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Elio Motors’ Judicial Success Continues With American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration Policy Recommendation | Press Releases

DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration), the authority on best policy for all state DMV’s and Licensing Bureaus, is recommending the Elio be driven with a standard driver’s license. Earlier this week, the AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) released their new “Best Practices” policy on licensing and registration of 3 wheel enclosed vehicles that are certified as motorcycles by the National Highway and Transportation Safety […]

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Cooper Tire, Elio Motors Sign Letter of Intent

FINDLAY, Ohio & Troy, Mich. – Nov. 11, 2013 – Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) and Elio Motors, Inc., today announced that they have signed a letter of intent to work together. Elio, headquartered in Troy, Michigan, is an automotive startup pioneering a three-wheeled, two-passenger vehicle expected to compete in the ultra-high mileage category beginning in late 2014. Once the agreement is finalized, Cooper intends to supply Elio tires as original equipment on […]

Elio Motors Experiences More Legislative Success…

By Elio Motors   Published: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 – 7:17 am   DETROIT, Nov. 11, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Startup transportation company Elio Motors continued their streak of legislative success with the unanimous passing of Senate Bill 390 in Michigan yesterday.  This bill, sponsored by Senator John Moolenaar, removes the technical requirement for motorcycle endorsements for autocycles – completely enclosed three-wheel motorcycles with automotive controls. Joel Sheltrown, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for Elio Motors […]

Phoenix Business Journal

Oct 15, 2013, 8:49am EDT Look: Phoenix engineer makes a $6,800, 84-mpg, American-made ‘car’ Enlarge The Elio costs $6,800 and gets 84 mpg. It was developed in Phoenix. Mike Sunnucks Senior Reporter- Phoenix Business Journal Email  | Twitter  | Facebook Paul Elio’s entrepreneurial dream is all about two numbers — $6,800 and 84 miles per gallon. Elio is founder and CEO of Phoenix-based Elio Motors. He’s also an engineer with experience in the auto industry and was chief […]