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NASDAQ Panel Grants Quantum’s Request for Continued Listing

October 27, 2010

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: QTWW) announced today that a NASDAQ Hearings Panel (the “Panel”) has granted the Company’s request for an extension of time, as permitted under NASDAQ’s Listing Rules, to regain compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued listing on The NASDAQ Global Market. In accordance with the Panel’s decision, the Company must evidence a closing bid price of at least $1.00 for a minimum of ten consecutive trading days on or before March 1, 2011. Under NASDAQ’s Listing Rules, March 1, 2011 represents the maximum length of time that a Panel may grant to regain compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price rule.

About Quantum:

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., a fully integrated alternative energy company, is a leader in the development and production of advanced propulsion systems, energy storage technologies, and alternative fuel vehicles. Quantum’s wholly owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., complements Quantum’s emerging renewable energy presence through the development and ownership of wind and solar farms. Quantum’s portfolio of technologies includes electronic controls, hybrid electric drive systems, hydrogen storage and metering systems, and alternative fuel technologies that enable fuel efficient, low emission hybrid, plugin hybrid electric, fuel cell, and natural gas vehicles. Quantum’s powertrain engineering, system integration, vehicle manufacturing, and assembly capabilities provide fast-to-market solutions to support the production of hybrid and plug-in hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, alternative fuel, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular, transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum’s customer base includes automotive OEMs, dealer networks, fleets, aerospace industry, military and other government entities, and other strategic alliance partners. More information can be found about Quantum’s products and services at www.qtww.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements included in this report and the documents that we incorporate by reference, other than those that are historical, are forward-looking statements and can generally be identified by words such as “may,” “could,” “will,” “should,” “assume,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,” “believe,” “predict,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “potential,” or “continue,” or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology. Various risks and uncertainties related to the Company and its business can be found in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2010 and its other periodic filings filed from time to time. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.


    For more information regarding Quantum, please contact:

    Investor Relations:

    Brion D. Tanous
    Principal, CleanTech IR, Inc.
    Email: btanous@cleantech-ir.com
    (310) 541-6824

    Dale Rasmussen
    (206)315-8242
    Email: drasmussen@qtww.com


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                        17872 Cartwright Road, Irvine, CA 92614
                          Phone 949-399-4500 Fax 949-399-4600

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