Aptera Raises $9.8M

Vista-based electric vehicle manufacturer Aptera Motors has raised $9.8M in an equity funding round, according to a filing from the firm today. Source of the new funding was not disclosed, however, the firm has previously raised funding from Esenjay Investments, Google, Idealab, The Beall Family Trust, and The Simons Family. Aptera is building lightweight, 3-wheel electric vehicles. The filing indicates there were 6 investors in the new round of funding. Details on the funding have not yet been announced by the company. More information »