Aptera Loses Founders

Steve Fambro and Chris Anthony, two of the founders of Carlsbad-based Aptera, have been ousted from the company, according to a report on today. Aptera, which is building lightweight, composite electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, is funded by Idealab and Google, among others. Wired said that Fambro and Anthony were ousted in a confrontation with the company's board, and come after recent layoffs at the firm. (Photo: Aptera's Typ-1 and co-founder Steve Fambro in better times).