Aptera Gets a Second Chance, Plans on Delivering Vehicles in 2013

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Aptera Gets a Second Chance, Plans on Delivering Vehicles in 2013
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The Aptera 2e, a funky three-wheeling electric car, has had a funky history. Originally founded in 2006, Aptera closed its doors in 2010 after not being able to gather enough funding to stay alive. Prior to its closing however, Aptera employees destroyed the 2e bodies making us believe that we would never hear or see… Continue Reading...

Aptera Employees Destroy Prototype Electric Vehicles On Camera

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  Maybe the staff at Aptera watched the printer-smashing scene in Office Space too many times and felt like taking some frustration out on inanimate objects. Whatever their reason the video footage of their antics is creating a stir. Last Sunday we reported that Aptera, the environmentally focused startup responsible for building funky-looking 3-wheeled EVs… Continue Reading...

Aptera Motors Closes Its Doors, Three-Wheel EV Won’t Become Reality

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Aptera Motors Closes Its Doors, Three-Wheel EV Won’t Become Reality
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Aptera’s visionary three-wheeled, two-seat electric vehicle will never become a reality as the company unfortunately announced that it closed its door effective December 2nd. The reasoning behind it – as it is often for many companies – was that Aptera ran out of resources. Paul Wilbur, President and CEO of Aptera Motors disclosed the company’s… Continue Reading...

Aptera Suffers Handling Issues at X-Prize Test Track

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For many, the Aptera 2e is a glimpse into the future of cars, and a frontrunner for the Automotive X-Prize. For those who don’t know, Progressive Insurance sponsors the $10 Million X-Prize, which will be awarded to the first company to produce a near-production vehicle that can achieve 100 miles per gallon. At Michigan International… Continue Reading...