Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 02/05/2007 - 22:00
CHICAGO, Feb. 6 -- Horsepower is usually the hot topic at the Chicago Auto Show, but get ready for this: 'zebra-power.' An innovative electric car called the XEBRA from California automotive pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP - News) debuts this week at the 99th annual Chicago Auto Show, booth number NH20A. The show runs February 9 - 18 at McCormick Place ( http://www.chicagoautoshow.com).
So how many ZP (zebra-power) does a XEBRA have? Chicago-area dealer Rick Sbragia says it's not about the power you can deliver, but the power you save.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/29/2007 - 22:00
Tuesday January 30, 4:00 am ET
ZAP-X features all wheel drive, 10 minute recharge time, a 350 Mile Range and will be the center piece of the NADA Exhibition, February 3rd to 6th.
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30 -- Automotive pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) today announced plans to display Lotus Engineering's advanced APX concept car at the North American Dealers Association (NADA) annual meeting and exhibition, February 3 to 6, 2007, confirming their choice to move ahead using Lotus' revolutionary platform and body structure design as the basis for the development of the high performance electric ZAP-X.
"It's very satisfying that ZAP's proposed new model will make use of a great deal of the APX concept's advanced body structure and chassis technology."
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 01/23/2007 - 22:00
AUSTIN, Texas (January 24, 2007) -- Automotive pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) announced today that its dealership for the XEBRA electric sedan and truck in Austin, Texas, Shock Value, is officially open for business following regulatory approval from the State of Texas.
Shock Value owner John Martin had the idea for a dealership in his search to buy an electric car.
Shock Value owner John Martin has received a dealer license with the State of Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to sell electric cars. After several months of waiting for the license, Martin says he is grateful for the dealer license enabling him to move forward with selling the ZAP XEBRAs. He says it has been getting overwhelming interest from potential buyers and green car enthusiastic people.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/22/2007 - 22:00
Electric car technology maximizes performance and safety of lithium batteries, delivering up to five times the range of lead-acid
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 23 -- Advanced transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for a sophisticated new lithium battery management system developed by Eco Tech A/S of Denmark to be incorporated into the XEBRA line of electric cars and trucks.
"This is the very first cost effective lithium battery system we have received for use in a vehicle."
-- ZAP Chairman Gary Starr
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 01/21/2007 - 22:00
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 22 -- Advanced transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) is confirming the approval by its Board of Directors of a 10 percent stock dividend to all shareholders of record as of February 15, 2007 to be payable on February 28, 2007.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 01/18/2007 - 22:00
SANTA ROSA, CA and BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO -- January 19, 2007 -- Rising gas prices on the island of Puerto Rico have prompted a distributor of gasoline scooters in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, AJ Imports, to enter into a venture with transportation pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) to market its electric cars, scooters, seascooters, bicycles, personal transporters and other alternative fueled vehicles.
"I have had a lot of interest, including interest for security and warehouse management from Coca-Cola."
-- Francisco Javier Rodriguez, AJ Imports
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/15/2007 - 22:00
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 16, 2007 -- Electric car pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP- News) announced today that a feasibility study is being carried out in its joint development of new electric car designs with Lotus Engineering.
ZAP is moving forward with an aggressive programme to stay at the forefront of advanced transportation with new technologies and products. ZAP selected Lotus Engineering, one of the world's leading automotive design consultancies, to undertake engineering concept studies for a number of electric vehicles.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 01/10/2007 - 22:00
2007 International CES
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (January 11, 2007) -Advanced technology vehicle and energy pioneer ZAP (OTCBB:ZAAP) introduced a new series of lithium battery packs designed specifically to work with the iPod.
Called iZAP, the battery accessories for the iPod are part of a new line of ZAP Portable Energy systems to power a wide range of mobile electronics. The iZAP’s Portable Energy(TM) chargers and power packs are designed to work in conjunction with the iPod, including the iPod mini, iPod shuffle, iPod nano and the iPod with video.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 01/09/2007 - 22:00
California Automaker Delivering Production Electric Cars and Trucks
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--California automotive manufacturer ZAP (OTCBB:ZAAP) issued praise for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's State of the State Address in which he ordered a 10 percent reduction in motor vehicle emissions of greenhouse gases, mainly carbon dioxide.
Among the many reforms proposed by the California Governor, Schwarzenegger calls for a new generation of alternative fuels, including an order to add more electric and ethanol powered vehicles to the state's fleet.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/08/2007 - 22:00
LAS VEGAS, NV--Jan 9, 2007 -- ZAP (OTC BB:ZAAP.OB), a leader in renewable energy innovation, announced today that it has signed up Lighthouse Marketing to sell its new Recharge-It-All Battery line of advanced power source technology.
"It's all about speed to market," says ZAP's Sales Manager for North America Steve Tucker. "Lighthouse enjoys excellent business relationships with some of the biggest and best retailers in the market. We want to be a part of doing business with retailers like Target, Comp USA and Office Max."