HONG KONG, Aug. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highway Holdings Limited (Nasdaq:HIHO) today announced its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.08 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on October 28, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 28, 2010.

About Highway Holdings

Highway Holdings produces a wide variety of high-quality products for blue chip original equipment manufacturers -- from simple parts and components to sub-assemblies. It also manufactures finished products, such as light fixtures, LED lights, radio chimes and other electronic products. Highway Holdings is headquartered in Hong Kong, and currently operates with its principal manufacturing facility in Shenzhen and a factory in Wuxi in the People's Republic of China.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, political and technological factors affecting the company's revenues, operations, markets, products and prices, and other factors discussed in the company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation, the company's annual reports on Form 20-F.
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