Enova Awarded Major Contract for Sport Utility Trucks

August 7, 2006

TORRANCE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 7, 2006–Enova Systems, (OTCBB:ENOV)(AIM:ENV)(AIM:ENVS), a leading developer and manufacturer of electric, hybrid and fuel cell digital power management systems, announced today it has received a major contract from Phoenix Motorcars, to integrate ten (10) Sport Utility Trucks (SUT) with their 90kW Electric Drive System.

Mike Staran, Enova’s Vice President of Marketing, commented on the achievement: “Partnering with Phoenix Motorcars helps further establish our penetration into important sectors of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Market. We believe these Sport Utility Trucks will have a significant impact on the market and are pleased to be part of Phoenix Motorcar’s supply team”. 

The award of the ten (10) 90kW systems follows closely behind Enova’s announcement last week of a significant Hybrid School Bus award via IC Corporation.

“We have extensive experience with the Enova product”, commented Daniel Riegert, Chairman of Phoenix Motorcars, “and believe that Enova’s power systems meet our rigorous requirements. We look forward to working with Enova as we move into production of Zero Emission Vehicles.”

Phoenix Motorcars is headquartered in Ojai, California and are a leader in the production of electric vehicles. The mission of Phoenix Motorcars is to manufacture zero emission vehicles and to reduce the toxic emissions of the largest contributor to air pollution in personal automobiles. Phoenix Motorcars (www.phoenixmotorcars.com) intends to manufacture additional production volumes throughout the 2007 calendar year. An SUT vehicle is expected to be on display at the CARB ZEV symposium in September of this year.

About Enova Systems, Inc.

Enova Systems is a leading supplier of efficient, environmentally friendly digital power components and systems products. The Company’s core competencies are focused on the development and commercialization of power management and conversion systems for mobile and stationary applications. Enova applies unique ‘enabling technologies’ in the areas of alternative energy propulsion systems for light and heavy-duty vehicles as well as power conditioning and management systems for distributed generation systems. The Company develops, designs and produces drive systems and related components for electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell powered vehicles. For further information, contact Enova Systems directly, or visit its Web site at http://www.enovasystems.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to Enova Systems and its products that are intended to be covered by the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believe,” “expect,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “project,” “plan,” “seek,” “intend,” or “anticipate” or the negative thereof or comparable terminology and statements about industry trends and Enova’s future performance, operations and products. These forward-looking statements are subject to and qualified by certain risks and uncertainties. These and other risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in Enova Systems’ periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to Enova’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005. This forward-looking information should be considered only in connection with the aforementioned risk factors. Enova assumes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements.

Source: Business Wire


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