UQM Technologies CFO Donald French to Discuss Strategic Outlook and Company Accomplishments at the Jefferies 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference

February 14, 2012
  • UQM CFO to discuss the production launch for CODA and the transition to a volume producer along with plans for new products and upgrades
  • $3M DOE funding was awarded to UQM to develop non-rare-earth magnet electric motors for vehicle electrification
  • PowerPhase HD® electric propulsion systems will drive 100 UPS delivery vehicles being built by Electric Vehicles International
  • UQM products powered Goldfish 23 all-electric eFUSION boat recently won Boat of the Year Award for Innovation at the Dusseldorf Boat Show

Jefferies Global Clean Tech Conference 2012

LONGMONT, Colo.--()--UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UQM) Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Donald A. French, will present at the 2012 Jefferies Global Clean Technology Conference in New York City on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 3:15 p.m.

“I am looking forward providing insight on the volume production launch of our PowerPhase Pro® electric motors, the next generation of products under development, and the future direction of our technology at the 2012 Jefferies Global Clean Technology Conference,” said Donald A. French, CFO of UQM Technologies.

The Jefferies 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference takes place February 22-23, 2012, in New York City. The conference brings together keynote speakers, panel discussions and presentations from select companies making an impact in the clean technology spectrum. Relationships are established to help investors identify promising near- and long-term investment opportunities and discuss clean trends globally.

UQM began volume production on its PowerPhase Pro® electric motors and controllers for CODA Automotive and other potential customers last fall, marking a significant milestone in the company’s growth and development.

The company was recently recognized for its PowerPhase Select® 145 electric propulsion system that powered the Goldfish 23 all-electric eFUSION boat to win Boat of the Year Award for Innovation at the Dusseldorf Boat Show. Working with ReGen Nautic, UQM has expanded into electric and hybrid propulsion systems for marine applications.

Additionally, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $3 million to UQM for the development of non-rare-earth magnet electric motors for use in electric and hybrid electric vehicles. UQM will cost-share 25 percent of the $4 million effort under the development program. This research and cooperation continues 35 years of innovation at UQM.

About UQM Technologies, Inc.

UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators and power electronic controllers for the automotive, aerospace, military and industrial markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing products for the alternative-energy technologies sector, including propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles, under-the- hood power accessories and other vehicle auxiliaries. UQM headquarters, engineering, product development center and manufacturing operation are located in Longmont, Colorado.

Please visit www.uqm.com for more information.

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 officers and directors with respect to, among other things, future financial results 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-Q filed January 31, 2012, which is available through our website at www.uqm.com or at www.sec.gov.


UQM Technologies, Inc.
Donald A. French, 303-682-4918
BPC Financial Marketing
John Baldiserra, 800-368-1217

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