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Aptera to auction off assets to pay creditors

Aptera Motors, which said last week that it will close its doors due to lack of funding, has announced that it will auction off its assets later this month at its Carlsbad, California headquarters. The company will auction off computers, furnishings and auto-repair equipment, in order to raise funds to pay off some of Aptera’s […]

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Aptera closes its doors, CEO says investors attitude towards EV startups cooling

Startup electric-cars maker Aptera Motors has closed and will liquidate, CEO Paul Wilbur said in a statement today. He said that while Aptera had received conditional approval for a $150 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, it was unable to raise additional capital required to kick off production of its first electric car. “After […]

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Aptera refunds all customers’ deposits raising question to brand’s future

Last week, we provided a list of carmakers that currently or are in the process of producing electric vehicles for consumption. Some have the resources to pull it off while others don’t. And unfortunately, Aptera is one of those makers that don’t exactly have those resources. Just today, the small brand has just announced that […]

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Aptera 2e officially delayed until 2010

Aptera announced today that its Aptera 2e electric-car has been pushed back to 2010. “We’re making significant progress every day with product refinements, the completion of engineering and design details, and securing meaningful strategic partnerships,” said Paul Wilbur president and CEO. “However, we now have to adjust our production schedule to align with financing realities. […]

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Miscellaneous Thoughts: 41 million Americans can’t pass driving test, Fed to invest $7.5B in GMAC, Leno drives the Aptera 2e

First of all, we’d like to apologize for the delay in posts today. We were all out in upstate New York test-driving the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe (a review will be up by the end of the week). Nonetheless, we are updating you guys on everything as fast as we can.  Either way, it’s time […]

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First pre-production Aptera 2e rolls off assembly line

The first pre-production unit of the all-electric 2e from Aptera Motors rolled of the company’s Vista, California production facility today. The two-seater, three-wheel vehicle is the first of upcoming fleet of Aptera electric-cars that will be evaluated for full production in October. Equipped with a lithium-ion battery pack, the front-wheel-drive Aptera 2e allows for 200 miles-per-gallon on […]

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