January 05, 2007 14:00 ET

ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) Showcases New Electric Vehicles to International Material Handling Industry in Chicago

New Electric Truck and Personal Transporter on Display at ProMat 2007, January 8-11 in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 5, 2007 -- Advanced technology vehicle pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) is showcasing its new electric vehicles at ProMat 2007, one of the world's premiere events in the material handling industry, January 8-11 in Chicago.

ZAP will be featuring electric vehicles with the ability to serve a multitude of functions within the material handling industry, including its new ZAP XEBRA Truck and ZAPPY3 PRO personal transporter. ZAP markets a catalog of innovative electric and alternative fuel vehicles for a wide range of applications on its website,

"It's all about green-tech," said ZAP Director of Power Systems Melissa Brandao. "ZAP's electric vehicles offer unprecedented value to material handling operations by lower fueling, maintenance and overall operating costs. This will be the first time that industry professionals can see for themselves the versatility of ZAP vehicles."

Tens of thousands material handling and logistics buyers from more than 80 countries will arrive at Chicago's McCormick Place South to attend ProMat 2007. ZAP will be exhibiting along with over 700 companies covering 300,000 net square feet on one show floor -- exhibits that feature manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, logistics and IT solutions for the supply chain. The Show's accompanying Educational Conference will offer industry expertise on the latest productivity innovations. For more information, visit

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. ZAP has entered the alternative energy market with the introduction of its Portable Energy products that manage power for mobile electronic devices. For more information, visit

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