Transportation markets include original-equipment and aftermarket automotive, heavy-duty truck, agricultural and marine applications, and new technologies for hybrid vehicles and automotive applications. Industrial markets include network power applications such as telecommunications systems, electric utilities, railroads, photovoltaic (solar-power related) and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), and motive-power applications including lift trucks, mining and other commercial vehicles.

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CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT:                  Susan Jaramillo         Senior Director, Communications         Exide Technologies         203/699-9133 phone         susan.jaramillo@exide.com                  INVESTOR CONTACT:                  Carol Knies         Senior Director of Investor Relations         Exide Technologies         678/566-9316 phone         carol.knies@exide.com

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