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My Dream Electric Car

December 23rd, 2020 | by George Harvey

A lot of people are not able afford today’s EVs, even used. If we are to get rid of the old, polluting cars around us, we need a new class of car for them

Where Can You Go In An EV With 1000 Miles Of Range?

December 16th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

One thing I like to do when looking at new EVs coming out is check to see how they'd perform out on the open road. How fast can you cross the country? Could you take big international trips? As the range of EVs gets better, extreme possibilities become, well, possible. What used to be extremely difficult becomes easy, and maybe even fun!

We Learned A LOT About The Aptera Today

December 9th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Today, Aptera hosted an online Q&A session, covering a variety of topics about the vehicle. In addition to its announcements from a few days ago, the company also now has a video giving us some much better views of the vehicle

Aptera Shows Off Its Development Vehicle

December 5th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

After today's announcement, Aptera Motors gave us all a peek at the first Aptera built (not counting my toy Apteras, of course — more on that below). Preorders are now open for $100

ICE Racing Can Still Teach Us Things

December 4th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Whether powered by internal combustion or batteries, racing will continue to give us all better safety, efficiency, and comfort for a long time to come

Aptera’s Green Recipe May Break Real Outlaw Speed Records

October 26th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Aptera was big news almost a decade ago, but failed to make it to production. Now, it's back and has bigger plans than ever. Not only does the company plan on building the original vehicle, but it's also aiming for 1,000 miles of range on a charge. On top of that, Aptera is hoping to add enough solar power to cover the daily driving needs of most American drivers without plugging the car in at all

Aptera Electric Car Company Rises from Its Ashes: A Rescue by the Sleeping Dragon

May 22nd, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The phoenix and a dragon is a common motif on Chinese pottery, often used as wedding gifts. Aptera (a wingless bird) is an electric car company that ceased operations in December after many setbacks, but its ideas and assets have taken flight again, purchased by the Jonway Group, a Chinese company. This might be considered an auspicious omen.

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