ZAP has a strategic business plan in collaboration with Lotus Engineering to create a line of advanced technology vehicles to meet the demand for energy efficient and alternative fuel vehicles, including a high performance electric vehicle called ZAP-X (pictured).
SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP), a leader in advanced automotive technologies, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Schneider will present at the 3rd Annual Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. Next-Generation Energy Conference (NGE) on May 15, 2007 at 1:00 PM. This event will be held at Le Parker Meridien in New York City, 118 W. 57th Street.
Schneider plans to talk about the advance in electric automobile acceptance and ZAP's position in the sector. ZAP introduced the XEBRA, an innovative electric city-car and truck last year. ZAP has a strategic business plan in collaboration with Lotus Engineering to create a line of advanced technology vehicles to meet the demand for energy efficient and alternative fuel vehicles, including a high performance electric vehicle called ZAP-X.
As a premier investment bank with a dedicated NGE practice, Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. initiated equity research coverage three years ago on fast- growing companies that develop and commercialize key NGE technology areas for a cleaner economy -- such as solar power, alternative fuels, fuel cells, energy storage, grid optimization, efficient lighting and environmental technologies.
About Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. and MCF Corporation
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More information about the conference can be found at: http://www.merrimanco.com/
ZAP has been a leader in advanced transportation technologies since 1994, delivering over 90,000 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.
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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.