CDTi Announces Vice President of Heavy Duty Diesel Sales - North America

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTI) ("CDTi"), a cleantech emissions control company, is pleased to announce that Kipp Bottorff has joined the company as Vice President of Heavy Duty Diesel Sales – North America. Mr. Bottorff will be responsible for driving new sales opportunities in the original equipment ("OE") and integrator heavy duty diesel business segment.

"Kipp brings a wealth of industry experience building strong customer relationships with well-known organizations including Daimler Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus and DEUTZ, making him ideally suited to grow our OE business opportunities," said Ian MacDonald, Vice President Sales and Marketing for CDTi. "I am confident Kipp will leverage his history of OEM success and excellent grasp of the voice of the customer in his new role with CDTi."

Mr. Bottorff has over 25 years of sales and management experience, primarily in the automotive industry, with various divisions of TRW Automotive and most recently with Cummins Inc. During his more than fifteen years with Cummins, Mr. Bottorff held a variety of positions, including OEM Engineering Account Manager, Operations Manager-Cummins Midrange Engine Plant, Account Manager for North American and UK Engine Business Unit turbocharger business, Account Executive and Director of OEM Sales-Automotive.

About CDTi

CDTi is a vertically integrated global manufacturer and distributor of emissions control systems and products, focused on the heavy duty diesel and light duty vehicle markets. CDTi utilizes its proprietary patented Mixed Phase Catalyst (MPC®) technology, as well as its ARIS® selective catalytic reduction, Platinum Plus® fuel-borne catalyst, and other technologies to provide high-value sustainable solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and lower the carbon intensity of on- and off-road engine applications. CDTi is headquartered in Ventura, California and currently has operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Japan and Sweden. For more information, please visit

The CDTi logo is available at

Forward-Looking Statements Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this news release, such as statements regarding potential future growth of CDTi's OE business constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known or unknown risks, including those detailed in CDTi's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of CDTi to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. CDTi assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this release.

CONTACT: Kristi Cushing, Investor Relations Manager Tel: +1 (805) 639-9555

Source:Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc.