T r a f c J a m
B r a i n s t o r m
Frustrated by being land locked in a sea of steel and asphalt, our co-founder, Steve Fambro dreamed of cruising past trafc in a vehiclethat was safe enough to protect his new family, yet efcient enough
1 | Intro
As a company, Aptera draws its strength from its team. Carefully selected fromacross a number of production environments, the Aptera team is composed ofrespected automotive experts with more than 100 years of combined industryexperience and accomplished executives from Southern California's hightechnology industries
Leading the Future
to keep money in his pocket, instead of feeding a gas pump. The ideawas simple yet brilliant. Design a vehicle that follows nature and glidesthrough the wind instead of pushing it.Then, Steve met entrepreneur and boat builder Chris Anthony. Chrisintroduced Steve to a composite body system that enabled the visionto take shape. Together, Steve and Chris carried their dreams to Pasa-dena, Calif. and the doorsteps of new business incubator Idealab and it’sfounder Bill Gross. Gross saw the vision and seeded the team with theinvestment needed to make a dream become a business.With hope in hand and the future in mind, Steve and Chris recruited acouple of bright young engineers. The team brought form to philosophyand the result may very well be the most efcient production vehicle inthe world - the Aptera 2e.
C h r i s
S t e v e
W h e r e ’ s i t H a p p e n i n g ?
Vista, CAHome to our executive ofces, designand vehicle manufacturing, this newlyrenovated facility is capable of an est.20,000 units per year. The unique lowcapital production model incorporatesthe principles of synchronous owto produce a high quality, repeatableproduct is sure to delight consumers.
Loker Avenue Composite Plant
Carlsbad, CAOur home away from home, the LokerAvenue Composite Facility is wherewe build our innovative resin-infusedvehicle bodies. This facility showsthe potential realized when we marryvolume vehicle production with aircraftinspired composites.
50% of an avg car’s energyis used pushing air out of the way at a rateof 55mph!
P a u l ( C E O )