SoCalTech is reporting that Aptera Motors has filed information regarding new funding coming in to the company. According to the report, Aptera has raised an additional $9.8 million to help produce its lightweight Aptera 2e vehicle. Six investors have reportedly chosen to put their funds behind Aptera in the latest round of financial support for the company. The company has not released an official announcement regarding the new funding and the names of the investors have not been disclosed at t
The Aptera Typ-1 asks a lot of questions of the car-buying public. Are you ready for a flightless bird vehicle? Do you know the difference between the legal crash test requirements of a three-wheeled versus a four-wheeled vehicle? Do you like the new design Oh, and did we mention the 230 mpge of the prototype?
Out of the 60+ teams signed up to potentially participate in the Progressive Automotive X Prize, there were four teams that brought cars to the big announcement at the New York Auto Show last week. One team we would have liked to see was Aptera with their Type I three-wheeler. But the vehicle was a no-show. But, and here's the crazy rumor part, a little bird told me that the reason for the absence was that the car was involved in some way with the new Star Trek movie. The look certainly fits and
AutoblogGreen has had our share of stories on Aptera and the company's upcoming 300 mph space-like vehicle. But we understand that more information is just a click away for everyone, and so we thought you'd like to know about an interview Gizmag posted with the Aptera Co-Founder & CEO, Steve Fambro (AutoblogGreen spoke with Fambro in October). ABG reader Sayyad pointed this out for us, and says it "is worth the read, and makes a lot more sense than Aptera's website." He's not kidding about t