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Electric Car Nürburgring Lap Champions Set New Record On Ice

Electric Car Nürburgring Lap Champions Set New Record On Ice

Unless you live in one of the more northern states -- or spend a lot of time in snow-covered mountains -- the idea of driving on ice might fill you with a sense of foreboding doom. Especially if that ice happens to be covering a very large expanse of water. Enter former Automotive X-Prize entrants... read more

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Aptera 2e development prototype at company offices in Vista, California

Aptera Struggles Toward Production Of 3-Wheel Electric Car, Maybe

One of the most remarkable--and most delayed--of the promised new generation of electric cars is the three-wheeled Aptera 2e. The unusual, highly aerodynamic vehicle was... read more May 19, 2011 by 4


 
Aptera 2e

Aptera Ditches San Diego As Home of Electric Car Factory, Blames Economics

Remember Aptera, the plucky San Diego firm responsible for the three wheeled Aptera 2e electric car which resembles an airplane but is technically a motorcycle? After the... read more May 18, 2011 by 10


 
Li-Ion Motors Wave II, Progressive Automotive X-Prize winner.

Will Auto X-Prize $2.5m Build Electric Cars, Or Pay Lawyers?

What do you do when a major publication publishes an expose on the firm you’d crowned winners of a competition you’d been running, asking if the winner was even... read more October 29, 2010 by 3


 
Aptera 2e during Automotive X-Prize handling tests, from Consumer Reports video on YouTube

After The Auto X-Prize, What Next For Aptera's Electric Car?

 Will video and time kill the Aptera star? Will Detroit? Or will the Auto X-Prize pull the final punch? As the field has been whittled down from 136 to just 9 contenders for... read more August 2, 2010 by 14


 
Aptera 2e, photo by Jason H. Harper

Electric Vehicles Rule 100MPGe Auto X-Prize, Fighting For $10m Prize

 While Nissan and Chevrolet fight it out to become the number one consumer electric vehicle of 2010, six electric vehicle companies most consumers will have never heard of... read more July 27, 2010 by 1


 
Aptera 2e during Automotive X-Prize handling tests, from Consumer Reports video on YouTube

Aptera ‘Fixes’ Door-Opens-When-Cornering Issue, Puts 2e on Diet

It's the start of the month, which means it's time for another newsletter from Aptera, the company struggling against the odds to launch its ultra-aerodynamic... read more June 2, 2010 by 10


 
Aptera 2e during Automotive X-Prize handling tests, from Consumer Reports video on YouTube

Aptera Grits Its Teeth, Glosses Over Auto X-Prize 2e Handling Issue

Optimism is a useful thing for a startup company, maybe even a requirement. But the April newsletter from Aptera Motors, which is struggling to launch its ultra-aerodynamic... read more May 4, 2010 by 9


 

 
 

 
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