ZAP (ZAAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
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- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


ZAP is one of the leading electric and advanced technology vehicles manufacturers in the US. The company develops and produces electric, advanced technology and fuel efficient and environment friendly vehicles with zero percent air pollution. ZAP operates an ISO 9000 certified production manufacturing facility for the mass production of electric vehicle products including, Jonway automotive products: gasoline model, and ZAP automotive products: electric vehicles. Its automotive product line includes the gas fueled A380 Five-Door SUV and the A380 Three-Door SUV; and automotive product line includes the all-electric E-380 SUV and the E-38.

ZAP Key Recent Developments

Mar 06, 2014: ZAP Launches New Small EV Sedan SPARKEE for City Commuters in China

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Table Of Contents

ZAP (ZAAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company 6
ZAP - Key Facts 6
ZAP - Key Employees 7
ZAP - Key Employee Biographies 8
ZAP - Major Products and Services 9
ZAP - History 10
ZAP - Company Statement 13
ZAP - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
ZAP - Business Description 16
ZAP - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
ZAP - Strengths 17
Strength - Broad Products Portfolio 17
Strength - Niche Market Operations 17
Strength - Research and Development 17
ZAP - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - History of Losses 17
Weakness - Limited Liquidity 18
ZAP - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Huge Potential in the Emerging Markets 18
Opportunity - New Launches 18
Opportunity - Outlook for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 18
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition 19
ZAP - Threats 19
Threat - Increasing Costs of Input 19
Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape 19
ZAP - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 - Company's Clean Technology Financial Deals and Alliances 26
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 26
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 27
ZAP, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 29
Mar 06, 2014: ZAP Launches New Small EV Sedan SPARKEE for City Commuters in China 29
Section 6 - Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

ZAP, Key Facts 6
ZAP, Key Employees 7
ZAP, Key Employee Biographies 8
ZAP, Major Products and Services 9
ZAP, History 10
ZAP, Other Locations 14
ZAP, Subsidiaries 14
ZAP, Key Competitors 20
ZAP, Ratios based on current share price 21
ZAP, Annual Ratios 22
ZAP, Interim Ratios 24
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 26
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 27
ZAP, Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

ZAP, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 23
ZAP, Ratio Charts 25
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 26
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 27

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