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2008 Aptera Typ-1 Electric & Gasoline Hybrid

Monday, May 24, 2010 Manufacture: Aptera

2008 Aptera Typ-1 - Front SidePress Release:
The Aptera was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle, and later as an extended range electric vehicle. After building the proof-of-concept Mk-0, we hired the automotive design firm, ‘eleven’, to help us further develop the concept vehicle. The ‘eleven’ team, led by Jason Hill and Nathan Armstrong, made great strides in the development of the Aptera’s body styling, interior design, and structural engineering. Meanwhile, we refined the Aptera’s shape to maximize efficiency using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), developed and built advanced suspension and drivetrain components, and …