ElectraMeccanica to begin customer deliveries of three-wheeled SOLO EV

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ElectraMeccanica Vehicles will begin customer deliveries of its single-occupant, three-wheeled, electric vehicle, the SOLO. The SOLO is a purpose-built, three-wheeled, all-electric solution for the urban environment.

Three Wheels United partners Piaggio Vehicles to promote electric 3-wheelers in India

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Three Wheels United partners Piaggio Vehicles to promote electric 3-wheelers in India. The Three Wheels United (TWU) a Bengaluru based tech-enabled financier of light electric vehicles has partnered with Piaggio Vehicles to accelerate the adoption of electric three-wheelers in India.


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Weird Alibaba: Is this sub-$2,000 three-wheeled electric pickup truck the future of small trucks?


As admirable as that concept is, I think this three-wheeled electric truck from China’s largest shopping platform might be a bridge too far for some people. The post Weird Alibaba: Is this sub-$2,000 three-wheeled electric pickup truck the future of small trucks?

Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $500 Three-wheeled electric motorcycle


We end up right back on a trike, savoring the stability of three wheels to give our old, broken bodies one last wind-in-our-faces highway thrill. The post Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $500 Three-wheeled electric motorcycle appeared first on Electrek.

Electra Meccanica Solo three-wheeled electric car unveiled

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Canadian firm Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corporation is the latest to try to market a small, three-wheeled commuter vehicle. Three-wheel plug-in cars ThreewheelerUnveiled today, the Electra Meccanica Solo features an all-electric powertrain, and seating for one person. The company is now taking fully-refundable deposits for the Solo, and says it expects to deliver the first vehicles.

BILITI’s three-wheeled electric tuktuk gets its US debut, adds solar charging


Asia has held a monopoly on those awesome three-wheeled vehicles commonly known as tuktuks or rickshaws for far too long. more… The post BILITI’s three-wheeled electric tuktuk gets its US debut, adds solar charging appeared first on Electrek.

Three-wheeled EV company ElectraMeccanica brings former Karma COO Pavlov on board

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the designer and manufacturer of the three-wheeled SOLO electric vehicle ( earlier post ), has appointed Kevin Pavlov as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective 1 May 2021. ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., Pavlov will be responsible for overseeing operational growth as ElectraMeccanica ramps up commercial production with a focus on enhancing profitability and efficiency. Pavlov brings more than two decades of automotive experience to ElectraMeccanica.

Honda’s latest electric motorbike is a three-wheeled e-scooter with a roof


more… The post Honda’s latest electric motorbike is a three-wheeled e-scooter with a roof appeared first on Electrek. Honda may have dragged its feet on electric motorcycles and scooters, but it is now making up for lost time with a myriad of interesting new offerings.

Arcimoto unveils radical three-wheel-drive electric leaning trike that it thinks can beat e-bikes


Oregon-based Arcimoto unveiled today a radical new full-suspension, three-wheeled electric bike known as the Mean Lean Machine (MLM). The new e-bike employs tilting technology to help it corner more like a two-wheeler while maintaining the stability of a three-wheeler.

GOTRAX launches first leaning three-wheeled electric scooter


GOTRAX has just launched its first ever three-wheeled electric scooter, the GOTRAX G PRO, touting its stability benefits for commuters. more… The post GOTRAX launches first leaning three-wheeled electric scooter appeared first on Electrek.

Northern Light Motors Introduces New Three-Wheeled Velomobile Platform


The new three-wheelers come in three variants, two of which offer electric assist

The Challenges Paul Elio Faces To Launch A Three-Wheel, 84-MPG, $6,800 Car

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Startup Elio Motors, which needs $230 million to begin production of its radical lightweight, two-seat, three-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle, is still about $165 million short. New York Auto Show Louisiana Three-wheel Fuel Economy Startups Elio Motors CEO Paul Elio, speaking at last week''s New York Auto Show, said it has taken more than 41,000 deposits from eager potential buyers. But he also said the company''s best.

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

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Founder and CEO Paul Elio appeared at a simple podium in front of a bright-orange prototype Elio three-wheeled vehicle. Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T.

Here’s a closer look at Arcimoto’s radical new leaning three-wheeled electric bike


The unveiling left us with plenty of questions about the radical new electric three-wheeler, and Arcimoto has delivered again in the form of a video overview with designer Leo Cruces.

Morgan launches three-wheeled Morgan EV3 at Geneva

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The Morgan Motor Company is launching the three-wheeled Morgan EV3 , the company’s first production electric vehicle, at the Geneva Motor Show. Fitted with a 20 kWh Li-ion battery pack and a liquid-cooled 46 kW motor driving the rear wheel, and weighing less than 500 kg (1,100 lbs), the all-electric 3 Wheeler has a range of 150 miles (241 km).

Tesla’s chief designer tests out three-wheeled Arcimoto FUV electric vehicle


more… The post Tesla’s chief designer tests out three-wheeled Arcimoto FUV electric vehicle appeared first on Electrek.

