T3 Motion, Inc. a Finalist for Orange County Company of the Year with CleanTech OC

Final award will be presented at the CleanTech OC 2011 Conference and Expo on September 12

Aug 30, 2011, 11:47 ET from T3 Motion, Inc.

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- www.t3motion.com - T3 Motion, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: TTTM) a producer of clean technology electric vehicles, announced today that T3 Motion, Inc. has been named a finalist for Company of the Year through CleanTech OC, the trade association promoting economic growth in Orange County's clean technology industry.

The 2011 finalists are T3 Motion, Amonix, FlexEnergy, M2 Renewables, and Phoenix Energy Technologies. The winner will be named during the CleanTech OC 2011 Conference and Expo, Monday, September 12 at the Irvine Hyatt Regency. T3 Motion CEO, Ki Nam, will participate in a panel discussion titled "Local Cleantech Success Stories" at 4:00 PM, with the award being presented at the conclusion of the panel.

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"I am deeply honored that T3 Motion has been named a finalist for CleanTech OC's Company of the Year Award," T3 Motion CEO, Ki Nam, said. "CleanTech OC's emphasis on promoting economic growth in the Orange County clean technology industry is a message that we at T3 Motion feel very strongly about. We are proud to manufacture clean-technology vehicle solutions, and this recognition is a validation of our efforts."

"We have a great field of finalists for the 2011 Company of the Year," said Gregory Trimarche, Chairman and co-founder of CleanTech OC. "These companies are at the tipping point, and regardless of who ends up the winner, this is a group to watch in 2012, and each is truly a success story."

With the county's cleantech industry witnessing significant growth in the past year, the award is a coveted distinction that recognizes the local company that has developed an exceptional technology that is creating new jobs and economic growth in the region.

About T3 Motion, Inc.

T3 Motion, Inc. (NYSE Amex: TTTM) revolutionized the world of personal mobility with the introduction of their flagship electric T3 Series.  Headquartered in Orange County, California, USA, T3 Motion, Inc. is dedicated to raising the bar for law enforcement and security capabilities in personal mobility technology.  

This year, T3 Motion unveiled the R3 plug-in electric consumer vehicle prototype.  The proprietary rear-wheel design of the R3 features a patent-pending, single, wide-stance wheel with two high-performance tires sharing one wheel.  The revolutionary two-tire design improves traction, stability, and handling, while the low rolling resistance and rounded profile of the rear tires increase energy efficiency.  The R3 will incorporate the Samsung Galaxy into the sleek dashboard design.  Due to its three-wheeled design, the R3 is classified as a motorcycle.

For more information on T3 Motion, Inc. and the company's signature T3 Series line of electric personal mobility vehicles, and the upcoming R3 consumer vehicle, visit www.t3motion.com, email sales@t3motion.com or call 714-619-3600.

T3 Series Features

The T3 is a cutting-edge 'green' personal mobility vehicle specialized for use by law enforcement and security officers. The T3 leads the industry in these key features:

  • Cost of operation less than 10 cents per day
  • Zero-degree turning radius
  • Two rechargeable, swap-able batteries
  • Speeds up to 20 mph
  • 9-inch raised platform provides a superior vantage point
  • 24/7 operation

About CleanTech OC

CleanTech OC was founded to establish Orange County's reputation as a center of clean tech innovation, investment, and research; create synergy between Orange County's existing clean tech stakeholders; and promote local job creation and environmental improvement. As one of the most desirable places in the nation to live, start a business, and grow a family, Orange County is ideally positioned to be front and center in the clean tech revolution. More than 250 clean tech firms have already opened their doors within the county.

For more information on CleanTech OC, please visit www.CleanTechOC.org , or contact Taylor Honrath, at (949) 585-2988, or taylor@cleantechoc.org.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding T3 Motion's business, which are not historical facts, are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties.  For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.

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