Renewable Energy Stocks Sector Close-Up on Electric Vehicles and Green Automotive Stocks

The Global Drive for Electric Vehicles; How ZAP, Tanfield Group Plc, GM, Zenn, Bolloré and Google are Driving a Global Shift.

Point Roberts, WA, January 16, 2008 --(, a leading investor news and research portal for the renewable energy sector within, presents a sector close-up on Electric Vehicles and green automotive stocks. From the Consumer Electronics Show, where GM showcased electric vehicles, to the Detroit Auto Show, the color for cars this year is “green” and electric vehicles are getting their share of attention. The market for electric vehicles is going global, with the number of players on the rise.

Venture Beat just published an article looking at "27 electric cars companies ready to take over the road" including ZAP’s, Xebra Sedan and Zenn Motor’s, Zenn.

ZENN Motor Company, a Canadian based manufacturer of electric vehicles, announced in November that Transport Canada had confirmed that its 100% electric, “ZENN" vehicle met and/or exceeded all standards of Canada's low-speed vehicle class.

"The interest ZAP has been receiving for its electric car business has been global," said ZAP CEO Steve Schneider. "In the next two weeks ZAP has meetings with potential partners, technology companies, banks, investors, and distribution partners on four continents. There is so much interest we are discussing branching out of passenger cars into other vehicles like trucking and public transportation."

Schneider noted that he has meetings to further a new joint venture with Youngman Automotive, one of China's largest manufacturers of buses and trucks. He is also traveling to Dubai, where ZAP recently formalized a relationship with Al-Yousuf Automotive, one of the largest automotive distributors in The Middle East.

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About Featured Showcase Company, Electric car pioneer ZAP:
ZAP has been a leader in advanced transportation technologies since 1994, delivering over 100,000 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 has a joint venture to manufacture electric and hybrid vehicles with Youngman Automotive Group, one of China's leading manufacturers of buses and trucks. ZAP is developing a high-performance crossover SUV electric car concept called ZAP-X engineered by Lotus Engineering. ZAP is also developing a new generation of vehicles using advanced nanotech batteries with Advanced Battery Technologies. The Company recently announced a strategic partnership with Dubai-based Al Yousuf Group to expand its international vehicle distribution. ZAP also makes an innovative, new portable energy technology that manages power for mobile electronics from cell phones to laptops.

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Dawn Van Zant 800.665.0411
Source:, ZAP, Tanfield Group Plc

Dawn Van Zant