SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ECOtality, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation, today announced it will be added to the Russell Microcap® Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes after the close of the market on June 28, 2013. "Our addition to the Russell Microcap Index is a testament to the progress we have made over the past year. We are pleased to join the index and believe our inclusion will expand our visibility to a broader range of institutional investors as we continue to grow our business," said Ravi Brar, CEO of ECOtality. The Russell Microcap Index measures the performance of the microcap segment of the U.S. equity market. Microcap stocks consist of the smallest 1,000 securities in the small-cap Russell 2000® Index, plus the next 1,000 eligible securities, based on a ranking of all U.S. equities by market capitalization. Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. About ECOtality, Inc. ECOtality, Inc. is a leader in clean, electric transportation technologies. The Company provides three primary product and service offerings: Blink, Minit-Charger and eTec Labs. ECOtality offers electric vehicle charging stations under the Blink brand and provides a turnkey network operating system for EV drivers, commercial businesses and utilities. Minit-Charger manufactures and distributes fast-charging systems for material handling and airport ground support vehicles. eTec Labs is a trusted research and testing resource for governments, automotive OEMs and utilities. For more information about ECOtality, Inc., please visit www.ecotality.com . Follow us on Twitter @ECOtality and on LinkedIn, like us on Facebook. The ECOtality, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=13434 Safe Harbor Statement This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set in the company's SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.
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