AFS announces third quarter 2009 results

CALGARY, Nov. 20 /CNW/ - Alternative Fuel Systems (2004) Inc. ("AFS" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: AFX) announced today its operating results for the three month period ending September 30, 2009. Total revenue from product sales, engineering and interest was $429,510 compared to $1,250,994 in the third quarter of 2008. Loss for the period was $110,149 compared to income of $277,266 reported in Q3 of 2008.

AFS President and CEO Jim Perry stated "Sales of engine management systems were up slightly compared to the third quarter of last year. However, sales of pressure regulators were down substantially compared to the third quarter of last year due to the previously reported end of production of the European vehicle that used our product."

Mr. Perry added, "In both the third quarter and year-to-date, we have generated positive cash flow from operations. A number of development projects are now underway in India, with both current users of AFS products and additional customers. While there is no guarantee that these development projects will lead to sales for production vehicles, all of our completed OEM development projects to date have resulted in positive results. With cash and short term investments of more than $1.5 million at the end of the third quarter of 2009, we continue to have the resources needed to grow our business".

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All forward-looking statements contained in this document are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Further information about the factors affecting forward-looking statements is available in the Company's current financial statements and other documents that the Company files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Copies of these documents are available without charge from the Company or electronically on the Internet on the Company's SEDAR profile at


For further information: For further information: Jim Perry, President and CEO, Phone: (403) 516-6632, E-mail Visit our website at:

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