ZAPWORLD.COM Signs Agreement for STAR WARS Electric Scooter
3 November 1999
ZAPWORLD.COM Signs Agreement for STAR WARS Electric ScooterSEBASTOPOL, Calif.--Nov. 2, 1999--Electric vehicle maker ZAPWORLD.COM (OTCBB:ZAPP) announced today it has signed an exclusive license agreement with Lucasfilm Ltd. for a new electric scooter which depicts the Battle Droid STAP vehicle from this year's number one motion picture Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.
The Battle Droid STAP (Single Troop Aerial Platform) scooter is based on ZAP's folding electric scooter called the ZAPPY(tm), a 35 lb. folding electric scooter you ride while standing. The scooter uses an electric drive system with a 12-volt rechargeable battery that can propel the scooter at bicycle speeds for several miles before recharging. Includes a household automatic battery charger. The STAP electric scooter is now available exclusively through F.A.O. Schwarz. To see and purchase a Battle Droid STAP scooter, visit the F.A.O. Schwarz website at www.faoschwarz.com or peruse their Christmas catalog.
A recognized leader in the U.S. electric vehicle market, ZAP recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. The company manufactures several models of electric bikes, scooters, motorcycles and other electric vehicles. ZAP is publicly owned with stock trading under the symbol ZAPP. For complete purchasing, franchising and shareholder information, visit www.zapworld.com or call 1-800-251-4555.
Note to Editors: See a picture of the new scooter at http://www.zapworld.com/news/news_star_wars.html.)