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Saleen Automotive Collaborates with Renowned Art Center College of Design for Revolutionary New Electric Vehicle

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SOURCE Saleen Automotive, Inc.

CORONA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /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 announce that the Company is partnering with the Art Center College of Design on a revolutionary concept for an electric vehicle.

Art Center College is located in Pasadena, CA and has been responsible for many top automotive designers globally.  Over the years, The Art Center has produced or generated such progressive automotive designers as J. Mays, Vice President of Ford Design, Ken Okuyama, Chief Designer of Pininfarina,  Chris Bangle,  Vice President of Design for BMW and Frank Stephenson, Design Director of McLaren and Shiro Nakamura, Design Head for Nissan to name a few.  The college is widely credited with adding innovation, quality and other positive impact to the projects on which its students and faculty collaborate.

"Our electric car project is a critical component in Saleen Automotive's future," stated Steve Saleen, CEO, Saleen Automotive. "Since I conceived my electric car model, I've known that I wanted to work with Art Center and its collective talent. I'm not prepared to divulge much about our project yet, but the work we've done so far has been compelling. I credit much of that to our colleagues at the college and other talented Art Center alumni at Saleen."

"Working with Steve Saleen is a tremendous opportunity for our students and faculty," said Stewart Reed, Transportation Design Chair. "Not only are we intent on bringing forward advanced design concepts worthy of the Saleen name and our college's reputation for excellence but we are most pleased to be crafting for electric vehicles that could fundamentally change the world around us. Art Center's core ethos aspires to encourage its students to create meaningful work."

"We look look forward to a long and rewarding partnership and to bringing a very special electric vehicle to the roadway," added Saleen who has Art Center alumni on his team.

For more information and updates visit the following online locations:

Company website: www.saleenautomotive.com.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Saleen

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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