SOURCE: HydroPhi Technologies Group, Inc.

HydroPhi Technologies Group, Inc.

October 14, 2014 11:01 ET

HydroPhi Announces Positive Results of Test Program in Mexico City

60% Reduction in Particulate Matter on Buses Using HydroPlant™

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - HydroPhi Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HPTG) ("HydroPhi"), a developer of water-based, clean energy technology that delivers improved fuel economy and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, today announced results from testing performed by Dr. Arón Jazcilevich Diamant at the Center for Atmospheric Sciences, at the National Autonomous University of Mexico ("UNAM"). UNAM is a public research university in Mexico City, Mexico, and is the largest and most recognized university in Latin America. The testing demonstrated reductions in exhaust particulate matter of up to 60% on buses using the HydroPlant™ system, compared to route buses that did not use the system. Additionally, there were significant reductions in other emissions such as CO2, CO, etc.

Roger Slotkin, CEO of HydroPhi, commented, "We are extremely gratified by the results, which reinforced what we expected and what we had achieved in our own internal testing. These results are quite significant in comparison to traditional benchmarks for emissions and particulate reduction. Within Mexico City, particulate matter reduction is the single greatest environmental concern of the city government and health officials. Based on these results, we are now in active discussions with key government agencies and fleet operators, and look forward to announcing significant partnerships in the near future. 

"There are over 6,000 route buses currently operating in Mexico City meeting the exact specifications to those we tested. Our immediate plan is to target these buses, while at the same time conducting additional testing on buses meeting different specifications to expand the addressable market. Importantly, these dramatic results are in addition to the reported fuel savings of up to 30% from fleet operators utilizing our system. It is clear from these tests our system is beneficial both for the environment, as well as the fleet operators' bottom line."

In addition to the route buses, the Mexico City Government is in discussions with HydroPhi regarding deploying the HydroPlant™ on some or all of the City's garbage truck fleet of approximately 1,200 trucks as well as the extensive fleet of school buses.

About HydroPhi
HydroPhi Technologies Group, Inc. (HPTG) is a developer of water-based hydrogen fuel production systems. The Company's technology isn't a fuel cell, nor is it a hydrogen alternative to traditional hydrocarbon fuels. The system utilizes distilled water for the production of hydrogen and oxygen, which is then injected into the air intake of an engine utilizing carbon-based fuels such as diesel, unleaded gasoline and natural gas. HPTG's technology, (HydroPlant™) has been commercially tested with resulting reduced vehicle operating costs by improved fuel efficiency up to 20%, while lowering greenhouse gas emissions up to 70%. By using an on-board, on-demand electrolysis system to separate hydrogen and oxygen from water, the technology eliminates the need for high-pressure hydrogen storage or hazardous chemicals while producing a stable, inexpensive alternative fuel catalyst. By offering a real-time monitoring system as part of a hydrogen fuel solution with retrofit capability into standard vehicle engines, HPTG provides fuel efficiency to a potentially broad spectrum of users, including logistics, trucking, heavy equipment, marine and agriculture. Additional information about the Company and the technology is available at: www.hydrophi.com.

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