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August 13, 2020
GARY MAR, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE CANADA WEST FOUNDATION, JOINS EXRO BUSINESS ADVISORY BOARD

Exro Technologies is pleased to welcome Gary Mar as a new Advisory Board Member


  • Previous Minister for the Government of Alberta joins Exro Advisory Board
  • Deep experience in government and business
  • Expand the reach of Exro’s Technology with energy and innovation in a more sustainable future and development with net zero initiatives

Calgary, AB (August 13, 2020) – Exro Technologies Inc. (CSE:XRO; OTCQB: EXROF), a leading technology company which has developed a new class of power electronics for powertrains, is pleased to announce that Gary Mar, an accomplished and respected leader in government and business, has joined the Exro Business Advisory Board (“Advisory Board”). Mar will provide guidance as Exro develops its technology into the marketplace and innovates solutions to support Net Zero Initiatives globally.

Mar has broad experience in government having served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Province of Alberta from 1993-2007. During his time as an elected official, Gary held several Cabinet portfolios: Community Development; Health and Wellness; Education; Environment; and International and Intergovernmental Relations. Gary subsequently served as President and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), the national trade association representing the service, supply, and manufacturing sectors within the upstream petroleum industry.

Mar was named President and CEO of the Canada West Foundation (CWF) in April 2020 and established expertise in key policy areas including: natural resources; trade and investment; and human capital. Gary brings deep experience in both government and business to Exro, where he will support our efforts to make an impact in the energy sector with Net Zero opportunities and environmental sustainability.

“I am thrilled to join the Business Advisory Board and the team at Exro”, said Gary Mar.  “I’ve been a champion of Alberta and its interests globally for many years and I see a great opportunity for Exro Technologies. I believe I can help to push the impact of this technology forward to expand our reach in energy and innovation in a more sustainable future.”

“As we continue to grow our position and develop our presence in the market, I’m very excited to have Gary join us with his broad global expertise,” commented Sue Ozdemir, CEO of Exro. “I’m confident his insight will help us accelerate the impact of Exro’s technology in the global marketplace.”

About Exro Technologies Inc.

Exro is a Clean Tech company that has developed a new class of control technology for electric powertrains.  Exro’s advanced motor control technology, our “Coil Driver”, expands the capabilities of electric motors and powertrains. The Coil Driver enables two separate torque profiles within a given motor. The first is calibrated for low speed and high torque, while the second provides expanded operation at high speed. The ability to change configuration allows efficiency optimization for each operating mode, resulting in overall reductions in energy consumption. The controller automatically and seamlessly selects the appropriate configuration in real time so that torque demand and efficiency are optimized.

The limitations of traditional electric machines and power technology are becoming more evident. In many increasingly prominent applications, traditional methods cannot meet the required performance. This means either oversizing the equipment, adding additional motors, or implementing heavy mechanical geared solutions. Exro offers a new solution for system optimization through implementation of its technology which can yield the following results: increased drive cycle efficiency, reduced system volume, reduced weight, expanded torque and speed capabilities. Exro allows the application to achieve more with less energy consumed.

For more information visit our website at www.exro.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sue Ozdemir, Chief Executive Officer

CONTACT INFORMATION
Canada: Jake Bouma
VP of Investor Relations
604-317-3936

United States: Vic Allgeier
TTC Group Inc.
646-841-4220

Email: info@exro.com

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