Funding Received
$36.3 Million in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$2.5 Million Debt Financing on July 13, 2011
Headquarters:
Carlsbad, CA
Description:
Aptera Motors manufactures vehicles and developed the Typ-1, a three-wheeled, two-seater vehicle.
Founders:
Chris Anthony, Steve Fambro
Categories:
Automotive
Website:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2011/12/02/electric-car-startup-aptera-shuts-down/

Company Details

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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

Past Team (3)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $36.3M

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Offices/Locations (1)

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    2778 Loker Ave W

    Carlsbad, CA 92010

    USA

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