SOURCE: Hybrid Technologies, Inc.

April 16, 2007 07:30 ET

Hybrid Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: HYBT) Forbes Magazine Questions: "Is HYBT a Takeover Option for Larger Automotive Manufacture?" in Their Company Profile

And Wall Street Journal / NY Times Gives Thumbs Up on HYBT

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 16, 2007 -- Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: HYBT) www.hybridtechnologies.com, emerging leaders in the development and marketing of lithium-powered products worldwide, is pleased to announce that top financial publication Forbes Magazine featured Hybrid Technologies in a recent report on the company (HYBT).

To view Forbes coverage, click here: http://www.forbes.com/video/?video=fvn/tech/ms_electricmini041307

To view the Wall Street Journal coverage, click here: http://www.hybridtechnologies.com/multimedia.php?typeID=V&vidID=46

To view the New York Times article, click here: http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/04/06/an-electric-too-cool-sports-car-test/

To view detailed press release, click here: http://www.hybridtechnologies.com/media.php?mediaID=070416

Hybrid has recently gained significant financial press over the last week with highly positive reviews from the Wall Street Journal and from The New York Times.

This is the first time Hybrid has been featured in the Wall Street Journal. The company has been featured in most major media including CNN, MSNBC, FORBES, FOX and CBS. Hybrid Technologies has become a media revelation, specifically with major financial press, as they have unveiled their vehicles and company profile to top national media.

Hybrid is proud to launch their highly anticipated Distributor / Dealer Network Program. Hybrid's zero-emission product line includes: the Daimler/Chrysler PT Cruiser and Crossfire, BMW Mini Cooper, Mercedes Smart Car, Bicycles, Geely Motorcycle, Lawn and Garden Equipment, ATVs and E-Cobra.

For more information about the Distributor/Dealer Network Program, please click here: http://www.hybridtechnologies.com/distributor.php

About Forbes Magazine: www.forbes.com

About the Wall Street Journal: www.wsj.com

About Hybrid Technologies: www.hybridtechnologies.com

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are based on the Company's current expectations as to future events. However, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this press release might not occur, and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements.

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