Electrovaya Announces Initial and Follow-up Purchase Orders From Multiple Customers
Orders Demonstrate Revenue Momentum in the Materials Handling Electric Vehicle Sector Toronto, Ontario - June 12, 2018 – Electrovaya Inc. (“Electrovaya” or the “Company”) (TSX: EFL) (OTCQX:EFLVF), today announced purchase orders totalling approximately US$1.8 million (~C$2.3 million) for its ELivate line of forklift battery systems and energy storage modules. Electrovaya received initial orders from two new customers, and follow-up purchase orders from several repeat customers. The majority of the purchase orders were received in the last four weeks and Electrovaya is pleased with this strong and growing order flow from both new and existing customers. One of the new customers represents Electrovaya's opening presence in Mexico. The other customers are in Canada and the United States and include industrial electric vehicle dealers, manufacturers and end users. Electrovaya is focused on producing lithium ion battery systems for the Materials Handling Electric Vehicle (MHEV) sector, an expanding market opportunity. Electrovaya produces batteries for newly-manufactured electric trucks and replacement batteries for existing fleets currently powered by lead acid batteries. Electrovaya is a leading provider of lithium ion batteries for the forklift market in North America, reflecting the superior performance of its batteries. For more information, please contact: Peter Koven Bay Street Communications Telephone: 1.647.496.7857 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org About Electrovaya Inc. Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) (OTCQX:EFLVF) designs, develops and manufactures proprietary Lithium Ion Super Polymer® batteries, battery systems, and battery-related products for energy storage, clean electric transportation and other specialized applications. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Electrovaya is a technology focused company with extensive IP, supplying leading global customers. To learn more about how Electrovaya is powering mobility and energy storage, please explore www.electrovaya.com. 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Material assumptions used to develop forward-looking information in this news release include, among other things, that current customers will continue to make and increase orders for the Company’s products, that the Company’s alternate supply chain will be adequate to replace material supply and manufacturing, that the Company’s interpretation of the effect of any comfort given to Litarion’s auditors of the Company’s financial support for Litarion’s operations is correct, and that Litarion’s insolvency process will proceed in an orderly fashion that will satisfy Litarion’s debt without a significant negative effect on the Company or its assets. 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