IRVINE, Calif., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: QTWW) will hold a conference call to announce its Second Quarter 2012 financial results. The call will be held on Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time ( 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time). Quantum will also hold its Annual Shareholder Meeting later that day at 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 27082 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, California, 92610. If you are interested in participating in the financial results conference call, please call the following number ten minutes prior to the starting time: 800-399-7914 or 706-679-1155: Conference ID #11895608. An operator will request your name and organization. You will then be asked to hold until the call begins. For those of you unable to join us for the earnings call, a playback of the call will be available via telephone approximately two hours after the call until August 16, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. The number for this service is (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406. The call will also be available on the Company's Investor Relations web page approximately two hours after the call: http://www.qtww.com/about/investor_information/conference_calls/index.php About Quantum:Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. is a leader in the development and production of advanced vehicle propulsion systems, fuel storage technologies, and alternative fuel vehicles. Quantum's portfolio of technologies includes electronic and software controls, hybrid electric drive systems, natural gas and hydrogen storage and metering systems and other alternative fuel technologies and solutions that enable fuel efficient, low emission hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric, fuel cell, and natural gas vehicles. Quantum's powertrain engineering, system integration, vehicle manufacturing, and assembly capabilities provide fast-to-market solutions to support the production of hybrid and plug-in hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, natural gas, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular, transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum's customer base includes automotive OEMs, fleets, aerospace industry, military and other governmental agencies, and other strategic alliance partners. Quantum's wholly owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., and affiliate, Asola Solarpower GmbH, complement Quantum's alternative and renewable energy presence through the development and ownership of wind and solar farms, and the manufacture of high efficiency solar modules for traditional and automotive applications. Quantum is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has operations and affiliations in the USA, Canada, Germany and India. Forward Looking Statements:This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements included in this report, other than those that are historical, are forward-looking statements and can generally be identified by words such as "may," "could," "will," "should," "assume," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "intend," "believe," "predict," "estimate," "forecast," "outlook," "potential," or "continue," or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology. Various risks and other factors could cause actual results, and actual events that occur, to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward looking statements. Risk factors include Quantum's ability to secure materials and manufacture tanks to meet the customer demand, the customer's ability to market the natural gas vehicles, continued domestic availability of low cost shale gas, and the decisions by fleet managers to purchase natural gas trucks. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. More information can be found about the products and services of Quantum at http://www.qtww.com/ or you may contact: Brion D. Tanous,Principal, CleanTech IR, Inc.Email: email@example.com 310-541-6824 ©2012 Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.Advanced Technology Center17872 Cartwright Road, Irvine, CA 92614Phone 949-399-4500 Fax 949-399-4600 SOURCE Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.