Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > US-China Electric Car Joint Venture to Hold Meetings at ZAP in California

Abstract:
Former Lotus Engineering CEO, Youngman Officials and ZAP to Meet With Advanced Battery Technologies and UQM Technologies

US-China Electric Car Joint Venture to Hold Meetings at ZAP in California

CA | Posted on October 16th, 2007

Electric car manufacturer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) announced today that officials from its new US-China joint venture will be in California over the next few weeks to move ahead with plans to manufacture electric and hybrid cars, buses and trucks.

"Part of the meeting is to identify the potential key partners that would provide suitable and proven technology for the electric vehicles while using California as a springboard for the wide adoption of electric drive vehicles for the rest of the world," said Albert Lam, former CEO of Lotus Engineering and Chairman to the joint venture between ZAP and Youngman Automotive Group.

Last month ZAP signed a joint venture with Youngman for electric and hybrid cars, buses and trucks. Representatives from Youngman will be attending the meetings to be held at ZAP's Santa Rosa Headquarters and Beverly Hills.

ZAP has invited technology partners to provide input to the Joint Venture. Officials from Advanced Battery Technologies (AMEX: GBT) will attend meetings in Los Angeles with distribution partner CCT Power. ZAP and Advanced Battery Technologies have partnered in the development of nanotechnology for advanced battery applications.

Also present will be Bill Rankin, President and CEO of UQM Technologies, Inc. (AMEX: UQM) to discuss the use of advanced electric drive trains. UQM ( http://www.uqm.com ) of Frederick, Colorado is a developer and manufacturer of power dense, high efficiency electric motors, generators and power electronic controllers for the automotive, aerospace, medical, military and industrial markets.

"With Youngman Automotive Group we have the ability to draw upon a multitude of vehicle platforms, including cars, buses and trucks," said ZAP CEO Steve Schneider. "The joint venture is planning what will be well-suited for the California market, which we feel will be an important proving ground."

####

About ZAP
ZAP has been a leader in advanced transportation technologies since 1994, delivering over 100,000 vehicles to consumers in more than 75 countries. At the forefront of fuel-efficient transportation with new technologies including energy efficient gas systems, hydrogen, electric, fuel cell, ethanol, hybrid and other innovative power systems, ZAP is developing a high-performance crossover SUV electric car concept called ZAP-X engineered by Lotus Engineering. The Company recently launched a new portable energy technology that manages power for mobile electronics from cell phones to laptops. For product, dealer and investor information, visit http://www.zapworld.com .

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the Company's products, increased levels of competition for the Company, new products and technological changes, the Company's dependence upon third-party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
ZAP
Alex Campbell
707-525-8658 x 241

Copyright © Market Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Measuring the Smallest Magnets July 28th, 2014

WITec to host the 11th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium from September 29th - October 1st in Ulm, Germany July 28th, 2014

FEI adds Phase Plate Technology and Titan Halo TEM to its Structural Biology Product Portfolio: New solutions provide the high-quality imaging and contrast necessary to analyze the 3D structure of molecules and molecular complexes July 28th, 2014

Production of Toxic Gas Sensor Based on Nanorods July 28th, 2014

Automotive/Transportation

Stanford team achieves 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode - Engineers use carbon nanospheres to protect lithium from the reactive and expansive problems that have restricted its use as an anode July 27th, 2014

Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars July 25th, 2014

Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance: Researchers develop low cost, environmentally friendly way to produce sand-based lithium ion batteries that outperform standard by three times July 8th, 2014

Up in Flames: Evidence Confirms Combustion Theory: Berkeley Lab and University of Hawaii research outlines the story of soot, with implications for cleaner-burning fuels July 1st, 2014

Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics

Stanford team achieves 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode - Engineers use carbon nanospheres to protect lithium from the reactive and expansive problems that have restricted its use as an anode July 27th, 2014

Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars July 25th, 2014

Compact Vibration Harvester Power Supply with Highest Efficiency Opens Door to “Fix-and-Forget” Sensor Nodes July 23rd, 2014

UCF Nanotech Spinout Developing Revolutionary Battery Technology: Power the Next Generation of Electronics with Carbon July 23rd, 2014

Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D July 25th, 2014

Organometallics welcomes new editor-in-chief: Paul Chirik, Ph.D. July 22nd, 2014

Haydale and Goodfellow Announce Major Distribution Agreement for Functionalised Graphene Materials July 21st, 2014

SentiMag® Now Available in Australia and New Zealand July 21st, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE