ZAP annonced a one-month record sales in August at $737,000, which nearly doubles their sales form August of 2007.
In contrast, conventional auto industry sales for the US fell 15.5% compared with August of last year but rose 10% from July, the worst month in 16 years, Autodata Corp. reported to the Associated Press. Ford reported August sales were down 26.5% from August 2007. GM said its August sales were down 20%. Chrysler LLC said its U.S. sales fell more than 34% last month.