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January 16, 2015 10:36 AMSHREVEPORT - The start date for production of a new three-wheeled vehicle at a plant in Shreveport has been pushed back - again. Production at Elio Motors had been slated to start by March 2015. Now, it is expected to begin in first half of 2016. Founder Paul Elio Paul... more »
August 23, 2013 11:57 AMSHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish's Industrial Development Board is set to become the new owners of the former Shreveport General Motors assembly plant. The Times reports parish commissioners voted 11-1 Thursday to allocate $7.5 million in parish funds to purchase the facility, land and mineral rights of the 529-acre property. The... more »
May 21, 2013 5:48 PMBATON ROUGE - Drivers of the Elio, a three-wheeled vehicle to be manufactured in Shreveport, won't have to wear helmets. The Louisiana House gave final passage to the bill by Shreveport Rep. Barbara Norton with a 90-1 vote Tuesday, sending it to the governor's desk. Because the Elio has three... more »
January 3, 2013 12:53 PMBATON ROUGE - A startup car company called Elio Motors is moving into the former General Motors plant in Shreveport, where it would build three-wheeled, low-price vehicles. Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Thursday that Elio is buying part of the plant to assemble its unusual-looking car. The company says the two-seat... more »
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