ZERO/SPORTS has set up Electric Vehicle R&D Department in 1998 with a vision for the future of automotive industry. In December of 2000, ZERO/SPORTS electric formula car achieved the second fastest record of 276.6km/h (the national record in Japan), only after GM’s record of 293km/h.
In September 2003, ZERO/SPORTS released Elexceed RS, one-seater electric vehicle, and became the 17th largest auto maker in Japan, recognized by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. In 2004, ZERO/SPORTS donated Series type hybrid vehicle for Aichi Expo. In June 2005, Elexceed RS with high performance Lithium ion was released, as ZERO/SPORTS continues to seek for creative customizing solutions while coexisting with the nature.
EDO Performance is the sole distributor for ZERO/SPORTS in North America.