California-based Zap says it has wholesale purchase orders totaling more than $2.98 million for the U.S.-bound Smart ForTwo. The electric vehicle producer says it plans to have more than 150 dealer outlets selling the vehicle in the U.S. by second-quarter 2005. Zap says it also is in discussions with a number of governmental and corporate fleet customers interested in buying 100 or more of the cars by the end of this year. (See related story: Zap Receives 100-Unit Block Order for Smart) ...

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