Google Invests in Electric Car, Batteries

Aptera Motors of Carlsbad, California and Austin-based ActaCell will receive an undisclosed amount of funding from Google's RechargeIT initiative.

Published: 26-Jul-2008

Two companies developing technology for plug-in electric vehicles have won investment from Google.

Aptera Motors of Carlsbad, California and Austin-based ActaCell will receive an undisclosed amount of funding from the internet firm.

The investment is part of Google's RechargeIT initiative, which was set up in June 2007 to accelerate the adoption of electronic transport.

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