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Sevcon Announces Record and Payment Dates for Series A Convertible Preferred Stock Dividend

Mar 20, 2017

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., March 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sevcon, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEV), a world leader in the design and manufacture of controls and battery chargers for zero emission electric and hybrid vehicles, today announced that a semi-annual dividend on the company's Series A Convertible Preferred Stock will be payable on April 17, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 3, 2017. The dividend will be $0.48 per share, representing the pro-rata amount for the period commencing October 16, 2016.

Dividends on the Series A Convertible Preferred Stock are payable semi-annually at the rate of 4 percent per annum of the stated value of $24 per share.

About Sevcon, Inc.

Sevcon is a global supplier of control and power solutions for zero-emission, electric and hybrid vehicles. Its products control on- and off-road vehicle speed and movement, integrate specialized functions, optimize energy consumption and help reduce air pollution. Sevcon's Bassi Division produces battery chargers for electric vehicles; power management and uninterrupted power source (UPS) systems for industrial, medical and telecom applications; and electronic instrumentation for battery laboratories. The company supplies customers from its operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Canada, China and the Asia Pacific region, as well as through an international dealer network. Visit www.sevcon.com and www.bassi-srl.eu.

Contact:
David Calusdian
Sharon Merrill Associates
1 (617) 542 5300
SEV@InvestorRelations.com

Matt Boyle
President and CEO
1 (508) 281 5503
matt.boyle@sevcon.com