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2010-07-08 08:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif. and ZHEJIANG, China, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agreement is US$29 Million in Cash for 51 Percent Commercial Agreement for 31.5 M Shares Valued at US$31.5M Debt-Free Jonway Boosts ZAP's Shareholder Value ISO 9000 Certified Modern Factory ZAP Jonway - a New International Automobile Company with Extensive EV Experience 141 Acres, 3.6 Million Sq. Feet Factory Opened in 2009, Capacity of 30,000 Vehicles per Year Jonway 2009: US$40 Million Annual Revenues; Jonway...

2010-06-30 18:50:00

15 Vehicles from 12 Teams Continue in Pursuit of Ten Million Dollars in Prize Money for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars BROOKLYN, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), concluded its Knockout Qualifying Stage. This second stage is part of a rigorous multi-stage and multi-month testing of viable and...

2010-06-10 09:15:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers asked to predict how their household fleets are changing suggest faster growth for compact and mid-size cross over (CUV) and sport utility vehicles (SUV) compared to other automotive segments. Results from the May, 2010, Morpace Omnibus Study show slightly more than 20 percent of consumers confirmed that in 2005, at least one of the vehicles in their driveway was either a compact or mid-size crossover or sport utility, said Bill...

2010-04-29 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) has contracted Zhejiang Jonway Automobile Co. Ltd. to be the manufacturing partner for its futuristic Alias electric sports car in China. ZAP and Jonway have agreed to accelerate volume production manufacturing plans following successful debut of a pre-production Alias at the Jonway exhibit at the Beijing Motor Show last week. ZAP is targeting the electric vehicle market...

2010-04-27 07:30:00

LANSING, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alias, a prototype electric sports car from ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP), has qualified for the Shakedown stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE (PIAXP) competition for 100 MPG equivalent and above cars now underway at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The innovative all-electric ZAP Alias will appear this Thursday, April 29th, during kick-off ceremonies for the PIAXP at the Michigan state capitol in Lansing....

2010-04-26 15:43:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To coincide with National Car Care Month in April, the Car Care Council has made its debut on iTunes, launching a new series of Car Care Minute podcasts to help motorists learn more about caring for their vehicle investment. Each week, a new podcast installment will be available free of charge, with each episode focusing on a different area of vehicle care. "We are very proud to announce the new Car Care Minute podcast on iTunes," said...

2010-04-12 01:00:00

HELMOND, The Netherlands, April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Quinny Senzz: a Practical Buggy With a High Comfort Level The fact that you are now a mum or dad does not mean that you can no longer carry on the same lifestyle as before. You will still enjoy going out, shopping and finding trendy gadgets. Whether in your professional or private life, you expect first-rate quality, choosing products that look good and are user-friendly. Quinny has developed the revolutionary Quinny...

2010-04-07 11:19:00

ATLANTA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of March, the Chevrolet Camaro once again became the most-viewed new vehicle on AutoTrader.com. Meanwhile, Hyundai's new Sonata midsize sedan was the most-viewed new vehicle in its class for the first time ever, surpassing competitors that include Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima. Other big gains in new vehicles came from a pair of compact crossovers. The new Chevrolet Equinox was up 186% in views year-over-year, making it...

2010-03-31 04:56:00

LONDON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer smart, eco-friendly and accessible mobility options for urban transportation. Thanks to a rapidly developing re-charging infrastructure and innovative design, they have the potential to meet consumer demand and pave the way for innovative micro mobility solutions in Europe's developing mega cities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2010-03-30 07:30:00

SEOUL, Korea, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first-ever Korea Electric Vehicle Challenge took place this weekend outside Seoul with electric car pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) and distribution partner in Korea Samyang Optics (008080.KS) entering two vehicles under development, the Alias electric car and Jonway A380 electric SUV. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100330/SF78537) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070130/SFTU060LOGO) This was...