade. Oliver Hazimeh, a partner at PRTM, reports that Plug-in electric vehicles that connect to a power-grid to store energy in batteries will rise to 2.2 million, or 11 percent, of vehicles sold in China in 2020.

China has committed about $15 billion for vehicle electrification over the next five years where it will develop infrastructure to promote electric vehicles, while the US has agreed to provide $2 billion to $3 billion to promote battery-powered vehicles.

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Harbin Electric is a leading developer and manufacturer of a wide array of electric motors with a focus on innovative, customized, and value-added products. Its major product lines include industrial rotary motors, linear motors, and specialty micro-motors. The Company recorded a net income attributable to controlling interest of $17.2 million, or $0.55 per share in the second quarter of 2011.

Advanced Battery Technologies is a leading manufacturer and distributor of rechargeable polymer lithium-ion batteries. The company is also involved in the development and manufacturing of electric bikes, scooters and sports utility vehicles.

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