Delegations of the state of Ohio visited Powerzinc in Shanghai

===August 26, 2005 ===

Shanghai-on August 26, 2005, a group of delegations from International Trade Division of the state of Ohio visited Powerzinc Shanghai, including the Managing Director of the State of Ohio Office of East and Southeast Asia ¨C Ms. Shirley Co, the Director ¨C Mr. Kirk B. Merritt, the Deputy Director ¨C Mr. Steven Schoeny, and the Mission Coordinator ¨C Mr. Randolph S. Hochstetter.  This is a continuation of Powerzinc¡¯s continuous efforts of expanding its operations in the State.  Early this year, Powerzinc visited Ohio to discuss possibilities of establishing a manufacturing plant as a part of development of the fuel cell industry. 

During  visit, Powerzinc demonstrated its zinc air fuel cell electric bus, motorcycle and bicycle, and the delegations were having good time on test-driving the vehicles.   

The delegations were very impressed by the achievements of Powerzinc, and agreed that Powerzinc had led a beginning of the new industry. Mr.Merritt said the Powerzinc¡¯s E-bus is not just a demo, this E-bus is really a product, no difference with ordinary diesel-powered bus.  It is much valuable as the increasing of the oil price nowadays. After the meeting, the delegations indicated that they will report to the governor of Ohio State about this meeting and demonstration with Powerzinc in Shanghai, so both parties could have further discussion regarding the demonstrations arrangement in Ohio in the near future.




 About Powerzinc

Powerzinc Electric, Inc. is a California-based Hi-Tech company. It is dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of advanced zinc-air fuel cells and entire manufacture facilities, along with fuel cells refuel service platform. Through years of R&D, Powerzinc has achieved significant breakthroughs in zinc-air fuel cell technology and developed the high power, large energy, long-lasting, low cost and environment-friendly power and energy source. Its innovative products - DQFC series of zinc-air fuel cells with creative design and process technology is a totally renewable energy for electric vehicles and various other applications today.


About Powerzinc Electric (Shanghai), Inc

In Shanghai, China, Powerzinc has established a zinc-air fuel cell manufacturing and service model plant to commercialize the technology and its products. The plant is ready for commercial-scale production. The Company has started supplying DQFC series zinc-air fuel cells to manufacturers of Electric Bicycles and Electric Scooters. In the near future, the new series of DQFC zinc-air fuel cells for Electric Buses, Defense and Security, Communication and other applications will be available to the commercial market soon to satisfy the real highly growing demand anywhere in the world.




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