How Elio Motors Wants To Redefine Three-Wheelers, Starting With The Law

For as long as they've existed in the vehicular landscape, three-wheelers have occupied a sort of nebulous space between motorcycles and cars, and not just because of their wheel count. They're usually legally classified as with motorcycles, which has meant a few headaches for Elio Motors, the startup automaker that… »3/27/15 12:06pm3/27/15 12:06pm

Elio Motors Pushed Its Release Date Back A Year And People Are Pissed

Elio Motors has a weird reputation. The company is a social experiment that has convinced people to give millions of dollars towards what amounts to a cool idea. As they pushed pack the release date again, Elio's reserved customers – essentially its investors at this point – are quickly running out of patience. »1/29/15 1:32pm1/29/15 1:32pm

Elio Motors Unveils Car In Michigan While Asking For Cash At Home

Today was a big day for Elio Motors, the startup automaker that seeks to build hyper-efficient three-wheel cars at a former GM truck plant in Shreveport, La. They unveiled their latest prototype and announced their North American suppliers in Michigan today. Meanwhile, things aren't so great for them back home. »5/08/13 5:38pm5/08/13 5:38pm

Three-Wheel Startup Elio Motors Needs A Pesky Law To Change So People Can Drive Their Cars

Startup automaker Elio Motors announced at the beginning of this year that they are taking over a former GM truck plant in Shreveport, Louisiana to make a three-wheel economy car they call "the next big thing in transportation." They need one pesky Louisiana law to change before they can start selling them en masse. »4/10/13 1:58pm4/10/13 1:58pm