Tantech Subsidiary Completes Delivery of 50 Midibuses

LISHUI, China, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tantech Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: TANH) ("Tantech" or the "Company"), a clean energy company in China, today announced that its subsidiary, Shangchi Automobile Co., Ltd., delivered 50 midibuses to a customer, which focuses on the United Arab Emirates market.

Shangchi Automobile's fully customizable midibuses feature a manual 5 speed transmission and all the luxuries of a high-end bus, including a fuel efficient, luxury travel experience with comfortable seating for 15 passengers.  With an overall length of 4.96 meters, the vehicles have easy USB access charging ports, powerful air conditioning and a state-of-the-art air purification system, among other features.

Mr. Wangfeng Yan, Chief Executive Officer of Tantech, said, "The headline is we have successfully delivered 50 midibuses, setting a record as the largest order between us and the customer.  This showcases both the increased demand we are seeing and the capacity we added in order to fulfill larger unit orders. We have come a long way from the lows of last year's COVID-19 shutdowns.  We maintained our strong customer and supply chain relationships during this challenging period and are now seeing the payoff with a rebound in sales momentum.  Overall, we are very confident moving into the second half of 2021 and expect higher growth over both the near and long-term."

About Tantech Holdings Ltd

For the past decade, Tantech has been a highly specialized high-tech enterprise producing, researching and developing bamboo charcoal-based products with an established domestic and international sales and distribution network. Since 2017, when the Company acquired 70% of Shangchi Automobile, a vehicle manufacturer based in Zhangjiagang City, Jiangsu Province, it has manufactured and sold vehicles.  The Company established two new subsidiaries, Lishui Smart New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. and Zhejiang Shangchi New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd., in November 2020, with the plan to produce and sell street sweepers and other electric vehicles.  The Company is fully ISO 90000 and ISO 14000 certified and has received a number of national, provincial and local honors, awards and certifications for its quality products and scientific research efforts.  For more information please visit: http://ir.tantech.cn.

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