Hybrid Technologies (OTCBB: HYBT) Announces Warner Brothers Joint
Hybrid Technologies Selects Warner Music Group (NYSE: WMG) to Bring
Environmentally-Friendly Electric Lithium Vehicles to the Music
Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, James Blunt, to Encourage Fans to Go
Green by Driving Electric Mini Cooper
Latest in WMG's Industry-Leading Environmental Efforts
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 23, 2007 -- Hybrid
Technologies (OTCBB: HYBT), an emerging leader in the development and
marketing of lithium battery powered products worldwide, has
presented Warner Music Group (WMG) and multi-platinum Atlantic
recording artist James Blunt with environmentally-friendly,
Lyor Cohen, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Recorded Music for WMG, and
James Blunt are among the first private users of the advanced all-
lithium cars produced by Hybrid Technologies under a Space Act
partnership with NASA.
Richard Griffiths, Director of Development for Hybrid Technologies,
stated, "We chose Warner Music Group's Lyor Cohen to be one of our
first recipients of a Smart Car because he is someone who represents
a new generation of leaders working to address climate change. Under
Lyor's leadership, Warner Music Group's U.S. record labels have lead
the industry in their environmentally responsible efforts. Lyor has
always been on the cutting edge; therefore, we are proud he is one of
the first to have our cars."
Griffiths added, "James Blunt is a great example of artists who are
working to raise awareness about the importance of our environment.
And with artists and executives willing to show fans everywhere the
benefits of ecologically responsible behavior in their everyday
lives, we believe over time we can encourage more and more consumers
to drive Smart Cars and have a meaningful impact on the environment."
Commenting on driving Hybrid Technology's Smart Car, Cohen said,
"It's one thing to talk about the environment, it's another to
incorporate ecologically friendly behavior in your everyday lives.
I'm proud that Warner Music has led the industry in going green, from
greening our company events to transforming our CD and DVD packaging
as well as strengthening our company's recycling efforts. We're proud
to work with Richard and the Smart Car team and look forward to
encouraging more and more people to drive smart."
Hybrid Technologies currently has pilot programs with NASA,
Paratransit, the City of New York as well as the Canadian Federal
About Warner Music Group: www.wmg.com
About Hybrid Technologies: www.hybridtechnologies.com
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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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