Mullen Advanced Energy Operations Provides May 15 Update on EMM Testing and Installation with D.C. City Government

Testing and installation planned for completion on a total of 40 vehicles over the next few weeks

BREA, Calif., May 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via IBN — Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today issues an update on the pilot program contract for installation of Energy Management Modules (“EMM”) on Washington, D.C., city government’s fleet of vehicles.

The $680,000 contract was previously awarded by the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., to EV Technologies, LLC. for the purchase and installation of EMM units on Chevrolet Bolts within the D.C. city government’s vehicle fleet. Mullen Advanced Energy Operations (“MAEO”) is supporting EV Technologies for the execution of the contract, which started April 24, 2023. MAEO, which is a 51%-owned subsidiary of Mullen Automotive, is a collaboration with Global EV Technology, Inc. (“Global”).

MAEO has named Lawrence Hardge to the position of senior vice president of technology. Lawrence will be overseeing all technological aspects of the Energy Management Module (“EMM”) applications.

“We look forward to completing our installation work here in D.C. and the next steps as vehicles enter the fleet with our EMM and also future opportunities with the local and federal government agencies,” said Lawrence Hardge, CEO of EV Technologies, LLC.

“As testing and installations continue in D.C., we will provide further updates,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive.

About Mullen
Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ: MULN) is a Southern California-based automotive company building the next generation of electric vehicles (“EVs”) that will be manufactured in two Company-owned United States-based assembly plants. Mullen’s EV development portfolio includes the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover, Mullen Commercial Class 1 and 3 EVs and Bollinger Motors, which features both the B1 and B2 electric SUV trucks and Class 4-6 commercial offerings. On Sept. 7, 2022, Bollinger Motors became a majority-owned EV truck company of Mullen Automotive, and on Dec. 1, 2022, Mullen closed on the acquisition of all of Electric Last Mile Solutions’ (“ELMS”) assets, including all IP and a 650,000-square-foot plant in Mishawaka, Indiana.

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