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Telvent wins 90 million euro contract to improve road safety in Saudi Arabian cities

November 21, 2007

Madrid, November 21, 2007 - Telvent GIT S.A. (Nasdaq: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced today that the Saudi Arabian company Dallah TransArabia, one of the conglomerates in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected Telvent to implement integral traffic management solutions in the cities of Jeddah, Mecca and Medina, and surrounding regions. The 90 million euro project to be executed over the next two years will ultimately benefit the Saudi Interior Ministry.

As part of this extensive project, Telvent will implement and manage a wide range of technological solutions focusing on optimizing urban traffic management and increasing road safety in these cities, with an overall population of more than 5 million. Telvent’s intelligent adaptative urban traffic management system, ITACA, will be implemented in these cities to improve traffic flow, reduce drivers’ time at the wheel and, consequently, reduce the amount of CO2 emissions released into the atmosphere. The system includes the capacity to control the automatic variable information panels that will be located in the main access routes to the cities as well as the video-monitoring cameras and automatic incident detection systems that complement traffic monitoring in the urban environment.

Telvent’s chairman and chief executive officer, Manuel Sanchez, commented “This major project will serve as an important international reference for Telvent. The extremely positive contributions that this project will have on efficient traffic management and, consequently, road safety and the reduction of CO2 emissions, make this project extremely gratifying for us.”

Telvent will also install a solution to detect, capture and process speeding and traffic-light violations through street-installed equipment and data processing systems in infractions management centers. The systems will help reduce accident rates and contribute to reduce current speed levels, leading to an increase in road safety.

Finally, Telvent will install vehicle identification systems that utilize artificial vision at set and movable points to locate stolen or uninsured vehicles. The systems will transmit alarms to police patrol cars in the vicinity, equipped with on-board positioning, geographical location and messenger systems, which will be able to locate stolen or uninsured vehicles.

Telvent has positioned itself in Saudi Arabia with a wide range of technological solutions for traffic management, applying its experience to capture and process infractions, fleet management and vehicle identification systems.

About Telvent

Telvent (Nasdaq: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, specializes in high value-added products, services and integrated solutions for the Energy, Transportation, Environment and Public Administration industry segments, as well as Global IT Services. Its innovative technology and client-proven expertise enable the efficient and secure real-time management of operational and business processes for industry-leading companies worldwide (

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