Struggling to maintain balance with the world of environmentally friendly delivery vehicles is not an easy matter. This is often perceived Aptera electric car in California U.S., who must be willing to go out of business, aka bankrupt. The main cause of electric vehicles has dropped three of this wheel, beginning with the failure of companies to raise funds to put ultra-efficient system while driving. Though the company Aptera has received fresh funding from the U.S. Department of Energy through its Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan (ATVM) as much as U.S. $ 150 million, but unfortunately the company failed to persuade the private investment of U.S. $ 80 million.
Several years ago a very good market where new EV company mushroomed, said Chief Executive Paul Wilbur. Wilbur also said for the production of electric vehicle Aptera never experienced delays and never experienced baloon payment systems such as Tesla Motors Inc..
Now there is a doubt for investors to put capital into almost any big investment, so also for automotive investment, it is quite difficult to find investors, said Wilbur. And now the Aptera, too, were mortgaged its technology to automotive companies to be able to use this technology. Of course this also has changed the plan to make Wilbur a factory that is able to attract workforce 1400.
Aptera is an electric car that has a high fuel efficiency. Moved at a weight of just 816 kg or 136 kg lighter than the tiny smart fortwo car, Aptera 2e able to prove the fuel efficiency of 4 times more efficient than the Toyota Prius with fuel consumption of up to 200 miles per gallon. The car was first developed in 2005 it also contains a variety of simplicity. Although it looks small, large shades can be obtained when it entered into the cockpit through a flip-up door that is pulled upwards.
The cabin can accommodate two passengers is deceptively simple. There is no ignition key or start button in it. There are only a smart key and a choice of wireless transmission and four-way button to change the brake force regeneration that can be adjusted from 0 to 100 percent. In addition, if you do not know this car is an electric tricycle, then you will never realize it when it was in his cabin because when in the cabin the feel of the car is the same as a conventional four-wheeled car the other.