SOURCE: Hybrid Technologies, Inc.

February 15, 2007 07:30 ET

Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (NASD OTCBB: HYBT) and Public Transport Partner, Paratransit, Launch Lithium PT Cruisers at Gala Event at Californian State Capital Steps

Hybrid Produced Lithium PTs to Be Presented to Top Politicians, Media, Government Officials and the Public; Ceremony to Launch All Lithium Vehicles Into Public Service

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 -- Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: HYBT) (, emerging leader in the development and marketing of lithium powered products worldwide, is honored to announce that public transport partner, Paratransit, Inc. (, will be unveiling their fleet of all lithium PT Cruisers to the general public at a gala event set to be held in Sacramento, CA on February 15th, 2007

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Paratransit, Inc., a nonprofit public benefit corporation that provides transportation services for elderly, disabled people, and the general public, in conjunction with Hybrid Technologies, Inc., one of America's leading automotive corporations focused in the development and marketing of lithium powered products worldwide, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a joint venture agreement to determine the utility of lithium powered vehicles produced by Hybrid Technologies for taxicabs and vehicles that are fully accessible to disabled passengers.

A media event and demonstration of the vehicles will be held for the media: Thursday February 15, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the offices of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) at 1415 L Street.

Statements will be made by regional elected officials including Sacramento's Mayor Heather Fargo. California's Constitutional Officers have been invited as well.

Initially, Paratransit will operate the vehicles in the North Natomas area in partnership with the North Natomas Transportation Management Association.

Holly Roseberry, President of Hybrid Technologies, stated, "We at Hybrid Technologies salute Paratransit for their forward-thinking business model and their commitment to community service. We look forward to a bright future with them."

Bill Durant, Executive Director of Paratransit, Inc., stated: "As one of the leading and largest transportation providers in the Sacramento Region, we are proud to be working with Hybrid Technologies as we look to the future of public transportation. The ability to simply 'plug in' these vehicles, as well as the functionality of their design, has encouraged our agency to make the move to 'green technology.'"

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