Day: March 2, 2021

Aptera EV Trike Gets Big Bucks, Inches Closer to Production

  • Aptera, the startup aiming to make a three-wheeled electric vehicle, just got $4 million in funding.
  • That brings it closer to actual production, slated for the end of 2021.
  • The ultra-efficient three-wheeled two-seater promises 1000 miles of range.

    Electric-trike maker Aptera finally has what it needs to really get going: money. Last week the company announced it had closed on $4 million in Series A funding. “Aptera’s continued momentum has now garnered it over 7000 vehicle reservations in just over two months, totaling a quarter-billion in orders,” the company’s news section read.

    It goes on to say Aptera has moved into a new production design facility in the tony Sorrento Valley area of San Diego, just east of La Jolla. (Aside: Dr. Seuss lived in La Jolla and would probably have approved of the Aptera’s shape.)

    The shape, like everything on the vehicle, is squeezed for efficiency. It has

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