Zap, which specializes in electric scooters and economy cars, is jumping into the sports car market.
The Santa Rosa, Calif.-based company will try to bring an electric sports car to the market by the end of 2008 built around the APX, a concept car developed by England's Lotus Engineering. Lotus designed the APX to accommodate a gas-powered V6.
Zap said its car will go 350 miles before a charge, significantly farther than either the Tesla Roadster or the car from Wrightspeed, two other electric cars.
The car will only cost $60,000, said ZAP CEO Steve Schneider. The … Read more