September 21, 2006 15:24 ET

New ZAP Electric Car Introduced at Sacramento ZEV Symposium

State ZEV Tech Symposium Explores Alternative Fuel Vehicles, September 25-27, Test-Drives Available

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 21, 2006 -- A new production electric car called the XEBRA from automotive pioneer ZAP (NYSE Arca: ZP) will appear before California regulators participating in the 2006 Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Technology Symposium in Sacramento, September 25-27. The new all-electric ZAP XEBRA PK and Sedan will be on display to the public, research and industry representatives and available for test-drives.

WHAT:    ZAP electric car showcased in Sacramento for the first time at
         the California Air Resources Board Zero Emission Vehicle
         Technology Symposium

WHEN:    Monday through Wednesday, September 25 to 27
         Monday 1 - 6 PM, Tuesday - Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM

WHERE:   Cal/EPA Headquarters - 1001-I Street, Sacramento, CA

WHY:     Electric vehicles are now available for sale through licensed
         dealers of independent auto manufacturer and distributor ZAP

         New ZAP XEBRA electric car designed as an affordable alternative
         for gas cars, plugs into household 110v outlet

WHO:     ZAP Chairman Gary Starr and ZAP representatives

VISUALS: ZAP electric car on display and available for test-drives

INFO:    ZAP Contact: Alex Campbell, (707) 525-8658 x 241.

         California ZEV Technology Symposium
         (916) 445-6012

About ZAP

ZAP has been a leader in advanced transportation technologies since 1994, delivering over 90,000 vehicles to consumers in more than 75 countries. ZAP is at the forefront of fuel-efficient transportation with new technologies including energy efficient gas systems, hydrogen, electric, fuel cell, alcohol, hybrid and other innovative power systems. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that relate to future plans or projected results of ZAP are 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "PSLRA"), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the PSLRA, and all such statements fall under the 'safe harbor' provisions of the PSLRA. ZAP's actual results may vary materially from those described in any 'forward-looking statement' due to, among other possible reasons, the continued acceptance of ZAP's products, increased levels of competition, new products and technological changes, ZAP's dependence on third-party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and the realization of any of the other risks described in ZAP's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB, or in any of ZAP's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    ZAP Contact:
    Alex Campbell
    (707) 525-8658 x 241

    California ZEV Technology Symposium
    (916) 445-6012