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Elio Motors Appeals ‘Steep’ $545,000 Louisiana Fine That ‘It Would Not Be Able To Pay’ Anyway 

Back in July, the state of Louisiana fined Elio Motors $545,000, saying it’s operating as a “manufacturer” and therefore should have a state-issued license to accept non-refundable deposits for its proposed three-wheeled ride. Elio vowed to appeal the decision, and on Tuesday it delivered, challenging the fine in…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elio Motors Appeals ‘Steep’ $545,000 Louisiana Fine That ‘It Would Not Be Able To Pay’ Anyway 

Back in July, the state of Louisiana fined Elio Motors $545,000, saying it’s operating as a “manufacturer” and therefore should have a state-issued license to accept non-refundable deposits for its proposed three-wheeled ride. Elio vowed to appeal the decision, and on Tuesday it delivered, challenging the fine in…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why This Job-Starved Town Thinks Car Startup Elio Motors Took It For A Ride

SHREVEPORT, La.—When Mark Jones took over the Chevron gas station he owns here more than three decades ago, it was in a sleepy and undeveloped part of town. Quickly, though, things changed. A nearby General Motors truck assembly plant opened in 1982 and gave way to a crush of development. Neighborhoods sprouted to…Read more… Continue […]

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Elio Motors Turns To Lobbyists Because It Needs The Trump Administration To Save It

While Elio Motors is looking to find investors to raise up to $100 million, the startup has hired a pair of former Trump campaign officials as lobbyists for its cause, according to a new report from The Daily Beast. The reason? The federal government still doesn’t consider Elio’s three-wheeled autocycle an…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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