Kentucky considers three-wheel electric car

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY — As Kentucky politicians tout a three-wheeled electric car as a financial boon to the state and their gas price-weary constituents, an industry analyst suggests they use caution.

Two Republican state senators urged Gov. Steve Beshear Wednesday to sign an executive order allowing the use of three-wheeled electric vehicles on Kentucky roads except interstates in hopes of landing a ZAP electric-car factory for Integrity Manufacturing in Bullitt County that might employ up to 1,000 people.

But some skeptics say the Santa Rosa, Calif.,-based ZAP, which currently makes the Zero Air Pollution cars in China, has a history of over-promising and under-delivering.

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