Tagged with 'aptera'

Epic Torq EV sits unloved on eBay with $58,000 price tag

Published: August 8, 2013

commentNo Comments

Epic Torq EV sits unloved on eBay with $58,000 price tag thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in Perhaps the base price for the Epic Torq Roadster EV is a bit high. The eye-catching electric vehicle officially starts at $65,000, but a recent example was listed on eBay for the low, low price of $57,985.


Report: Zaptera says Aptera USA will push on with gas, electric versions of three-wheel vehicle

Published: June 11, 2013

commentNo Comments

Report: Zaptera says Aptera USA will push on with gas, electric versions of three-wheel vehicle thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , MPG , Aptera The never-ending attempted flight of the Aptera three-wheel design continues. After years of struggles and a bankruptcy in 2011 , the Aptera assets were revived last year by a Chinese company, Zap Jonway. Zaptera USA, which now owns the Aptera Motors assets, has announced that Aptera will be split into two companies.


Official: Epic EV delivers first Torq Roadster to former Tesla exec

Published: April 12, 2013

commentNo Comments

Official: Epic EV delivers first Torq Roadster to former Tesla exec thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Lightweight , USA Finally, success! Chris Anthony has been trying to launch a three-wheeled electric vehicle for years now – first, with the ill-fated Aptera Motors , which he co-founded, and now with his own Epic EV .


Aptera to phoenix as Aptera USA, plans to deliver in 2013

Published: May 3, 2012

commentNo Comments

Aptera to phoenix as Aptera USA, plans to deliver in 2013 thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , Aptera , USA Sometimes 1 + 1 ≠ 2.


Aptera employees smash vehicles after company closes?

Published: December 8, 2011

commentNo Comments

Aptera employees smash vehicles after company closes? thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Aptera , Videos Four videos have surfaced showing what is understood to be the destructive aftermath following news of Aptera’s closure last week . Without knowing for certain what’s happening, the videos appear to depict employees (or former employees) laughing as they trash prototype bodyshells of the three-wheeled, hyper-efficient vehicle. Using a forklift, the people in the videos crush a bodyshell against the wall, drop on from on high and then put it into a dumpster.


Aptera pulls the plug

Published: December 3, 2011

commentNo Comments

Aptera pulls the plug thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Aptera Just over a month ago, Aptera was promising rebirth with Aptera 2.0 . The promise will not be kept. Today, the company announced it is closing its doors, effective immediately


Aptera moving to Midwest to produce 2e

Published: August 16, 2011

commentNo Comments

Aptera moving to Midwest to produce 2e thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Aptera Aptera may have recently refunded all deposits , but that doesn’t mean the company itself is gone. Following up on recent news that it is looking at facilities outside of California , Aptera today announced that it has settled on one of four possible states, all in the Midwest, as possible new locations for a manufacturing facility: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio or Wisconsin


Down, but not out: Aptera raises much-needed $2.25 million

Published: July 16, 2011

commentNo Comments

Down, but not out: Aptera raises much-needed $2.25 million thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Aptera , USA 2010 Aptera 2e – Click above for high-res image gallery Reserving an Aptera 2e is, at this point in time, not an option , but that doesn’t necessarily mean that Aptera itself is out of the game. According to GigaOM , the three-wheeled electric automaker is not bankrupt and, in fact, just raised $2.25 million of a planned $3 million by selling securities in its latest effort to get more funds. This ain’t no hoax, as Aptera’s Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission verifies the number


Aptera seeking manucfacturing facility outside of California

Published: May 20, 2011

commentNo Comments

Aptera seeking manucfacturing facility outside of California thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Aptera , USA 2010 Aptera 2e – Click above for high-res image gallery Remember Aptera ? Well, after the 2e ‘s struggles at last year’s Automotive X-Prize competition, Aptera went silent. Now, in Aptera’s latest newsletter, the automaker’s intentions to relocate have surfaced


Electric motor maker Remy International files for $100M IPO

Published: March 28, 2011

commentNo Comments

Electric motor maker Remy International files for $100M IPO thumbnail

Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid Last Friday, auto parts maker Remy International Inc. filed with U.S


Next Page »