Frequently Asked Questions
Aptera is in the Beta phase of our vehicle development process, which means we are still running simulations, conducting tests and updating designs in preparation for production. Information on this FAQ is subject to change as we evolve to our final production vehicle.
What is the Aptera Brand Ambassador Program?
Aptera’s Brand Ambassador Program is 500+ members strong. As an Aptera Brand Ambassador, you join a community that speaks to the many reasons to drive a solar electric vehicle — rooted in efficiency. Each ambassador is core to our mission. Our Ambassadors join teams including events, communications, and government relations. The members attend events in…
What is the best way to stay up to date with new information about Aptera? How do I subscribe to the email newsletter?
To stay up to date with all that’s happening at Aptera, please follow our social channels on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. You can search us at @aptera_motors. We also encourage you to subscribe to our email newsletter at the footer of our website. We’re thrilled to pave the way to solar mobility with you.
Where can I see or visit Aptera?
Thanks! Our engineers are working hard to bring our Solar Electric “dream machine” to market as quickly as possible, so we aren’t offering public tours at this time. We’re excited to host our supporters and future Aptera owners where the magic happens— and about bringing Aptera to events for the public to see and experience…
What are the base prices for each range option?
1,000 miles – $44,900 600 miles – $34,600 400 miles – $29,800 250 miles – $25,900
How can I contact customer service?
To contact customer service about the status of your reservation, please visit the Contact page on our website.
Will you be making a four seat version of Aptera in the future?
We will focus on aerodynamic, lightweight vehicles with efficient powertrains, and those will likely not look like standard passenger cars. However, we will expand to more seats and wheels over time. Aptera is not just for someone; it is for everyone.
Does Aptera qualify for a Federal Tax Credit?
As you may have heard, 2 and 3-wheeled vehicles do not qualify for the federal tax credit. But not to worry— we have a team in D.C. working hard to fix this. In the coming weeks, you will hear from the Aptera team about how you can help. Spreading our story to any and everyone…
Who founded Aptera?
Hear from our fearless leaders, co-founders and co-CEOs, Chris Anthony and Steve Fambro.
Where does Aptera fit in the EV industry?
Our founder Chris Anthony believes the it comes to EV efficiency, the industry has got a long way to go. Hear more about what he has to say in the video below.
How was Aptera created?
Aptera was created by Chris Anthony and Steve Fambro in an effort to make a better future for the planet possible through more efficient transportation. You can learn more about how Aptera was conceived and launched in this video.
Can Aptera handle pre-order demand?
Working with partners such as Munro & Associates, our first initiatives include the layout of the assembly line and overall manufacturing process, including productionization of metal parts, interior systems, and HVAC. Their expertise will be critical to help Aptera scale and reach our production goals.
How can I get involved?
Sign up for our newsletter below or find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Reddit. If you’re interested in joining our Aptera Ambassador program, email us at Ambassador@aptera.us. Above all, continue spreading the word to your community about our mission to create the most efficient transportation on the planet. Thank you for your…
Are you hiring?
We’re always looking for talented people who want to join us on our mission to reinvent the future of transportation and create a healthier planet. You can view and apply to our current job opportunities by visiting our careers page at https://aptera.us/careers/.
Where is Aptera located?
San Diego, CA
Can I invest in Aptera?
We have many Aptera investors among our reservation holders, and it’s because of you we are making continued progress towards our goal of developing the most efficient transportation on the planet. If you invested during our fundraising campaign on Wefunder and have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://wefunder.com. If you invested in Aptera during…
Where will Aptera be manufactured?
We will manufacture these vehicles ourselves and intend to do the initial assembly here in San Diego. As we expand, sub assemblies may be made elsewhere and eventually we will have other plants around the world producing our Solar Electric Vehicles.
How does Aptera help the environment?
If Aptera produces one million vehicles, we’ll reduce our Co2 footprint by seven million tons per year. Each Aptera owner can reduce their carbon footprint by over 14,000 pounds of C02 per year, what 884 twenty five year old pine trees can absorb in a year. If one out of every 20 vehicles on the…
What is Aptera’s mission?
At Aptera, we believe efficient transportation is crucial to managing our natural resources. With a focus on efficiency, Aptera makes better use of materials in construction and in their use. This saves resources we cannot afford to waste and lessens our overall impact on the planet and each other.
Why are we different?
Aptera has the longest range of any electric vehicle ever created – breaking the 1,000 mile per charge barrier. Integrated solar can be configured to provide over 40 miles of range per day with over three square meters and 180 efficient solar cells designed into the body structure. This makes the Aptera the first vehicle…
Who is Aptera Motors?
We are the guides of the road, who inspire the path towards solar mobility for everyone who wants to harness the power of the sun, have the freedom to move, and create a better relationship with Earth while doing it. Our first product is radically simple and inspired by nature. It’s the most efficient vehicle…