The Truth About Cars » three-wheelers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Elio Motors Says It Will Sell 100 Pre-Production Prototypes to Fleets, Delays “Consumer” Production Till 2017 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-says-will-will-sell-100-pre-production-prototypes-fleets-delays-consumer-production-till-2017/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-says-will-will-sell-100-pre-production-prototypes-fleets-delays-consumer-production-till-2017/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302609 In a move that has already generated criticism from disappointed deposit holders, Elio Motors announced that production of its enclosed tandem three-wheelers will be delayed, yet again, to an undisclosed date sometime in 2017. In a statement issued on Friday, Elio Motors said, “the bulk of the consumer launch will have to be moved into 2017 […]

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In a move that has already generated criticism from disappointed deposit holders, Elio Motors announced that production of its enclosed tandem three-wheelers will be delayed, yet again, to an undisclosed date sometime in 2017. In a statement issued on Friday, Elio Motors said, “the bulk of the consumer launch will have to be moved into 2017 […]

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Elio Motors: NHTSA Proposal to Regulate Three-wheelers as Cars ‘Would Not Apply’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/elio-motors-nhtsa-proposal-regulate-three-wheelers-cars-not-apply/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/elio-motors-nhtsa-proposal-regulate-three-wheelers-cars-not-apply/#comments Sat, 09 Jan 2016 15:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260297 My late father told me that few people are as passionate as converts who’ve become disaffected. Some of the most vocal critics of the Elio Motors startup are former supporters, people who put down money on reservations, only to be disappointed by repeated delays in starting production. Paul Elio most recently said production is slated […]

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My late father told me that few people are as passionate as converts who’ve become disaffected. Some of the most vocal critics of the Elio Motors startup are former supporters, people who put down money on reservations, only to be disappointed by repeated delays in starting production. Paul Elio most recently said production is slated […]

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Elio Motors Update: Latest Prototype Shown, Lease & Contracts Signed, Factory Stores Announced http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/elio-motors-update-latest-prototype-shown-lease-contracts-signed-factory-stores-announced/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/elio-motors-update-latest-prototype-shown-lease-contracts-signed-factory-stores-announced/#comments Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=771194 Since we last looked at Elio Motors, the startup that plans on selling an 84 mpg, $6,800 tandem reverse trike to people looking to replace 15 year old beaters, there have been a number of developments involving the company. To begin with, the start of production has been pushed back until the beginning of 2015. […]

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Since we last looked at Elio Motors, the startup that plans on selling an 84 mpg, $6,800 tandem reverse trike to people looking to replace 15 year old beaters, there have been a number of developments involving the company. To begin with, the start of production has been pushed back until the beginning of 2015. […]

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Elio Motors – It Just Might Be For Real, So to Check it Out, TTAC Rolls Consumer Reports Style and Puts Skin in the Game http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/elio-motors-it-just-might-be-for-real-so-to-check-it-out-ttac-rolls-consumer-reports-style-and-puts-skin-in-the-game/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/elio-motors-it-just-might-be-for-real-so-to-check-it-out-ttac-rolls-consumer-reports-style-and-puts-skin-in-the-game/#comments Sat, 24 Aug 2013 12:53:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500592 Elio Motors is one of those automotive startups that raises all sorts of flags that makes some people think that it’s a scam, or at least on shaky financial ground. Almost every bit of news from Elio has been greeted with some skepticism, understandably (here, here, and here). They’re planning on selling a three wheel […]

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Elio Motors is one of those automotive startups that raises all sorts of flags that makes some people think that it’s a scam, or at least on shaky financial ground. Almost every bit of news from Elio has been greeted with some skepticism, understandably (here, here, and here). They’re planning on selling a three wheel […]

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Do I Really Want One of These? Kandi Viper 250cc Reverse Trike http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/do-i-really-want-one-of-these-kandi-viper-250cc-reverse-trike/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/do-i-really-want-one-of-these-kandi-viper-250cc-reverse-trike/#comments Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493660 I’ve been fascinated by reverse trikes for a long time. As young teens, my older brother and I made a reverse trike go-kart (he designed the frame and the drivetrain, I did the brakes and steering) because we didn’t have the money for a proper live axle setup in the back. The first hard turn […]

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I’ve been fascinated by reverse trikes for a long time. As young teens, my older brother and I made a reverse trike go-kart (he designed the frame and the drivetrain, I did the brakes and steering) because we didn’t have the money for a proper live axle setup in the back. The first hard turn […]

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Which Trike Do You Like? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/which-trike-do-you-like/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/which-trike-do-you-like/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474481 The perennially shy Alex Roy took delivery of his Morgan Trike last year and has dutifully operated it under all conditions, including during the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. There’s something awfully charming about the “Three Wheeler”, even if the price of it would also put you in a brand-new six-speed Corvette Grand Sport. As far […]

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The perennially shy Alex Roy took delivery of his Morgan Trike last year and has dutifully operated it under all conditions, including during the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. There’s something awfully charming about the “Three Wheeler”, even if the price of it would also put you in a brand-new six-speed Corvette Grand Sport. As far […]

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