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 GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique Mobility Inc. (AMEX: UQM) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Sheldon Weinig to its board of directors.
 Weinig is chairman and the founder of Materials Research Corp. (MRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of SONY U.S.A. Inc. MRC is a multinational company supplying sophisticated materials and equipment to the electronics and computer industries. Weinig also serves as vice chairman of SONY Engineering and Manufacturing of America.
 Weinig received a doctorate in metallurgy from Columbia University and an honorary doctor of laws degree from Saint Thomas Aquinas College and an honorary doctor of science degree from Adelphi University. His technological contributions to the field of electronic materials resulted in his induction into the National Academy of Engineering in 1984 and in 1988 the Government of France awarded him the rank of Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur.
 Weinig is a past member of the U.S.-Japan Scientific Exchange Committee, past chairman of the American delegation to the NATO Advanced Study Institute on "The Science and Technology of Surface Coatings," and a past member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He also served two terms as a member of President Reagan's Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives.
 In welcoming Weinig to the Unique board, Chairman and CEO Ray A. Geddes said, "Dr. Weinig is one of the true pioneers in the development of high-purity materials during the formative years of the semiconductor industry. His remarkable understanding of both the science and the process of commercializing electronic materials brings a valuable resource to Unique. We're extremely pleased to have him on our team."
 Weinig joins Geddes; Dennis R. Costello, senior vice president, Advent International Corp.; Clifford L. Hayden, partner, CMS Ltd.; and James J. Jackson, president, Alupower Inc., a unit of Alcan Aluminum Ltd., on the Unique board.
 Unique is a Golden-based engineering concern and manufacturer of high efficiency permanent magnet motors and electronic controls for automotive, aerospace and industrial applications. Unique's stock trades on the Primary list of the American Stock Exchange (AMEX: UQM).
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 /CONTACT: Ray A. Geddes, chairman and CEO, Unique Mobility, 303-278-2002; or Donald A. French, treasurer, Unique Mobility, 303-278-2002/

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