XPEL Releases Design Access Program Version 7. 0

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XPEL RELEASES DESIGN ACCESS PROGRAM VERSION 7.0

– Virtually Unlimited Product Customization –
– Patent-Pending Variable Geometry Features –
– Widespread Market Solutions for All Product Dealers –
– Service Oriented Architecture for Enhanced Integration –

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, July 17, 2006…XPEL Technologies Corp. (TSXV: DAP.U) today announced the release of Version 7.0 of its highly advanced, patent-pending software known as the Design Access Program or “DAP.” In development for two years, this highly robust, web-enabled product distribution software has been 100% rewritten on an industry-standard Web Services platform. The new version gives XPEL the ability to more rapidly deploy new offerings and better integrate with customers and partners.

Ryan L. Pape, XPEL’s Senior Vice President of IT, stated, “This new DAP platform takes our electronic library of 26,000 applications, and turns it into a virtually infinite database of customizable automotive protection products. With dynamic and highly intuitive features such as the ability to wrap kits, modify kit sizes, and curve back hood edges to name a few, DAP 7.0 is a ‘must have’ tool for any serious product dealer in our industry.”

W. Rege Brunner, XPEL’s Chairman and CEO, commented, “Given the strength and market attractiveness of our new DAP 7.0 platform, we believe the opportunities for additional strategic relationships will be substantially broadened.”

XPEL Technologies Corp. (www.xpel.com), publicly traded on the TSXV Exchange, is the worldwide leader in the electronic delivery of top automotive aftermarket products, utilizing the Internet as an integral component for its design, manufacturing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. The Company’s DAP software utility offers Dealers the industry’s most efficient and productive tool set for better serving customers with “best of breed” solutions in real-time. XPEL has clear advantages over the competition through its proprietary corporate framework consisting of an expansive library of installation-friendly window tint, paint and headlight protection products, coupled with a unique web-enabled remote manufacturing and distribution software, superior installation training curriculum and facilities, and established and growing sales distribution channels.

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