The writing was on the wall when, a few months ago, Aptera started refunding customer deposits, but it is still quite sad.  I was actually on the waiting list for an Aptera 2e, and waited a loong time for what turns out to be nothing as Aptera has just announced they are closing their doors. ...

New car maker, same old problems.  Aptera, the folks hoping to come out with an electric and hybrid model car in 2008 have been struggling to post anything too concrete.  I am a concerned customer (I have already...

Posted on Sep 30 2008 - 11:36am by Russ
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Looks like the folks at Aptera have made some changes to the Typ-1 vehicle they plan to start selling this year.  From the picture it looks like Aptera...

Well, technically it isn’t a car… by law, it is a motorcycle.  This is both good, and bad.  The good, at least in California, you get to use the carpool lane without any of those lame DMV stickers.  The bad is that some states will require the driver to get a motorcycle license.  Before we get to excited about this three wheel vehicle, let’s pour out some kool-aid for the late Aptera. This, unnamed, car by Elio Motors is a dream of Paul Elio.  Hopefully...

Who really cares about a Wireless-N USB adapter?  I guess, most people won't.  But if you have range issues on a computer using a wireless-N USB adapter, then you will care, as do I.  The Linksys AE3000 Dual-Band Wireless-N USB Adapter solved a distance issue I had...

It looks like an unlikely restaurant, McDonald’s, will start deploying electric car charging stations at a few of its restaurants. (Full disclosure… I like anything that moves electric cars in to the now, still waiting for my Aptera)...

Looks like Tesla and Aptera finally have some competition… although it seems to trump them both… sorta. 

If you are a man of small stature (under 6′) and have $100,000 to burn… this detailed review by AutoblogGreen is the best we’ve seen. The all electric Tesla Roadster has been in the news quite a bit… but details have been lacking. Being that the car is basically built on the same body as the Lotus Elise… it is a small car to say the least. Getting in the car requires...