Arcimoto and Faction unveil a ‘driverless’ 75 mph three-wheeled electric delivery vehicle


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A Brief History Of Three-Wheeled Cars

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They--and many more small-volume economical vehicles and concepts besides--all use one fewer wheel than the norm. Yet giving fuel-saving cars just three wheels is not a new phenomenon, stretching right back to the dawn of the motor car--with What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common?

Elio 84-MPG Three-Wheel Prototype: Driven In Parking Lot (Video)

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Elio Motors claims its three-wheeled car does 84 mpg on the highway, far exceeding that of any car on sale. It''s not uncommon for small cars to get 40 mpg these days, or hybrids to hit 50 mpg. But vehicles doing more than that are conspicuous by their absence. ALSO SEE: Why Tesla''s Elon Musk Must Sell 6 Million Electric Cars To Make History Now

Three Wheels United and Euler Motors join hands to promote the adoption of electric three-wheelers in India

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Three Wheels United (TWU), a Bengaluru-based tech-enabled financier of light electric vehicles, has partnered with Electric Vehicle maker Euler Motors to accelerate the adoption of electric three-wheelers in India and promote sustainable mobility.

1,000-mile electric car unveiled: Aptera returns 10 years later

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Aptera Three-wheel two-seatWhat's the minimum necessary range for an electric car? The world's auto industry seems to have settled on 200-plus miles for North America and 300 kilometers (160 miles) or more for European and Asian markets. The longest-range 2019 Tesla, the Model S Long Range, gets an EPA range rating of 370 miles. So the idea of an electric car with 1,000.

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Triac Three-Wheeled Electric Motorcycle For Sale On eBay

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We first wrote about the Triac three-wheel electric vehicle back in 2010. Some curious vehicles have emerged on the electric vehicle market over the years, and few have been more curious than the Triac. Made by Green Vehicles of Salinas, California, it touted a 100-mile range, an 80 mph top speed, and a price tag of $25,000. Sadly, like many

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Fuel-Efficient Elio Three-Wheel Car Hits 15,000 Orders Before Production Starts

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You wouldn''t think a small, green, three-wheeled vehicle would be the perfect recipe for creating a buzz in the car world. But that''s what Paul Elio has done with his Elio Motors firm, and though the vehicle in question is still a fair while from production reality, the company has a loyal following already. So far, it''s enough of a buzz that over

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80-MPG Elio Three-Wheeled Car To Be Built At Former GM Truck Plant?

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Elio Motors is the company behind a three-wheeled car capable of 84 mpg highway, on nothing more complicated than gasoline. Startups making small, economical vehicles come and go, but one company offering a high-efficiency vehicle has big plans, buying a former General Motors assembly plant. Reuters reports the company has bought an old GM plant

You know cars, trucks, and motorcycles, but what's an autocycle? (It's an Elio)

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To say three-wheeled vehicles are rare in the North American car market would be an understatement. Traditionally, motorcycles have two wheels, and passenger cars and light trucks have four. But Elio Motors wants to change that with its three-wheeled car, which it says will be offered for $7,300 (previously $6,800) and achieve 84 mpg on the. Three-wheel Fuel Economy state laws federal government Elio Motors

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Peugeot Shows Three-wheel Drive Hybrid Scooter Concept: the HYbrid3 Evolution

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At the Milan International Cycle and Motorbike Show, Peugeot is presenting a three-wheel drive hybrid scooter concept: the HYbrid3 Evolution. The HYbrid 3 Evolution features electric motors in each of its two front wheels and a naturally aspirated engine at the rear. Engine and rear wheel. The new 300 cm 3 supercharged gasoline engine providing the concept’s rear wheel drive has an output of 30 kW (41 bhp). The HYbrid3 Evolution. Click to enlarge.

Elio Motors Offers Shares To Public In 'Crowdfunding' Investment Quest

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Elio needs to raise roughly $230 million to start manufacturing its three-wheeled, two-seat, "84-mpg". Three-wheel Investment Startups Elio MotorsWhen Paul Elio said in April that his startup carmaker, Elio Motors, was pursuing crowdsourced funding, most journalists likely imagined sites like Kickstarter or GoFundMe. In fact, the investment opportunity is slightly more formal than that.

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Will 3-wheeled so-called 'autocycles' break out this year? We're skeptical

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Three-wheeled vehicles have never been remotely popular in North America, but some new makers of these unusual vehicles are hoping for a resurgence of interest. Falling into a gray area between cars and motorcycles, production-ready electric and gasoline 3-wheeled vehicles have been wheeled out by several companies promising deliveries in the near. Three-wheel Fuel Economy youtube Threewheeler federal government Elio Motors

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Production for Elio 3-wheeler slides to 2018; is time running out?

