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Aptera claims enough crowdfunding to make solar EV

Green Car Reports

Aptera claims to have raised enough money in a recent crowdfunding campaign to start production of its solar-assisted three-wheeled EV, but the company is still far from assured of success.

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Aptera shows solar EV is closer to production, omits timeline

Green Car Reports

Aptera this week gave an update on its solar-assisted EV, but still hasn't provided a firm timeline for production. The Aptera 3-wheeler uses integrated solar panels to boost range up to 1,000 miles in some versions, with enough power to outrun some sports cars, Aptera has claimed.

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Mercedes eSprinter review, Aptera funding, Tesla California sales, EV crash course: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Aptera says it has enough money to push ahead with production. Mercedes’ eSprinter previews passenger vans and more. Tesla tops the sales charts in California by a long shot. And is 90 minutes enough to school dealerships on EVs? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Aptera solar EV Launch Edition: 400-mile range, no Supercharging yet

Green Car Reports

Aptera on Friday detailed the Launch Edition configuration of its 3-wheeled EV, which the company hopes to begin producing by the end of 2023. While Aptera has shown multiple powertrain and range options, Launch Edition.

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Aptera secures multi-million dollar supply deal and investment for solar EV battery packs

Electrek

As Aptera Motors looks to reach its long-sought scaled solar EV production milestone, it has secured a tier-1 battery supplier and a hefty investment from Korean manufacturer CTNS. more… The post Aptera secures multi-million dollar supply deal and investment for solar EV battery packs appeared first on Electrek.

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Solar EVs appear closer than ever – Aptera shows off production-intent build process [Video]

Electrek

Fresh off a successful crowdfunding program to gain capital and secure slots for its first 2,000 solar EV builds, Aptera Motors is offering a peek at its production-intent design currently being finalized in Italy. See more in the video below.

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Aptera Forges Strategic Alliance with CTNS to Build Battery Packs for its Solar EV

Electric Cars Report

Aptera Motors takes a critical step towards its goal to reach scaled production of its transformative solar EV with the establishment of a strategic alliance with CTNS.

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