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Production for Elio 3-wheeler slides to 2018; is time running out?

Production for Elio 3-wheeler slides to 2018; is time running out?

Elio Motors continues to drag its feet regarding the start of production for its three-wheeled, two-seat, "84-mpg" vehicle, but it may now be running out of time. The company previously said it had received 55,000 reservations for the car, representing potential sales of $300 million. Last year, it... read more

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Elio E1A test vehicle, June 2016

Golly, Elio Motors has built ... a car! One test car, in fact

Increasingly sophisticated computer modeling software has cut the number of prototypes and test cars that carmakers build. But they must still make dozens of vehicles that... read more July 1, 2016 by


 
Morgan EV3

Morgan EV3 electric three-wheeler: eccentric British maker's official video

For British carmaker Morgan, tradition usually trumps technology. Morgan is known for building cars with designs and construction methods first employed before World War II... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
Elio Motors prototype at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

Elio Motors Raises $22 Million From Small Investors, Still Needs $130 Million More

As one website put it--in a piece tagged to lure Tesla Motors fans--Elio Motors is "the other automotive startup" to which those fans should presumably pay attention. But... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
Morgan EV3 electric 3 Wheeler prototype

Second All-Electric Morgan Concept Is Three-Wheeler Headed For Production

There are electric cars and electric motorcycles, but what we've got here fits somewhere in between. Morgan is a century-old British automaker known for its purposely... read more June 30, 2015 by


 
Elio Motors prototype at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

Elio Motors Offers Shares To Public In 'Crowdfunding' Investment Quest

When Paul Elio said in April that his startup carmaker, Elio Motors, was pursuing crowdsourced funding, most journalists likely imagined sites like Kickstarter or GoFundMe... read more June 23, 2015 by


 
Elio Motors founder Paul Elio at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

The Challenges Paul Elio Faces To Launch A Three-Wheel, 84-MPG, $6,800 Car

Startup Elio Motors, which needs $230 million to begin production of its radical lightweight, two-seat, three-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle, is still about $165 million... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
Elio Motors founder Paul Elio at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday's media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Founder... read more April 6, 2015 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

A Brief History Of Three-Wheeled Cars

What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common? They--and many more small-volume economical vehicles and concepts... read more August 22, 2014 by


 
Polaris Slingshot

Polaris Slingshot: Is A 173-HP, $20K '3-Wheeled Motorcycle' A Car?

Three wheeled vehicles get a lot of attention from hardcore fans of performance cars. They also get plenty of attention from hardcore fans of green vehicles--as they share... read more August 14, 2014 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-Wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

Elio 84-MPG Three-Wheel Prototype: Driven In Parking Lot (Video)

It's not uncommon for small cars to get 40 mpg these days, or hybrids to hit 50 mpg. But vehicles doing more than that are conspicuous by their absence. Elio Motors claims... read more June 5, 2014 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler (Image: Elio Motors)

Fuel-Efficient Elio Three-Wheel Car Hits 15,000 Orders Before Production Starts

You wouldn't think a small, green, three-wheeled vehicle would be the perfect recipe for creating a buzz in the car world. But that's what Paul Elio has done with his Elio... read more April 25, 2014 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

Startup Elio Motors Doesn't Get To Buy Ex-GM Plant After All

Elio Motors’ tiny three-wheeled, 84-mpg vehicle already has a significant following, but before Elio can turn those fans into buyers, it needs to secure a place to... read more September 11, 2013 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

3-Wheeled, 84 MPG Elio Moves A Step Closer To Reality

Remember Elio Motors? If you're one of their 17,000 or so Facebook fans it'll be hard to forget, as the company's little green three-wheeled vehicle will be a regular fixture... read more May 13, 2013 by 10


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

80-MPG Elio Three-Wheeled Car To Be Built At Former GM Truck Plant?

Startups making small, economical vehicles come and go, but one company offering a high-efficiency vehicle has big plans, buying a former General Motors assembly plant. Elio... read more January 4, 2013 by 38


 
Aptera 2e development prototype at company offices in Vista, California

Aptera: It's Baaaaaaaaack! (We'll Believe It When We See it)

This story is now a couple of weeks old, but we haven't hurried to publish it. The gist is that the unique Aptera three-wheeled electric car is supposedly going to be reborn... read more May 23, 2012 by 32


 

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