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January

Telvent to install a Vehicle Traffic Management System in Ceuta

January 10, 2005

Madrid, January 5, 2005 – Telvent (Nasdaq: TLVT), the Global RealTime IT Company has been awarded through public tender, the contract to supply and install an integrated traffic monitoring and control system for the Traffic Management Center in the city of Ceuta.

The project is valued at more than 1.5 million euro and will be financed 75.95% with FEDER funds and 24.05% with contributions made by the Autonomous City of Ceuta. The project is part of Ceuta’s Sustainable Mobility Strategic Plan, created in 2002, which established basic mobility guidelines for the city. The implementation of this project was contemplated with the financial objective of acquiring European funding.

The project scope covers the construction and startup of an integrated traffic monitoring and control system managed via a centralized control center, and includes the following components: closed circuit TV highway monitoring system – utilizing cameras distributed throughout the city, dynamic information signaling, traffic data collection – using vehicle detection equipment at each traffic light junction, mobile fleet monitoring and guidance, pedestrian area access control, and environmental control.

According to Manuel Sánchez, president of Telvent, “With Telvent’s implementation of this project, the Autonomous City of Ceuta will experience a qualitative leap forward in terms of Citizen-Related Technological Innovation, representing a truly exemplary achievement for this area.”

Area residents, visitors and commercial drivers will directly benefit from this project as a result of the enhancement of services, which will be evident throughout the city, pending system equipment installation, including for example, the Dynamic Signaling System, which will provide useful information on routes, contributing to an improvement in the city’s traffic safety and services.

Telvent (Nasdaq: TLVT), the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. (www.telvent.com)



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