Exide Technologies To Host Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results Conference Call

MILTON, Ga., Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) ( www.exide.com ), a global leader in stored electrical energy solutions, announced today that it will host a conference call on November 12, 2012 to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2012.

The call will be hosted by Exide President and Chief Executive Officer, James R. Bolch, and other members of senior management.

Presentation materials for this conference call may be accessed on the Company's Website at www.exide.com by clicking on the "Investor Relations" link. The audio and presentation for the first quarter results will be found in the "Events" section of the Investor Relations Home page.
Conference call details:            
Date: November 12, 2012          
Time: 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time          
Dial-in number for U.S./Canada: 877-296-1542      
Dial-in number for International callers: 706-679-5918      
Conference ID: 37834838          
A digital replay of the conference call is available:      
Dates: from 12:00 p.m. ET November 12, 2012 to 11:59 p.m. ET November 26, 2012
Domestic dial-in: 855-859-2056          
International dial-in: 404-537-3406          
Passcode: 37834838            

About Exide Technologies

Exide Technologies, with operations in more than 80 countries, is one of the world's largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The Company's four global business groups – Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World, Industrial Energy Americas and Industrial Energy Europe and Rest of World – provide a comprehensive range of stored electrical energy products and services for industrial and transportation applications.

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.

Further information about Exide, including its financial results, are available at www.exide.com .

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

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