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2008-10-29 09:00:29

US electronics developer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) is expanding its Portable Energy line to offer mass retailers more "on-the-fly" USB charging options to recharge or power iPhone, iPod, BlackBerry, PSP, BlueTooth, digital camera and other mobile electronic devices in the car or at any household plug. ZAP Portable Energy is adding two USB charging solutions to its Recharge-It-All line: the DC3 Universal Car Charger and the AC3 Universal AC Charger, which are now in stock and available for the...

2008-09-23 09:01:02

The government of Uruguay, in a move to expand investment in new industries and technologies, has set aside land for an electric vehicle assembly plant expected to begin construction next month by US electric car pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP). The State of Montevideo has granted an acre of land to ZAP within an industrial and technology park established for projects of national interest through CAPIT (Comision Administradora del Parque Industrial y Tecnologico del Cerro). According to Fernando...

2008-08-07 18:00:42

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (http://www.zap.com.br/) and BuscaPe (http://www.buscape.com.br/) announced a new partnership to launch ZAP Shopping, one of the most complete shopping portals on the Brazilian Internet. BuscaPe will provide the search tool and will offer a wide selection of new products and price comparisons. Through the agreement, ZAP will offer a new vertical, now for products. The principal objective of the new vertical is to complement ZAP's offer of...

2005-10-31 14:17:39

By Todd Benson SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - When a little-known company from California placed a $1 billion order for Smart minicars from DaimlerChrysler last spring, the struggling auto giant said thanks, but no thanks. So the company, an environment-conscious alternative vehicles distributor called ZAP, went shopping, and found what it was looking for -- in Brazil. There, a small start-up called Obvio! was busy developing a sporty and economical minicar for export. Desperate for...

2005-10-31 09:45:00

By Todd Benson SAO PAULO, Brazil -- When a little-known company from California placed a $1 billion order for Smart minicars from DaimlerChrysler last spring, the struggling auto giant said thanks, but no thanks. So the company, an environment-conscious alternative vehicles distributor called ZAP, went shopping, and found what it was looking for -- in Brazil. There, a small start-up called Obvio! was busy developing a sporty and economical minicar for export. Desperate for lucrative minicar...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.