SOURCE: Hybrid Technologies, Inc.

April 12, 2007 07:30 ET

Hybrid Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: HYBT) Wins Over Popular Mechanics, as the All Lithium Mini Cooper and L1X-75 Supercar Goes on a Test Drive With America's Most Popular Technology Magazine

Hybrids' String of Media Success Is Fortified as Popular Mechanics' Enthusiastic Approval of Hybrid's All Lithium Vehicles

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 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 technology publication Popular Mechanics reviewed Hybrid vehicles with incredible results.

To see Popular Mechanics review of the lithium-powered Mini Cooper, click here: http://www.popularmechanics.com/blogs/automotive_news/4215495.html?series=16

To view Popular Mechanics' review of the L1X-75, click here: http://www.popularmechanics.com/blogs/automotive_news/4215249.html

To view detailed press release, please click here: http://www.hybridtechnologies.com/media.php?mediaID=070412

Popular Mechanics' Ben Chertoff was so impressed with the performance of the L1X-75 he stated, "Sounds like a jet engine revving... now I really want one!" Popular Mechanics sources stated that the L1X-75 story was "one of the most popular this week."

The editors, producers and journalists at America's favorite technology magazine, Popular Mechanics reviewed around their New York headquarters at the Hearst Building with overwhelming enthusiasm a total of four Hybrid Technologies' lithium-powered products: the L1X-75, Mini-Cooper, R-Bike bicycle and the Stealth motorcycle as well as featured Hybrid Executive, Richard Griffiths.

Hybrid is proud to launch their highly anticipated Distributor / Dealer Network Program at the 2007 New York International Auto Show. 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 Hybrid Technologies: www.hybridtechnologies.com

About Popular Mechanics: www.popularmechanics.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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