FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CREDIT AGREEMENT
THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CREDIT AGREEMENT (this "Amendment"), effective as of December
1, 2001 (the "Effective Date"), is entered into by and between Amerigon Incorporated, a California corporation
(the "Company"), and Big Beaver Investments LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Lender").
A. The Company and the Lender are parties to that certain Credit Agreement dated as of September 20, 2001
(the "Credit Agreement") pursuant to which the Lender has extended to the Company the principal amount of
One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000).
B. The Company desires to obtain an additional loan from the Lender in the principal amount of One Million
Dollars ($1,000,000) (the "Additional Loan") pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement, as
amended by this Amendment.
C. In addition, the Company and the Lender desire to make certain amendments to the Credit Agreement as
NOW, THEREFORE, for valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged,
the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
1. Defined Terms. Unless otherwise defined in this Amendment, capitalized terms used herein shall have the
meanings assigned to them in the Credit Agreement.
2. Amendments To Credit Agreement.
(a) The following definitions as set forth in Section 1.01 of the Credit Agreement shall be amended in its entirety
"FINAL MATURITY DATE" means the earlier to occur of: (i) March 1, 2002;
(ii) the occurrence of a Trigger Event; or (iii) acceleration of the Loan pursuant to Section 6.02.
"LOAN DOCUMENTS" means the Credit Agreement dated as of September 20, 2001 (the "Credit
Agreement") between the Company and the Lender, the First Amendment to the Credit Agreement effective as
of December 1, 2001 (the "Amendment") between the Company and the Lender, the Note, the Collateral
Documents (as each of the foregoing may be restated, amended, modified, re