ZAP (ZAAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 39 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- 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.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- 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. It 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. It has operations in the US, China and UAE.

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

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
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 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
ZAP - Business Description 19
ZAP - Corporate Strategy 20
ZAP - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
ZAP - Strengths 21
Strength - Focus on Fuel Efficient Vehicles 21
Strength - Niche Market Operations 21
Strength - Sturdy Research and Development 21
ZAP - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - History of Losses 22
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns 22
ZAP - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - New Launches 23
Opportunity - Outlook for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 23
Opportunity - New Contracts 23
ZAP - Threats 24
Threat - Increasing Costs of Input 24
Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape 24
Threat - Dependence on Suppliers 24
ZAP - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Company’s Clean Technology Financial Deals and Alliances 31
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
ZAP, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Mar 06, 2014: ZAP Launches New Small EV Sedan SPARKEE for City Commuters in China 34
Section 6 – Appendix 35
Methodology 35
Ratio Definitions 35
About GlobalData 39
Contact Us 39
Disclaimer 39

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 17
ZAP, Subsidiaries 18
ZAP, Key Competitors 25
ZAP, Ratios based on current share price 26
ZAP, Annual Ratios 27
ZAP, Interim Ratios 29
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
ZAP, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 35
Capital Market Ratios 35
Equity Ratios 36
Profitability Ratios 36
Cost Ratios 37
Liquidity Ratios 37
Leverage Ratios 38
Efficiency Ratios 38

List of Figures

ZAP, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
ZAP, Ratio Charts 30
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
ZAP, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32

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