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.
ZAP Alias Appears at February 2009 Dealer Seminar
SANTA ROSA, California (February 24, 2009) – Steve Schneider, the Chief Executive Officer of ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP), a leading source of electric transportation, was interviewed last night by John McDermott on CEO Radio Network.
The interview with Steve Schneider is available at the following URL: http://www.zapworld.com/files/Updated%20content/ZAP.mp3.
SANTA ROSA, CA (Feb 4, 2009) -- US electric vehicle developers like ZAP (OTC BB:ZAAP.OB) of Santa Rosa, California, are asking Americans to join in supporting a new bill that would give more tax credits to more kinds of electric vehicles.
The new legislation, S271, would increase the number of plug-in vehicles able to receive the tax credits from 250,000 to 500,000. The tax credits would expand beyond conventional four-wheel automobiles to include three-wheel and two-wheel vehicles, as well as low-speed neighborhood electric cars. Electric vehicles like ZAP's Alias and others would receive a tax credit equal to a percentage of the purchase price up to $4,000.
SAN JOSE, CA -- December 5, 2008 -- Silicon Valley has become a hotbed for electric car enthusiasts; now a San Jose entrepreneur has signed up with industry pioneer ZAP (OTC BB:ZAAP.OB) to open a dealership for innovative electric economy cars and trucks starting at $11,700 MSRP.
Daniel Reuter is president of ZAP's first San Jose dealership, Ethical Approach Electric Vehicle Center (www.ethicalapproach.com) on Stevens Creek Blvd. Ethical Approach is introducing ZAP's popular Xebra sedan and truck as well as the new, larger XL Truck to area drivers looking to save money and help the environment.
December 1, 2008 -- ZAP's Xebra Xero Electric Truck and ZAPPY3 EZ electric scooter were featured on The Today Show with host/weatherman Al Roker and Green Gadget expert Cat Schwartz showing off the best of green gadgets.
The Xebra Xero Truck has been a hot seller in the electric car world this year, but it was the ZAPPY3 EZ electric scooter that stole the show. Roker feigned some hesitation getting on the scooter, but was clearly delighted as he rode up and down the set as the segment was ending. Cat Schwartz is the eBay Gadget and Toy Director as well as the online columnist “High-Tech Mommy.”
SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(November 17, 2008)--Electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTCBB:ZAAP) announced today its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2008.
The company announced that increased demand for alternative transportation has resulted in record Advanced Technology Vehicle (electric vehicles) segment revenue in the quarter ended September 30, 2008 of $2.2 million, up 180% from Sept, 2007 quarter revenue of $0.8 million.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 08/18/2008 - 21:18
Monday August 18, 7:00 am ET
SANTA ROSA, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Aug 18, 2008 -- Randall S. Waldman and Larry Cottingham of Integrity Manufacturing LLC are in Santa Rosa, California today for meetings with the management of electric vehicle pioneer ZAP (OTC BB:ZAAP.OB - News).
Integrity Manufacturing has been working with the State of Kentucky to help provide incentives to attract more manufacturing and assembly to the state. On Friday The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority gave preliminary approval for $68 million in state incentives for a large-scale manufacturing initiative with Integrity. The project is expected to bring economic development, new factory production and up to 2,500 jobs to Kentucky.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 08/15/2008 - 16:33
When Beijing won the privilege of hosting the 2008 Olympic Games, seven years ago, the Chinese capital promised to improve its air quality, but as the Olympics now are in full swing and air quality has been a visibly controversial issue, ZAP asks if anyone realizes there is an electric car factory just outside of Beijing building hundreds of zero-emission electric vehicles for export by ZAP to the United States?
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 07/31/2008 - 20:06
ROME, GA -- Jul 29, 2008 -- Former Pirelli Tire North America president and CEO Gaetano "Guy" Mannino, after a lifetime of association with the auto industry, is speaking out about electric car technologies and his recent business venture with ZAP (OTC BB:ZAAP.OB).
Mannino's company, Verdek, has agreed to be the distributor for ZAP in the state of Georgia, where Mannino's business is headquartered. However, in an interview this week with www.CEONEWS.tv, Mannino talks about his plans for ZAP in the US and abroad.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 06/05/2008 - 06:35
UPDATE: June 24, 2008 - Hear an interview with Guy Mannino, Click Here. - QuickTime File
ROME, Georgia (June 5, 2008) -- Guy Mannino, former president and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America (PTNA), at least agrees with the current presidential candidates on one thing... it's time for a change. In his own words, Mannino is "calling on all retired and current CEOs of corporate America to join with me and just stop talking 'green' and start driving 'green'!"