Saleen logoSaleen may not be the first company you think of when it comes to electric cars. Tire-smoking modified muscle cars, sure, but not so much with the electric cars. That could, however, be about to change.

The company best known for tuning Mustangs just announced that plans to develop an electric vehicle it intends to eventually bring to market. But it's not saying much beyond that.

"We intend to enter this market with an offering that is truly innovative," said Steve Saleen. "I'm not prepared to give all the details of our electric vehicle project yet but I can tell you that it is unlike anything currently in the marketplace."

We'll just have to hold on to find out anything more – or if this project ever comes to fruition, for that matter – but you can read the full statement, such as it is, in the press release below.
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Saleen Automotive Confirms Electric Car Project in Development

CORONA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saleen Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: SLNN), (OTCBB: SLNN) (the "Company"), an American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel, is pleased to confirm that the Company is currently in development to produce an electric vehicle for eventual distribution and sale.

"We recognize that electric cars are a trend, not a fad and expect this vehicle category to continue to increase as an automotive option for consumers," stated Steve Saleen, CEO, Saleen Automotive Inc. "We intend to enter this market with an offering that is truly innovative and offers the styling and craftsmanship associated with the Saleen Automotive brand. The rapid pace of advancements in electric vehicle technology makes our entry into this market sector timely and should expedite completion of this project."

Saleen Automotive plans to update the financial and automotive media in early 2014 with the public release of scale models of its new electric vehicle project.

"I'm not prepared to give all the details of our electric vehicle project yet but I can tell you that it is unlike anything currently in the marketplace," added Saleen. "Throw out your pre-conceived notions and expectations. This vehicle will be revolutionary in its aesthetics and mechanics. Stay tuned."

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Company website: www.saleenautomotive.com.

About Saleen Automotive, Inc.

Saleen is an American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel. Founder Steve Saleen has continually set the bar for automotive design and performance engineering in both street and racing applications. Saleen plans to utilize its existing strategic partnerships and dealer network to refine its design and engineering prowess, continue development of emerging automotive technologies, and expand its presence nationwide with a combination of automotive retail services, aftermarket parts and new vehicle sales to build significant long-term value. Learn more at www.saleenautomotive.com.

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