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This excerpt taken from the CLNE 10-K filed Mar 16, 2009.

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

         Portions of the registrant's proxy statement for the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated herein by reference in Part III of this annual report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein.



CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

        Certain statements in this annual report on Form 10-K may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are based upon our current assumptions, expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effect on our business. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the following words: "may," "will," "could," "would," "should," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "approximately," "estimate," "predict," "project," "potential," "continue," "ongoing," or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although the absence of these words does not necessarily mean that a statement is not forward-looking. We believe that the statements in this annual report on Form 10-K that we make regarding the following subject matters are forward-looking by their nature:

    our ability to capture a substantial share of the significant anticipated growth in the market for natural gas as a vehicle fuel and to enhance our leadership position as that market expands;

    plans to expand business with existing customers and to win business with new customers;

    potential acquisitions of natural gas reserves, rights to natural gas production, and complementary businesses in the natural gas fueling infrastructure, services and production industries;

    entering the business of leasing natural gas vehicles and financing additional purchases of natural gas vehicles by our customers;

    expanding our sales in the regional trucking, ports, public transit, refuse hauling and airport markets;

    expanding our business into international markets;

    plans to expand our sales and marketing team and to hire sales experts to focus on targeted metropolitan areas;

    plans to build additional natural gas fueling stations both under and not under contract, and the scheduled April 2009 opening of the second Long Beach seaport fueling station;

    our obligation to provide funding to the Vehicle Production Group, LLC, a company that is developing natural gas paratransit vehicles and taxis;

    expansion of our California LNG plant;

    our ability to use our low temperature, high pressure fuels expertise and to leverage our existing natural gas infrastructure to enter the hydrogen fuels market and supply hydrogen/natural gas blends;

    developments and trends in the natural gas and fleet vehicle markets, including increased transition from diesel and gasoline powered vehicles to natural gas vehicles;

    estimated increases in costs for diesel engine and natural gas vehicles to meet federal 2010 emission standards;

    more stringent emissions requirements continuing to make natural gas vehicles an attractive alternative to traditional gasoline and diesel powered vehicles;

    anticipated federal and state certification of additional natural gas vehicle models in 2009;

    expanded use of natural gas vehicles at and sales of our fuel to trucks operating at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports;

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    future supply, demand, use and prices of fossil and alternative fuels, including crude oil, gasoline, diesel, natural gas, biodiesel, ethanol, electricity, and hydrogen;

    prices for gasoline and diesel continuing to be higher than the price of natural gas as a vehicle fuel;

    estimated incremental costs, annual fuel usage, fuel costs, and annual fuel cost savings for vehicles using natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel;

    impact of environmental regulations on the cost of crude oil, gasoline, diesel and diesel engines;

    impact of environmental regulations on the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel;

    the availability of tax incentives and grant programs that provide incentives for using natural gas as a vehicle fuel;

    our continued receipt of the Volumetric Excise Tax Credit;

    projected capital expenditures, project development costs and related funding requirements;

    plans to retain all future earnings to finance future growth and general corporate purposes;

    estimated costs to cover the increased price of natural gas above the inherent prices embedded in our customers' fixed price and price cap contracts;

    plans to purchase futures contracts and to continue offering fixed-price sales requirement contracts;

    our LNG liquefaction plant in California enabling us to supply our operations in California and Arizona more economically;

    costs associated with remaining in compliance with government regulations and laws;

    our ability to obtain waivers for breach of covenants;

    future asset retirement costs; and

    access to equity capital and debt financing options, including, but not limited to, equipment financing, sale of convertible promissory notes or commercial bank financing.

        The preceding list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all of our forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements in this annual report on Form 10-K reflect our good faith judgment, based on currently available information, they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results or our industries' actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed in the "Risk Factors" contained in this annual report on Form 10-K. As a result of these factors, we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this annual report on Form 10-K will prove to be accurate. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason after the date we file this annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission, to conform these statements to actual results, or to changes in our expectations. You should, however, review the factors and risks we describe in the reports we will file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission after the date we file this annual report on Form 10-K.

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PART I

Item 1.    Business.

This excerpt taken from the CLNE 10-K filed Mar 19, 2008.

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

         Portions of the registrant's proxy statement for the 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated herein by reference in Part III of this annual report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein.




FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO RISK AND UNCERTAINTY

        Certain statements in this report may constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are based upon current assumptions, expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effect on our business. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecast in these forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed in Item 1A. "Risk Factors." These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they were made and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Words such as "expects," "intends," "plans," "projects,' "believes," "estimates," and similar expressions are used to identify these forward looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not forward looking. Forward-looking statements in this Form 10-K include, but are not limited to, statements regarding:

    projected capital expenditures and related funding requirements;

    developments and trends in the natural gas vehicle market;

    growth of the market for natural gas vehicle fuels;

    expanded use of natural gas vehicles at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports;

    future prices of crude oil, gasoline and diesel compared to natural gas;

    future prices and expanded use of other alternative fuels such as biodiesel or ethanol;

    the impact of environmental regulations on the cost of crude oil, gasoline, diesel and diesel engines;

    the impact of environmental regulations on the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel;

    future supply, demand and prices for natural gas;

    anticipated completion of our California LNG plant; and

    the availability of tax incentives and grant programs that provide incentives for using natural gas as a vehicle fuel.

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PART I

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