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I Have Given Up On Elio, Have You?

Discussion in 'General Elio Discussion' started by jdkeats, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. RSchneider

    RSchneider Elio Addict

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    I never understood how anyone could believe that. It's probably 80% of a normal cheap car but not 50%. Even if it was 50%, that would mean his operating cost would have to be 50% too. So, utilities, taxes, maintenance and insurance need to be 50%. You then need to pay the employees 50% or somehow do it with 50% less employees than anyone else. This is not just the plant but the whole operation. Last time I checked, when you are a startup and buying parts, you don't get the best deal. A company that makes window regulators is not going to give Elio the same price as a company like Ford. Ford consumes way more window regulators. They probably buy more regulators in 2 weeks than Elio would in a year.
     
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    "I never understood how anyone could believe that" really???:nono: Try the 77K+ reservation holders who "understood" (key word here) the risks involved and no matter how crazy the idea was sent their money anyways to "support" (key word here) a newcomer in the industry.
     
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  3. Johnny Acree

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    I believe, anyone who reads this,,, has not given up.
     
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    Agreed, actually not given up, and believes in Elio that it is going to happen.
    Miracles do happen and when you least expect them to.
     
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    As long as they have my money, I have not given up, but my expectations are extremely low.
     
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    At one time there was an Elioer member that lived close to the future Elio factory. Maybe he is still here and can go by and see "whats happening".
     
  7. RSchneider

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    That's a good idea. It would be good to go up to the door, walk in and see what the Elio employees are doing.

    I also checked up on their investor relations page. So, something big is going on and hope it's good news. Look for yourself:
    http://ir.eliomotors.com/
     
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    Neither link is responsive.
     
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    RSchneider Elio Addict

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    It must be a glitch. So go to the official Elio motors site and then to Investor Relations or Customer Login. That will work.
     

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