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ZAP Jonway Announces First Product Roadmap Leveraging Subsidiaries’ Strengths

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The 2012 vehicle catalog for ZAP JONWAY JNZ
Focusing on New Energy Efficient Vehicles, Gasoline and Full Electric, Utilizing Common Platforms

SANTA ROSA, California – November 15, 2011 – ZAP Jonway (OTC BB: ZAAP), a designer and manufacturer of gasoline and new energy electric vehicles (EVs), after extensive strategic planning and integration development, announced its joint product roadmap for 2012. The roadmap is focused on delivering affordable and technologically competitive new gasoline and EV models that address the growing market demand.

Dr. Priscilla Lu, Chairman of ZAP Jonway, stated: “The new ZAP Jonway models planned for delivery in 2012 maximize the strengths of both subsidiaries, ZAP and Jonway Auto. The new models utilize the experience base and the combined resources from both subsidiaries to accelerate the new EV models’ time to market, while maintaining the originally planned introduction of Jonway’s new gasoline models to the market in 2012.  The new JNZ product line is designed to address EV platform requirements while remaining adaptable to either gasoline or an electric power train.”

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ZAP Alias 0-60 Acceleration, 60-0 Braking Test in #PIAXP Knockout Stage at MIS

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The 0-60 acceleration and 60-0 braking test is pretty straight forward for the ZAP Alias in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Knockout Stage. The only problem is that Consumer Reports told Al Unser Jr. he was going 57 MPH when the Alias hit the sensor pad for the braking test. What does he do? The next time Al makes sure he’s over 60 MPH by aiming for 70 MPH at the sensor pad and the Alias still stops before the cones.