Op-Ed: Elio Motors Thinks it Can Sell This 3-wheeler. It Can't.

Earlier this week, Troy-based manufacturer Elio Motors introduced more than 20 key suppliers who will be key contributors to the production of the three-wheeled vehicle we featured back in January. Despite industry heavyweights including Altair Engineering, IAV, and NEWTECH 3 involve, a claimed 84 MPG fuel economy rating, a (dubiously anticipated) 5-star safety rating, and a starting price of just $6,800, I think Paul Elio’s little endeavor will fail.

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Offset Automotive Emissions With Pear Energy

Electric vehicles are great, and hybrids are just swell, but not everybody is able to make the financial commitment required to buy a brand new, fuel efficient vehicle. Maybe your choice of careers means you’re stuck driving a gas guzzling truck or van all day, but you still want to try and offset your energy usage in a meaningful way. Well Pear Energy offers just such a service.

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