As the federal government’s purchasing agent, GSA connects federal purchasers with the most cost-effective and high-quality commercial products and services, according to its website. The GSA Schedule procurement system provides streamlined access to specialized industry partners. Founded in 1949, GSA influences the management of $24 billion in federal assets, including 8,600 government-owned or leased buildings and 213,000 vehicles, based on recent reports.
Over the past year the company has been supplying its Zaptruck XL to multiple federal and state agencies, including the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Military. GSA qualification expedites the acquisition process and is an endorsement that would facilitate sale of ZAP’s vehicles to government agencies, enhance market visibility and market access.
ZAP is one of the world’s oldest electric vehicle providers, having delivered over 117,000 of a broad range of vehicles to more than 75 countries since 1994. ZAP is an innovator of electric motorcycles, scooters and ATVs. The Santa Rosa, California based company supplies some of the only electric city-speed cars and trucks in production today and is leveraging its accrued technology know-how in developing a cost effective high-speed electric car called the ZAP Alias.