Arotech’s Electric Fuel Joins International Zinc Consortium with Focus on Electric Vehicles for 2008 Beijing Olympics

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artx_logo.gifArotech Corporation (ARTX) announced today that its Electric Fuel subsidiary is one of the founders of the recently formed Zinc Energy Storage Technology (ZEST) Consortium. Launched in March 2005, the Consortium’s declared aim is to enable the market for zinc-energy storage technology to realize its full potential. The Consortium will initially focus on the electric vehicle market in Asia. In preparation for the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, which China in its successful bid to the International Olympic Committee declared would be a “Green Olympics,” China has committed to employing 1,000 environmentally clean buses for transportation of athletes to and from sporting venues, and Consortium members are bidding to supply at least part of this fleet. [ more ]


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