Aptera 2e, in Houston for Monday Night Football

Even if Aptera, the manufacturer of the 2e, has for now given up any plans to build the three-wheeler in the near future due to the lack of money, with the support of Reliant Energy and the Houston Texans, the 2e will be turned into a show-car.

The electric vehicle will be showcased at Reliant Stadium, in an attempt to popularize the adoption of electric vehicles in Houston and Texas. After all, reliant has already partnered with Japanese carmaker Nissan into trying to make Houston "a launch city for the broader use of electric vehicles."

Electric cars are the key to ending our nation’s addiction to imported oil and we believe that keeping the $400 billion per year our nation sends overseas to fuel our cars is a priority shared by every American,” David Crane NRG Energy CEO (Reliant's owner) said in a release.

Through our partnerships with great organizations like the Texans, we are working to let people know about the tremendous advancements in electric vehicles. Reliant will make using these vehicles easy and affordable with a charging network and dedicated services making electric vehicles a simple and fun alternative to fossil-fuel powered transportation - taking advantage of Texas’ leadership in zero-carbon power generation.

As we said, Aptera has nearly burned through all its money, with the development of the 2e outpacing the rate of fundraising. As a result, Aptera is now scaling back operations, awaiting for the government to give the final green light to the funding of three-wheeled vehicles.
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