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Aptera Gamma Received the AirShaper Treatment to Have a 7% Drag Reduction
Aptera Gamma Received the AirShaper Treatment to Have a 7% Drag Reduction

23 Sep 2022, 19:45 UTC / AirShaper’s CEO told us that, If it was not for design and manufacturing concerns, the aerodynamic improvements could have reduced drag by 15%

 
Lightyear 0 Will Be the World's Most Aerodynamic Production EV Until the Aptera Arrives
Lightyear 0 Will Be the World's Most Aerodynamic Production EV Until the Aptera Arrives

15 Sep 2022, 09:30 UTC / The last time we checked, the Aptera had a drag coefficient of 0.13, while the Lightyear 0 presents a 0.175 figure, the best one for a four-wheeled vehicle.

 
Aptera Gamma Solar Electric Three-Wheeler Prototype Unveiled in San Diego
Aptera Gamma Solar Electric Three-Wheeler Prototype Unveiled in San Diego

11 Sep 2022, 07:43 UTC / The solar electric vehicle with an alleged 1,000-mile range will enter mass-production in 2023, top prices reach $50,000

 
Aptera Reveals First Official Images of Gamma Prototype – They Show the Trike's Interior
Aptera Reveals First Official Images of Gamma Prototype – They Show the Trike's Interior

8 Aug 2022, 15:17 UTC / The Gamma iterations are equivalent to pre-production cars, while the Delta cars will be the ones reaching Aptera customers

 
Aptera Inks Deal With Elaphe, Will Eventually Have In-Wheel Motors Made in the U.S.
Aptera Inks Deal With Elaphe, Will Eventually Have In-Wheel Motors Made in the U.S.

22 Jun 2022, 09:41 UTC / The Slovenian company will initially manufacture them in its home country and later produce them on American soil as demand increases

 
Aptera Will Reveal Its Gamma Prototype in Four Weeks: Check the First Images
Aptera Will Reveal Its Gamma Prototype in Four Weeks: Check the First Images

15 Jun 2022, 11:05 UTC / The company disclosed nice updates in a webinar on June 14 and said it had already received more than 25,000 orders for its solar trike

 
Aptera Promises Gamma (Pre-Production) Vehicle Will Be Presented Very Soon
Aptera Promises Gamma (Pre-Production) Vehicle Will Be Presented Very Soon

2 Jun 2022, 11:09 UTC / Gamma vehicles are the last stage before Aptera can manufacture and sell its solar trike, which it plans to do by the end of 2022.

 
Aptera Finishes Production-Intent Battery Pack Design and Tells Us More About It
Aptera Finishes Production-Intent Battery Pack Design and Tells Us More About It

14 May 2022, 12:20 UTC / The entry-level Aptera will have 41-kWh battery packs composed of six modules, each of them with 416 cells for a total of 2,496 batteries.

 
Aptera Buys Andromeda Interfaces Inc. to Create Its Human-Machine Interface
Aptera Buys Andromeda Interfaces Inc. to Create Its Human-Machine Interface

20 Apr 2022, 19:26 UTC / Andromeda Interfaces Inc. was created when it worked with the first attempt – and failure – to make an Aptera back in 2007

 
Rich Rebuilds Gets Into the Frugal Side of EVs, Checks Out Aptera's Solar Car
Rich Rebuilds Gets Into the Frugal Side of EVs, Checks Out Aptera's Solar Car

18 Apr 2022, 11:33 UTC / After a bit too many diesel-engined swaps, Rich Rebuilds went for an eco alternative and checked out an Aptera. This is what he learned about the solar car

 
Aptera Will Have Steering Yoke Just Like the Tesla Model S and Model X Plaid
Aptera Will Have Steering Yoke Just Like the Tesla Model S and Model X Plaid

31 Mar 2022, 10:46 UTC / Jason Hill revealed that the company decided to adopt a yoke instead of a steering wheel because of efficiency and user experience

 
The Technical Mind Behind the Aptera SEV Is Now Making an Electric Off-Road Motorcycle
The Technical Mind Behind the Aptera SEV Is Now Making an Electric Off-Road Motorcycle

10 Mar 2022, 09:25 UTC / The CTO behind the Aptera solar electric three-wheeled vehicle has developed a promising electric off-road motorcycle. Meet the Armstrong EB1

 
Aptera Debunks Myths About Its Solar Trike in New Video
Aptera Debunks Myths About Its Solar Trike in New Video

4 Mar 2022, 12:44 UTC / The main concern for potential customers is whether they will have to wear a helmet or not to drive their Apteras. New Hampshire owners will

 
Aptera Beta Prototype Beats Audi R8 While Preparing for the Company's Next EV
Aptera Beta Prototype Beats Audi R8 While Preparing for the Company's Next EV

17 Feb 2022, 11:42 UTC / There was also a Tesla Model 3 in the drag race, but it has apparently beaten the alpha prototype that also joins the race

 
Canoo May Be Making the Same Errors Aptera and Tesla Made
Canoo May Be Making the Same Errors Aptera and Tesla Made

29 Jan 2022, 09:50 UTC / The new owner, Tony Aquila, may be pushing talent away and missing the point that made the founders create Canoo in the first place.

 
Aptera Shares Footage of Its Solar Electric Vehicle Being Dynamically Tested at the Track
Aptera Shares Footage of Its Solar Electric Vehicle Being Dynamically Tested at the Track

26 Jan 2022, 11:07 UTC / Aptera Motors takes its solar electric vehicle to the track for dynamic testing and it's got footage to prove it. The car is scheduled for launch this year

 
Aptera's CEO Explains Why Beta Prototypes Have Adopted Roll Cages
Aptera's CEO Explains Why Beta Prototypes Have Adopted Roll Cages

23 Jan 2022, 13:01 UTC / According to Chris Anthony, they are just a safeguard for the extreme tests these vehicles will have to endure without glasses or doors

 
With More Than 15,000 Pre-Orders, Aptera Shows How It Handles Shopping
With More Than 15,000 Pre-Orders, Aptera Shows How It Handles Shopping

20 Jan 2022, 15:33 UTC / The video shows that the two-seater can carry many goods in the back, even if that makes the rear glass useless and better if filled with solar cells

 
Aptera Plans Micro-Factories and IPO in Nine to Eighteen Months
Aptera Plans Micro-Factories and IPO in Nine to Eighteen Months

8 Nov 2021, 21:58 UTC / The company confirmed that its new factory in Carlsbad will have 77,147 square feet (7,167 m²) and produce up to 40 cars per day.

 
Aptera Found a New Place for Its Factory in Carlsbad, California
Aptera Found a New Place for Its Factory in Carlsbad, California

2 Nov 2021, 13:44 UTC / About to begin Beta prototype construction, the company needed a bigger facility to produce its solar electric trikes as soon as possible