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Tuesday January 24, 2006 3:28 pm

Aptera 330 MPG Hybrid Vehicle


ApteraIt’s pure speculation as to what would cause three engineers to create a startup company whose current focus is creating a hybrid vehicle that they claim will get 330 MPG (miles per gallon).  Maybe they have a grand vision of the future as a place with little dependency on fossil fuels or possibly they just saw dollar signs.  Regardless, their goal is admirable even if it seems a bit hard to swallow.  Their company, Accelerated Composites, is hell-bent on mass-producing this lightweight (850 lbs), aerodynamic, two-seat vehicle that will combine incredible fuel efficiency with a high safety factor.  Oh, did I mention that all of this can be yours for under $20,000?  While I remain doubtful of the vehicle ever achieving large scale production numbers, I’m hoping they can achieve some success with their product.

Read More | Accelerated Composites via Gizmag


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