SANTA ROSA, California (December 9, 2009) – For the third year in a row, UPS has leased a fleet of electric trucks from ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) to help with deliveries to urban and residential communities in the Bay Area.
The 25 ZAP electric trucks are enabling UPS drivers to more easily schedule delivery routes in neighborhoods and dense urban areas where congestion and parking restrictions present potential problems for larger UPS vans. UPS has leased 92 electric vehicles from ZAP since 2007 to assist with increased delivery needs during November and December.
NEW YORK, NY, October 19, 2009 – ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) of Santa Rosa, California, a developer of electric vehicles and electric power systems, is participating in two events this week in New York City to preview the Alias, its new electric sports car. The ZAP Alias is also in competition with other companies’ vehicles for $10 million in prizes as part of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, set up to foster the development of clean, production-capable vehicles that exceed 100 miles per gallon or energy equivalent.
SANTA ROSA, California, August 13, 2009 – Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) announced today the company has been awarded a contract to supply the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a fleet of its popular Zaptruck XL, a versatile 100% plug-in electric truck. The FAA will take deliveries of the vehicles in September at a major metro center in the Midwest.
ZAP Answers Federal "Cash for Clunkers" Program with its own Trade-In Program Good on the Xebra 100% Electric Sedan, Total Value up to $4,500 and 90% Fewer Carbon Emissions
SANTA ROSA, California (July 30, 2009) – Electric car pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) is participating in its own "Cash for Clunkers" program with up to $4,500 in sales incentives and tax credits on top of the savings over the lifetime of the vehicle, not to mention 90 percent fewer carbon emissions.
Large Format Lithium Battery Arrays for Electric Pickups, Vans, Alias Roadster and Others Planned
SANTA ROSA, California (July 28, 2009) – Electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) has taken delivery of larger-format polymer lithium-ion battery-equipped vehicles from Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAT). The company also plans to begin integrating other large-format lithium-ion batteries in its popular electric vehicles that are already in production as well as those under development.
Agreement Boosts Availability of Affordable Lithium Battery Electric Vehicles
NEW YORK and SANTA ROSA, California (July 8, 2009) – Leading lithium battery and vehicle manufacturer Advanced Battery Technologies (NASDAQ: ABAT), through its wholly owned subsidiary Wuxi Zhongqiang Autocycle Co. Ltd, has signed a distribution agreement with electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP).
ZAP CEO Steve Schneider says, "The agreement will enable ZAP to accelerate production of its electric vehicles offering extended range and more power through the use of ABAT’s advanced, large-format Polymer Lithium-Ion battery technology."
Initial Deliveries of its Unique Zaptruck XL/Payload Shell
SANTA ROSA, California, July 1, 2009 – Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) announced today they have shipped a fleet of their Zaptruck XLs, a versatile 100% plug-in electric LSV, equipped with a Payload drop-in shell to Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas.
The vehicles will be used by a variety of county departments as they expand their "green initiative." Each truck is equipped with one of ZAP’s newest options – the versatile Payload shell providing a weatherproof, fully enclosed and lockable storage compartment.