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Airtrax SIDEWINDER(TM) Featured on the Discovery Channel Canada's Science Show "The Daily Planet"

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2008-01-30 03:22:38     
Airtrax, Inc.

Airtrax, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AITX), a developer of patented Omni-Directional Technology with military and commercial applications, announced today that its flagship Omni-Directional Vehicle, the SIDEWINDER(TM), was profiled on the Discovery Channel Canada's show the "Daily Planet". The program is television's first daily science show now entering its 13th season. The Airtrax segment called "Funky forklift," aired on December 4, 2007.

Airtrax engineers appeared in the feature to explain the technical aspects of the Company's remarkable Omni-Directional wheel technology and to demonstrate the SIDEWINDER in motion. The Daily Planet describes the Airtrax video on its website as "This omni-directional forklift boasts some impressive moves, thanks to its special set of tires." Co-host and producer of the Daily Planet, Jay Ingram, one of Canada's best-known science popularizers, commented during the segment, "The (Airtrax) vehicles could have a huge impact on transportation, even the construction business."

Peter Greenwood, Vice President of Sales for Airtrax, said, "We are very impressed with the segment that aired on the Discovery Channel, and we were even more pleased by the response we received in Canada. Immediately following the broadcast, we received several inquiries from parties interested in our technology, the SIDEWINDER, and representing Airtrax products in Canada. We are responding to each of these inquiries, and continue to broaden our sales channels across North America."

The video is archived on the Daily Planet website and accessible by Canadian households only at http://www.discoverychannel.ca/content/?pid=183. Through a special arrangement with the Discovery Channel, U.S. residents and all others outside of Canada can access the video online at http://mfile.akamai.com/31560/wmv/fs6.insinc.com/akamai/ctv/discovery/lowre s/D ISC-DPLA-071204-EP.airtrax-preview.wmv (Please copy and paste the entire link in your browser.)

About Discovery Channel

Reaching 431 million homes in 170 countries and territories, the Discovery Channel provides viewers with engaging stories and extraordinary experiences that share knowledge, satisfy curiosity and inspire the very joy of discovery. The network offers a wide representation of programming genres, including science, natural history, anthropology, survival, geography, forensics and current events. For more information, visit http://dsc.discovery.com/.

About Airtrax, Inc.

A U.S.-based developer of Omni-Directional Technology, Airtrax designs and manufactures Omni-Directional Vehicles. The Airtrax patented wheel was designed and developed by Airtrax after receiving a technology transfer from the US Navy in the form of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA).

The SIDEWINDER(TM) Lift Truck, MP2 Equipment Handlers, and the COBRA(TM) Omni-Directional Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) are the first Omni-Directional vehicles using Omni-Directional Technology and the patented Airtrax wheel to be commercially produced. The nearly maintenance-free drive system design reduces maintenance costs, delivering cost efficiencies to companies both large and small. The Airtrax patented Omni-Directional wheel is manufactured exclusively for Airtrax vehicles.

Airtrax has developed business partnerships, received orders, and shipped SIDEWINDER Lift Trucks to California, Wisconsin, Nevada, Texas, Arkansas, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Kentucky, Florida, and Pennsylvania in the United States, and internationally to the United Kingdom, Japan, Spain, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Canada, and South Africa.

For more information and to view a must-see product demonstration, visit http://www.airtrax.com or http://www.equityperformancegroup.com/clients_airtrax.php.

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "Safe harbor" for forward-looking statements. Certain of the statements contained herein, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements with respect to events, the occurrence of which involved risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements may be impacted, either positively or negatively, by various factors. Information concerning potential factors that could affect the company is detailed from time to time in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Customers of the SIDEWINDER mentioned in this release may own shares of Airtrax's stock or may own shares in the future.

For further information, contact:
At the Company:
Airtrax
Brian Cartin
856-232-3016

URL: http://www.airtrax.com
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