Azure Dynamics to present at Merriman Curhan Ford's Investor Summit 2008 on September 16th

    Presentation to highlight the growing demand for Azure Dynamics' hybrid
    commercial trucks

    OAK PARK, MI, Sept. 12 /CNW/ - Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD, LSE:
ADC & OTCQX: AZDDF) ("Azure" or the "Company"), a leading developer of hybrid
electric and electric powertrains for commercial vehicles today announced that
Scott T. Harrison, Azure Dynamics' Chief Executive Officer, will present at
the Merriman Curhan Ford's 5th annual Investor Summit on September 16, 2008 at
2:15 PM (PST). This event will be held at the Mark Hopkins InterContinental
Hotel in San Francisco.
    "Azure's technology answers key industry and societal demands by
substantially increasing fuel economy while reducing maintenance costs and
harmful greenhouse emissions," said Harrison. "For these reasons, we believe
Azure is positioned for strong and profitable growth and look forward to
sharing our compelling story with institutional investors attending the
    Azure Dynamics joined the International OTCQX on April 15th, 2008 and has
been attracting increased interest from U.S. based investors. Additionally,
the recent la-unch of Azure's Balance(TM) Hybrid Electric commercial delivery
truck integrated on the Ford E450 chassis has garnered attention and orders
from major fleet owners.
    "This is an exciting time at Azure Dynamics as we roll-out our most
innovative, efficient products to a growing customer base," said Ryan Carr,
Chief Financial Officer at Azure. "Our technology is on the streets today,
helping our customers reduce their operational costs and carbon footprint. For
these reasons, we think it is an exciting time to invest in the company and
are eager to share our story with private and institutional investors that
support alternative energy vehicles and/or environmentally friendly
    More information about the conference can be found at:
More information on Azure is available at

    About Azure Dynamics

    Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD) (LSE: ADC) (OTCQX: AZDDF) is a
world leader in the development and production of hybrid electric and electric
components and powertrain systems for commercial vehicles. Azure is
strategically targeting the commercial delivery vehicle and shuttle bus
markets and is currently working internationally with various partners and
customers. The Company is committed to providing customers and partners with
innovative, cost-efficient, and environmentally friendly energy management
    For more information, please visit

    About Merriman Curhan Ford

    Merriman Curhan Ford (NASDAQ:  MERR) is a financial services firm focused
on fast-growing companies and the institutions who invest in them. The company
offers high-quality investment banking, equity research, institutional
services, primary market research, asset management and corporate & venture
services, and specializes in four growth industry sectors: CleanTech,
Consumer/Internet/Media, Health Care and Tech/Telecom. For more information,
please go to

    The TSX and LSE Exchanges do not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

    Forward-looking Statements

    This press release contains forward-looking statements. More
particularly, this press release contains statements concerning Azure's
business development strategy, projected commercial revenues and product
    The forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and
assumptions made by Azure, including expectations and assumptions concerning
achievement of current timetables for development programs, target market
acceptance of Azure's products, current and new product performance,
availability and cost of labour and expertise, and evolving markets for power
for transportation vehicles.
    Although Azure believes that the expectations and assumptions on which
the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should
not be placed on the forward-looking statements because Azure can give no
assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements
address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve
inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from
those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These
include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with Azure's early stage
of development, lack of product revenues and history of losses, requirements
for additional financing, uncertainty as to commercial viability, uncertainty
as to product development and commercialization milestones being met,
uncertainty as to the market for Azure's products and unproven acceptance of
Azure's technology, competition for capital, product market and personnel,
uncertainty as to target markets, dependence upon third parties, changes in
environmental laws or policies, uncertainty as to patent and proprietary
rights, availability of management and key personnel, and acquisition
integration risk. These risks are set out in more detail in Azure's annual
information form which can be accessed at
    The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made
as of the date hereof and Azure undertakes no obligation to update publicly or
revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable
securities laws.

For further information:

For further information: ON AZURE, CONTACT: Ryan Carr, Chief Financial
Officer, (248) 298-2403, Email:; Patrick Liebler,
Liebler!MacDonald, (313) 832-4376, Email:

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