Randy May Family in Hillsboro Oregon

August 29, 2008

ZAP ELECTRIC CARS TO BE MADE IN USA??

Filed under: Electric Vehicles — rmay4 @ 5:33 am
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According to Reporter Nancy Rodriguez

Kentucky officials have approved an incentive package that they hope will bring an electric car plant potentially employing thousands of workers to Simpson County, south of Bowling Green.Integrity Manufacturing of Bullitt County has been offered this package and hopes final agreement will come soon.

The

Kentucky approved a package that would give Integrity Manufacturing $48 million in tax credits to build an $84 million electric vehicle plant in Simpson CountyKentucky approved a package that would give Integrity Manufacturing $48 million in tax credits to build an $84 million electric vehicle plant in Simpson County

.Gov. Beshear issued an executive order Aug. 5 allowing low-speed electric vehicles on many of the state’s roads. This was a move to attract ZAP, now based in

Calif. and building cars in China to choose Kentucky as their US mfg home.Calif. and building cars in China to choose Kentucky as their US mfg home.

 

Spokespersons for Integrity said Integrity and ZAP plan to announce the plant’s location in Aug 2008 and begin producing battery-powered vehicles there by the end of 2009.

Here is ZAP’s site: http://www.zapworld.com/

Courier Journals link: http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080816/NEWS01/80816011/

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