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UQM Technologies Announces Leap in Technology with Its New PowerPhase® Heavy Duty(+) Products

October 13, 2015
  • The PowerPhase® HD(+) offers the ability to tackle extreme duty cycles with up to 25% improved continuous power using water-glycol cooling medias preferred by most OEMs.
  • This advancement is applicable to all three systems in UQM’s HD product family offering up to 950 Nm and up to 250 kW of peak power.
  • This breakthrough technological improvement offers further value to UQM’s best in class power density by enabling heavy weight Class 4 to Class 8 commercial vehicles and buses to dramatically improve grade ability and sustain higher, fully loaded top speeds.

LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UQM Technologies Inc. (NYSE MKT: UQM) today announced the introduction of the PowerPhase® HD(+) electric propulsion systems. The HD(+) is a major improvement in UQM’s motor system technology, offering an enhanced thermal path and an increase in continuous power of up to 25% for handling extreme duty drive cycles and steep grades for heavy duty vehicles.

“We are pleased to announce this new technology advancement which is available as the HD(+) product upgrade. The HD(+) systems are designed for customers that have the need for more continuous power to handle steep grades and the most demanding commercial drive cycles,” said UQM Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO Joseph Mitchell. “The addition of the HD(+) technology to our product portfolio further strengthens our position as the provider of the highest quality and most technologically advanced electric drive motors and controllers in the global market, and offers our customers even better performance than existing record-setting systems.”

About UQM

UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers and fuel cell compressors for the commercial truck, bus, automotive, marine, military and industrial markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. UQM is TS 16949 and ISO 14001 certified and located in Longmont, Colorado. For more information, please visit www.uqm.com.

This Release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. These statements appear in a number of places in this Release and include statements regarding our plans, beliefs or current expectations; including those plans, beliefs and expectations of our management with respect to, among other things, gaining required certifications, new product developments, future orders to be received from our customers, sales of products from inventory, future financial results, liquidity, and the continued growth of the electric-powered vehicle industry. Important Risk Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements are contained in our Form 10-K and Form 10-Q’s, which are available through our website at www.uqm.com or at www.sec.gov.

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