The Truth About Cars » ZAP http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ZAP http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Has the Dept of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program Been a Failure? Not Really http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/has-the-dept-of-energys-advanced-technology-vehicle-manufacturing-program-been-a-failure-not-really/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/has-the-dept-of-energys-advanced-technology-vehicle-manufacturing-program-been-a-failure-not-really/#comments Sat, 18 May 2013 22:35:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488881 Critics of the current administration have pointed to the impending bankruptcy of Fisker Automotive and the recent suspension of operations at taxi maker Vehicle Production Group as examples of why the government shouldn’t be picking winners and losers in it’s zeal to promote alternative energy. The DoE effort under which those two companies received financing is […]

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Critics of the current administration have pointed to the impending bankruptcy of Fisker Automotive and the recent suspension of operations at taxi maker Vehicle Production Group as examples of why the government shouldn’t be picking winners and losers in it’s zeal to promote alternative energy. The DoE effort under which those two companies received financing is […]

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Wuxing v.v. Wuling: Fight Of Chinese Van Makers Will Be Felt In America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/wuxing-v-v-wuling-fight-of-chinese-van-makers-will-be-felt-in-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/wuxing-v-v-wuling-fight-of-chinese-van-makers-will-be-felt-in-america/#comments Mon, 21 May 2012 12:19:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445352 A fight between two makers of cheap Chinese delivery vans will spill over to America – in more ways than one. China’s Jonway is a small carmaker from Zhejiang Province. Usually known for cheap pickup trucks, Jonway launched the Wuxing onto China’s small van segment. That segment is ruled by Wuling, the company that has […]

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A fight between two makers of cheap Chinese delivery vans will spill over to America – in more ways than one. China’s Jonway is a small carmaker from Zhejiang Province. Usually known for cheap pickup trucks, Jonway launched the Wuxing onto China’s small van segment. That segment is ruled by Wuling, the company that has […]

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ZAP Still Alive, Alias Still Coming (Or Not) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/zap-still-alive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/zap-still-alive/#comments Sat, 22 Oct 2011 18:52:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415613 One of the earliest iterations of the “Low Speed Vehicle Today, World EV Domination Tomorrow” business model to emerge at the dawn of the electric car era was ZAP. But after being exposed on numerous occasions for its poor product quality, vaporware hype and stock manipulation (most infamously in this Wired story), ZAP disappeared from the EV […]

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One of the earliest iterations of the “Low Speed Vehicle Today, World EV Domination Tomorrow” business model to emerge at the dawn of the electric car era was ZAP. But after being exposed on numerous occasions for its poor product quality, vaporware hype and stock manipulation (most infamously in this Wired story), ZAP disappeared from the EV […]

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Quote Of The Day: A Sucker Born Every Minute Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/quote-of-the-day-a-sucker-born-every-minute-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/quote-of-the-day-a-sucker-born-every-minute-edition/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2010 16:10:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344340 Does Tesla’s S-1 SEC filing leave you worried about the state of EV startups? The great thing about the seamy underbelly of the EV industry is that there’s always a shadier prospect out there to make even marginal cases like Tesla look good. Our perennial favorite in the EV vapor game is ZAP, the erstwhile […]

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Does Tesla’s S-1 SEC filing leave you worried about the state of EV startups? The great thing about the seamy underbelly of the EV industry is that there’s always a shadier prospect out there to make even marginal cases like Tesla look good. Our perennial favorite in the EV vapor game is ZAP, the erstwhile […]

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