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Elio Motors continues to drag its feet regarding the start of production for its three-wheeled, two-seat, "84-mpg" vehicle, but it may now be running out of time. Three-wheel Threewheeler Startups 3 Wheeler Elio MotorsThe company previously said it had received 55,000 reservations for the car, representing potential sales of $300 million. Last year, it raised $17 million through small-investor.

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Second All-Electric Morgan Concept Is Three-Wheeler Headed For Production

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Green Goodwood Festival of Speed Morgan Morgan Threewheeler Three-wheel plug-in carsThere are electric cars and electric motorcycles, but what we've got here fits somewhere in between. Morgan is a century-old British automaker known for its purposely anachronistic sports cars, and a few years ago it decided to revive one of its oldest models--the 3 Wheeler. Originally built to take advantage of a British tax loophole that allowed.

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Elio seeks $100 million in IPO; 3-wheeler price raised, production delayed, again

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Entrepreneur Paul Elio's concept for a simple three-wheeled car that would cost only $6,800 has now been with us for eight years. Three-wheel Initial Public Offering Startups Elio MotorsDuring that time, he has shown the car hundreds of times to diverse groups of people, taken tens of thousands of reservations, sold stock in the company, and suggested an EPA fuel-economy rating of 84 mpg highway.

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Elio Motors Raises $22 Million From Small Investors, Still Needs $130 Million More

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Three-wheel Fuel Economy two-seat Investment Startups Elio MotorsAs one website put it--in a piece tagged to lure Tesla Motors fans--Elio Motors is "the other automotive startup" to which those fans should presumably pay attention. But even Tesla CEO Elon Musk hasn't proposed "crowdsourcing" his product-development funds. Given that Elio now seems to have raised pledges for $22 million from small investors in.

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Shockwave three-wheel electric roadster revealed

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An electric sports car has to be the ultimate motoring thrill. Able to make the most of the instant torque of a battery drivetrain, we’ve seen a few electric roadster concepts in recent years. Over in Tennessee, in the US, one new concept has caught our eye. Revealed at last month’s EarthFest in K[.]. Electric cars

Golly, Elio Motors has built. a car! One test car, in fact

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Three-wheel Fuel Economy Startups Elio MotorsIncreasingly sophisticated computer modeling software has cut the number of prototypes and test cars that carmakers build. But they must still make dozens of vehicles that will never be sold, to test assembly, evaluate features, conduct durability tests, and wreck them to assess crash-safety ratings. Those vehicles, destined to be crushed at the.

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Yamaha develops new three-wheel scooter for better stability

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Yamaha has revealed a new vehicle designed to deliver the best of both worlds; the agility and compact nature of scooter with the stability more akin to a car. Designed to appeal both to traditional scooter and motorcycle riders and encourage non-riders to make the switch away from cars, the new T[.]. Green credentials

Triac Electric Car - Three Wheels, 100 Miles And $25,000

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With the focus naturally going towards some of the big electric car launches we've had this year or established players like Tesla Motors, it's all too easy to forget that there are a wealth of smaller companies out there producing their own, unique take on electric transport. One such company is Green Vehicles of Salinas, California. Their

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Tribulations of Three-Wheeled Car Companies

All Cars Electric

Recent news regarding a boardroom putsch of Aptera's founders further clouds the future of the three-wheeled EV maker. Those rumors have been denied by Aptera, but the company is one among many that are struggling to make ends meet. The Aptera 2e was about to reach production but the current CEO has decided to wait for financing from the

President Signs Bill Qualifying Three Wheel Vehicles for Loans Under AVTM Program

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The President has cast his vote and approved three wheel vehicles for funding under the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program created back in 2007. Voting on the bill took place over the last couple of weeks with both the House and Senate approving the bill. Now with the president's signature, makers such as Aptera will be able

Arcimoto’s Cybertrike Is The Newest Tilting Three-Wheeler Prototype


Each of the three wheels will get an electric motor and torque vectoring technology

Aptera closes as it fails to secure investment

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The Californian firm, known for its kooky three-wheel electric concept, had plans for a four-door saloon type car, that was projected to get in the equivalent 190 miles to the gallon. Aptera Motors Aptera Californian concept electric three wheelElectric car maker Aptera has had to close its doors for the final time after failing to secure investment.

Aptera chooses EVE Energy 2170 cells for 1,000-mile solar-supplemented EV

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California’s Aptera Motors today confirmed its battery supplier for its upcoming solar-supplemented, hyper-efficient three-wheeled cars: China’s EVE Energy.

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Honda Introduces Striemo, Its Newest Electric Micro-Mobility Venture


The company is set to debut a quirky three-wheeled electric scooter towards the end of 2022

Aptera reveals new e2 as business partners line-up

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Independent electric car manufacturer, Aptera, has unveiled a new version of its all-electric three-wheel vehicle, the 2e. Tags: Electric cars Aptera car e2 electric funds project three wheels The unveiling of the 2010 model came as the California-based manufacturer gave a state of union address to explain why the firm was behind schedule on plans to bring the model to full production. The firm’s CEO Paul [.].