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Elio Motors delays three-wheeler launch, may be running out of cash

Elio Motors' three-wheeler gets pushed back to 2018.

Elio Motors' financials are grim.

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Elio Motors raises price for reservation holders to $7,300

It used to be 'about $6,800,' so we can agree to disagree if it's really an increase.

Elio's three-wheeled vehicle should get up to 84 mpg.

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Electra Meccanica Solo EV sales start next month

Electric trike will have a single-charge range of about 100 miles.

We've got just the right playlist for this little thing.

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Electra Meccanica Solo EV will go 125 miles on a charge, seats one

Three-wheeled car will have 82 hp and will be a foot shorter than a Smart Fortwo.

Vancouver-based Electra Meccanica readies its three-wheeled Solo EV, which will cost about $15,000.

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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Yamaha 03Gen Concepts point to a three-wheeled future [w/video]

Trikes Have Racing, 'Cross' Versions

Yamaha's 03Gen-f and 03Gen-x are two takes on the future of three-wheeled scooter design, one staying on the road and one venturing off.

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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Egg-shaped, solar- and pedal-powered $5,500 ELF eco-trike on the way

Remember the old Flinstones cartoons where Fred and Barney could make their cars go faster by peddling their feet on the ground under the car? One North Carolina-based company is putting its own spin on that concept. All for the sake of the environment, of course.

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Toyota takes i-Road tests to the streets of Tokyo

OK, here's where we think those road tests will start to get a little scary. Those super-narrow all-electric three-wheeled Toyota i-Road vehicles may have looked great sashaying through the towns of the French Riviera. But now? They're being tested in Tokyo. Hoo boy.

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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

Epic Torq EV sits unloved on eBay with $58,000 price tag

Perhaps the base price for the Epic Torq Roadster EV is a bit high. The eye-catching electric vehicle officially starts at $65,000, but a recent example was listed on eBay for the low, low price of $57,985. The car, located in Laguna Niguel, CA, has a clear title and just 108 miles on it. It also has a red/bl

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Toyota i-Road happily cruises the streets

This video might rank up there with Katrina & The Waves' "Walking On Sunshine" when it comes to putting the viewer in a good mood. Toyota does the honors by showing off a quartet of its all-electric i-Road concept vehicles literally sashaying through what appears to be a French seaside town in glorious digital effect style.

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Arcimoto will build 15 EVs for more testing

Now, more on whether Arcimoto will become the little electric motor that could.

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Sparrow 2, the updated three-wheeled EV, on the drawing board for late 2012

An updated version of the Sparrow, the entirely quirky three-wheeled battery-electric vehicle that sold around 300 units before its parent company went bankrupt almost a decade ago, could make a comeback later this year, Wired magazine reported.

Congress approves three-wheelers for DOE funds

Aptera 2e final design rendering - Click above to enlarge

Russian taxi company adds Carver to fleet

Carver One for taxi duty - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Piaggio Ape reintroduced to UK market

Perodua UK Limited, the importer of Piaggio Commercial Vehicles, has just announced that it's bringing the classic three-wheeled Ape back to the UK market. First introduced way back in 1948, the Ape (pronounced, ap-ey, FWIW, which is Italian for "bee." Vespa is Italian for "wasp") is based on the front end of a scooter but features an enclosed cabin for weather protection and two wheels out back.

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