Tantech Subsidiary Wins Another Major New Midibus Order
- Company to Export 15 Customized Midibuses to the Philippines -

LISHUI, China, Nov. 18, 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., has won another new order for 15 of its high-quality, highly efficient customizable midibuses. 10 of the 15 have already been delivered to the customer in the Philippines.

Shangchi Automobile's fully customizable, diesel light 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 6 meters, the vehicles have easy USB access charging ports, powerful air conditioning and heating, a state-of-the-art air purification system, double handrails and lifting rings, among other features.

Mr. Wangfeng Yan, Chief Executive Officer of Tantech, said, "Our business is starting to hit its stride and we expect to see continued growth in 2022 based on our discussions with customers. Investments we made in research and development, sales and marketing, and in our supply chain are helping us build momentum and ensure vehicle inventory. This latest order was another  win for our team, as we continue to target larger, multi-vehicle orders to more efficiently leverage our production capabilities. This customer extensively tested one of our prototype vehicles before ordering the 15 midibuses, underscoring the quality of our vehicles. We have confidence in our vehicles because they perform  well combined with the fact that we can tailor our vehicles."

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, 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 products and scientific research efforts. For more information please visit: http://ir.tantech.cn.

Forward-Looking Statements

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SOURCE Tantech Holdings Ltd.

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