Kandi Technologies Endorses Service Company’s Announcement of Receipt of RMB200 Million Subsidy From Hangzhou Government for Micro Public Transportation Program

JINHUA, China, Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Kandi") (NASDAQ:KNDI), today endorsed the announcement from Zhejiang ZuoZhongYou Electric Vehicle Service Co., Ltd (the “Service Company” or “ZZY”) of receiving an initial subsidy payment of RMB200 Million, or approximately US$30.9 million, from the Hangzhou local government. The payment is a result of 4,806 Kandi brand electric vehicle (EV) products used in the Micro Public Transportation program to support Zhejiang province’s target of promoting the use of 6,000 EVs from 2013 to 2015, as outlined in Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government Meeting Minutes Regarding Renewable Energy Automobile Application (Hangzhou Office Summary [2015] No.98).

Mr. Hu Xiaoming, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kandi, commented, “The initial subsidy payment demonstrates the Hangzhou government’s commitment to promoting the adoption of renewable energy vehicles, while providing a solid foundation to achieve its goals for 2016-2020. We believe our unique Micro Public Transportation program will receive further recognition and support, and its expansion will be one of the key engines for Kandi’s future growth.”

About Kandi Technologies Group, Inc.

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (KNDI), headquartered in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, is engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and sales of various vehicle products. Kandi has established itself as one of China's leading manufacturers of pure electric vehicle ("EV") products (through its joint venture), EV parts and off-road vehicles. More information can be viewed at the Company's corporate website at http://www.kandivehicle.com.

About Zhejiang ZuoZhongYou Electric Vehicle Service Co., Ltd.

Established in July 2013, Zhejiang ZuoZhongYou Electric Vehicle Service Co., Ltd. (“ZZY”) is a service company engaged in various pure EV leasing business services. Kandi Technologies Group, Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd. owns 9.5% of ZZY.

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