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Closed Date12/2011
Closed URLforbes.com/sites/...

General Information

Websiteaptera.com
Twitter@ApteraMotors
CategoryAutomotive
Emailcustomerservice@A...
Employees
Founded2003

Offices

Headquarters
2778 Loker Ave W
Carlsbad, CA, 92010
USA

People

CEO, Co-founder
SVP, Program Management & Manufacturing
COO, Co-founder

Funding

TOTAL $33.8M
FUNDING TOTAL $33.8M
Series C, 7/2008
Google
Idealab
$24M
Venture Round, 4/2010
NRG Energy
$9.8M
DEBT TOTAL $2.5M
Debt, 7/2011
$2.5M

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Aptera Closed down on December, 2011

Aptera

Aptera Motors is a maker of high-efficiency vehicles. Aptera’s first product, a three-wheeled two-seater named the Typ-1, is currently under development and the company is accepting pre-orders from California residents. The claimes a long-range fuel efficiency of the hybrid model of 130 mpg at 55 mph, A higher figure of just over 300 mpg is used for shorter (approximately 100 mile) trips, where the pre-charged batteries are able to run the hybrid vehicle for approximately the first 60 miles.

Aptera Motors claims the Typ-1 accelerates from 0–60 mph in less than 10 seconds with a top speed over 85 mph. They have set the price at $26,900 for the all-electric Aptera Local (formerly the Typ-1e, and $29,900 for the plug-in hybrid Aptera Everywhere.

Via: WP

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Typ-1

Added: 5/28/08

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Above: Aptera Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 3/18/09

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Sources

  1. Aptera Raises $24M for Electric Car Production (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  2. Aptera: New Funds, A123 Batteries, & Betting It All on Federal Aid (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  3. Aptera raises $2.25M in debt, restructuring (gigaom.com) [edit]
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