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4,000 Ky. Jobs Zapped

It appears 4,000 jobs that were scheduled to come to Kentucky, aren't.

An accountant for Integrity Manufacturing tells the Courier-Journal the company ran out of money.

The company had planned to build a plant in Simpson County to construct electric cars, called ZAP cars.

ZAP stands for Zero Air Pollution.

Company officials broke ground on the 85 million dollar facility in August and hundreds of people had already called, hoping to gain employment.

The company's building in Bullitt County that once housed two hundred workers is now closed.

Last year, Governor Beshear signed an executive order that allows ZAP cars to travel on Kentucky roads, provided the posted speed limit is 45 miles per hour or less.


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