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Louisiana sheriff calls for boycott of Ford over NFL national anthem protests

A Louisiana sheriff pledges to boycott Ford vehicles over the automaker's response to NFL players protesting the national anthem.

Trucker pushes through Louisiana flood waters in tractor trailer

A video was released last week showing tractor trailers braving a flooded freeway in Louisiana to deliver their loads on time.

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Man fends off carjackers with car wash pressure sprayer

A simple car wash turned ugly for a Louisiana man when he was jumped by carjackers while washing his car.

Elio Motors ready for $25 million stock sale

Cash Will Be Used In Part For More Testing Prototypes

Louisiana-based startup started putting out investment feelers in mid-June.

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Faraday Future investing $1 billion in new factory

Faraday Future remains quite secretive. The company now promises to invest $1 billion in state-of-the-art, US factory, but for now the EV maker only narrows down the potential location to California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada.

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Where will Faraday Future find a home?

All-Electric Car Company Talking To Four States For Upcoming Factory

Electric car company Faraday Future is talking to four states about its first factory location. Nevada is working hard to get the nod.

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Takata airbags linked to seventh death

The crash of a 2005 Honda Civic in Louisiana in April might be the seventh fatality linked to Takata's faulty airbag inflators.

Elio introduces 0.9-liter, three-cylinder engine for 84-mpg trike

Elio debuts a 0.9-liter three-cylinder prototype for its high-MPG trike.

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Elio getting closer to building actual 84-mpg cars

Elio Motors is taking its green-is-good mentality to its factory equipment. The company, which is planning to make super-light three-wheeled vehicles that get 84 miles per gallon, will finally start making trikes next year. The plan is to sell off extra equipment from an old General Motors factory to do so.

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IndyCar Series heading to NOLA for new Grand Prix of Louisiana

Most racing series compete on one kind of track or another, but not Indy. Its calendar is made up of NASCAR-style speedway races (generally, though not exclusively, identified by a three-digit number indicating the number of miles to be covered) and F1-style road-course and street-circuit races (typically billed as grands prix). And now, it's about to

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UPS expands green fleet with 1,000 propane trucks

"Brown" continues to try to get all the more "green" via propane. UPS, known for its famous brown vehicles, is adding to its fleet of alt-fuel trucks with an additional 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks that will start going into service in the middle of this year in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma.

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Elio high-mpg trike hits 10,000 reservations

Our math says that there must be 71 people a day signing up for the Elio Motors super-fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle. Michigan-based Elio says it's surpassed the 10,000-reservation threshold for its car, which is slated to start production next year. About 6,300 had signed up as of the end of last year.

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Fourth-gen Elio model gets 86-mpg trike closer to production

Elio Motors has unveiled the new design for its super-fuel-efficient three-wheeled commuter car, and we're already liking the covered-wheel effect. The company's new version was shown off in a lovely shade of orange, and if that color is a nod to the Denver Broncos and their upcoming appearance in the Super Bowl, we'll be

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Elio Motors modifies high-mpg trike, now renting space at former GM plant

Elio Motors, the company that wants to sell you an inexpensive, fuel-efficient three-wheeled commuter car, has taken a big step towards that dream. It now looks like it will have a factory roof under which to assemble its 84-mile-per-gallon, $6,800 offering, thanks to the Caddo Parish Industrial Development Board (IDB).

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Elio moves to make $6,800, 84-mpg three-wheeler more real

Tell a hip-hop fan you've got a vehicle with three-wheel motion and they'll think of low-riders, '64 Impalas and hydraulics. Michigan-based Elio Motors has another idea, and the Detroit News says it's a few beats closer to reality.

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Elio Motors buys old GM plant in LA, plans to build 84-mpg, $6,800 trike [w/video]

The story of Elio Motors goes back many years, but it has managed to stay well below the radar, mostly because there hasn't been much news. This has changed.

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Mercedes-Benz snags naming rights to Louisiana Superdome

We want to be in that number when the Saints go marching in. And so does Mercedes-Benz, apparently, as the German automaker has acquired the naming rights to the stadium where the New Orleans football team plays.

China's record-breaking bridge spawns new record for 24-mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

Earlier this month we told you about an amazing bridge that just opened in China. The Jiaozhou Bridge spans 26.4 miles, or just a little over the distance of a professional marathon race. That's enough to earn it a Guinness World Record for the longest roadway bridge over water.

Report: Bad Chinese parts force GM to idle Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon plant

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