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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 Unveils Production-Intent Launch Edition

Electric Cars Report

Aptera announced on Friday its Launch Edition, the first series of over 40,000 orders for a fleet of ultra-efficient vehicles that will bring solar mobility and freedom from the grid a reality. Aptera’s Launch Edition was created with one purpose in mind — energy efficiency.

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Aptera partners with Elaphe for in-wheel-motor technology

Green Car Congress

The rebooted Aptera Motors has teamed with Elaphe Propulsion Technologies on a long-range, volume production electric vehicle powered by in-wheel motors. Aptera, initially known as Accelerated Composites, formed in 2005 to bring highly efficient, three-wheeled vehicles to the market ( earlier post ), went out of business in 2011.

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1000-mile Aptera solar EV will get Italian carbon-fiber body

Green Car Reports

The Aptera solar-assisted EV will get a carbon-fiber composite body from the same supplier used by supercar makers, to aid in its quest for 1,000 miles of real-world range. Aptera recently announced an agreement with Italy's C.P.C. Group for supply of bodywork.

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Aptera to begin production of Launch Edition EV


Aptera Motors announced plans to start production of its Launch Edition EV, which is equipped with around 700 watts of proprietary solar technology and powers up to 40 miles per day with solar energy. In October, Aptera announced the production of solar cells for its hyper-efficient EV. Your feedback is welcome.

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Aptera solar EV will be first to get Openpilot driver-assist tech

Green Car Reports

Aptera will integrate the Openpilot driver-assistance system with its electric three-wheeler, giving the vehicle, which is classified as an autocycle, tech similar to passenger cars.

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Aptera Partners With Italian Composites Manufacturer To Accelerate Production

CleanTechnica EVs

Aptera is doing things very differently from other vehicle manufacturers. It doesn’t take a deep dive on the vehicle’s design and technology to know this, because Aptera’s vehicles are obviously very different.

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