UQM Technologies, Inc. ( NYSE Amex: UQM) President and Chief Executive Officer, Eric R. Ridenour, will present at the 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference at 1:30 p.m. PDT on May 16, 2012. “The JMP Securities Research Conference is a great opportunity for us to discuss the state of vehicle electrification technology and how UQM is positioned for growth,” said Mr. Ridenour. “We have made excellent progress over the past 12 months, with the start of volume production for CODA and the recent introduction of our higher power production-ready PowerPhase HD ® 220 for the commercial truck and bus markets.” The event will take place from Monday, May 14, through Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at The Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. A copy of the presentation will be available on the company’s website at www.uqm.com on the day of the conference. The conference features presenters from select companies in technology, healthcare, financial services and real estate sectors. According to JMP Securities, nearly 250 publicly traded and privately held companies participate in this informative conference. About UQM Technologies, Inc. UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators and power electronic controllers for the automotive, commercial truck and bus and military markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing products for the alternative-energy technologies sector, including propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles, under-the-hood power accessories and other vehicle auxiliaries. UQM headquarters, engineering, product development center and manufacturing operation are located in Longmont, Colorado. Please visit www.uqm.com for more information. This Release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. These statements appear in a number of places in this Release and include statements regarding our plans, beliefs or current expectations, including those plans, beliefs and expectations of our officers and directors with respect to, among other things, future financial results and the continued growth of the electric-powered vehicle industry. Important Risk Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements are contained in our Form 10-Q filed January 31, 2012, which is available through our website at www.uqm.com or at www.sec.gov .