Sustainable Energy

Aptera's Electric Car About to Roll

After delays, the Google-funded car is due out this fall.

Jan 23, 2009

The strange-looking, three-wheeled electric vehicle from Aptera, the Google.org-funded startup based in Vista, CA, will be rolling off assembly lines this October, the company says. The fish on wheels seemed a long shot for commercial success, but the Google funding seems to be helping. Now the company has 4,000 people signed up to buy the car, according to VentureBeat.