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USA: Is this Elio three-wheel tandem the future of environmentally/wallet-friendly travel?02:50

USA: Is this Elio three-wheel tandem the future of environmentally/wallet-friendly travel?

United States, Los Angeles
November 18, 2016 at 02:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Elio Motors unveiled its new three-wheeled tandem E1c engineering model to media and dealers ahead of the LA Auto Show, Thursday.

Elio's Chief Marketing Officer Tim Andrews described the two seat economy vehicle as “a bridge to the future.” According to Anders, the vehicle is regarded as the “truly ultimate commuter car” designed to be used Monday through Friday.

Andrews assures that the car can make a “serious impact on the environment,” consuming only one gallon (3.7 l.) per every 84 miles (135 km) thanks to its lightness and the tandem design. On top of consuming much less petrol, the vehicle also targets those who “can’t afford reliable transportation, at $7,300.”

The Elio has already received 62,000 reservations for the vehicle, although Andrews was hopeful that they would sell 250,000 units alone in 2016.

USA: Is this Elio three-wheel tandem the future of environmentally/wallet-friendly travel?02:50
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Elio Motors unveiled its new three-wheeled tandem E1c engineering model to media and dealers ahead of the LA Auto Show, Thursday.

Elio's Chief Marketing Officer Tim Andrews described the two seat economy vehicle as “a bridge to the future.” According to Anders, the vehicle is regarded as the “truly ultimate commuter car” designed to be used Monday through Friday.

Andrews assures that the car can make a “serious impact on the environment,” consuming only one gallon (3.7 l.) per every 84 miles (135 km) thanks to its lightness and the tandem design. On top of consuming much less petrol, the vehicle also targets those who “can’t afford reliable transportation, at $7,300.”

The Elio has already received 62,000 reservations for the vehicle, although Andrews was hopeful that they would sell 250,000 units alone in 2016.

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