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Discussion in 'In The News' started by goofyone, Apr 19, 2014.

  1. goofyone

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    This thread is being used as an archive of links to previous Tech Talk emails as the Elio Motors email marketing system does not list all of them. Dedicated discussion threads for each Tech Talk are still encouraged however this thread will make it easier to find the links to both the Tech Talk itself and the relevant discussion thread on this board.
     
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    The Heart of the Elio

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    Altair & Drag

    http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=87a269b234



    Safety Rating

    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=a1b920d4ad&e



    Elio Vision Gains Momentum

    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=b427eefda9&e



    Mule or Prototype

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/mule-or-prototype-this-weeks-tech-talk.448/

    Elio: The Interior

    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=671ea870d4&e

    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/this-weeks-tech-talk-is-all-about-interiors.744/

    Elio Motors: Your Top Questions Answered

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/tech-talk-your-top-questions-answered.748/

    Don't just take it from us...

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/tech-talk-3-26-14-we-saw-it-here-first.878/

    Elio Board of Directors

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/tech-talk-v9-from-body-styling-to-advising-body.951/

    Flame Spray Industries Partnership

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/tech-talk-4-9-2014.1024/

    Update: Front Wheel Fairings

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    More Environmentally Friendly than a Cow’s What?

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/k...ndly-than-a-cows-what-posted-2014-04-21.1153/

    Official Elio Motors Service Center

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/pep-boys-to-provide-service-maintenance.1238/

    Building the Elio Manufacturing Facility

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/elio-now-getting-serious-about-manufacturing.1330/

    Progress Update: Elio Motors Manufacturing Plant

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/05-14-2014-progress-update-elio-motors-manufacturing-plant.1402/

    Production Update from CEO Paul Elio

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/5-16-2014-production-update-from-paul-elio.1428/

    The Engine that Drives the Elio

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/tech-talk-5-22-2014-the-engine-that-drives-the-elio.1466/

    Good for America



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    The Little Big Details

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/6-4-2014-tech-talk-the-little-big-details.1547/

    The Time is Now

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    Top Question Paul is Asked

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/6-20-2014-elio-motors-blog-comment-reply-friday-ii.1665/

    Progress Update: Elio Engine - Focus turns to the Cylinder Head

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/6-25-2014-tech-talk-focus-turns-to-the-cylinder-head.1718/

    Reservation Holder Spotlight - Silas Sunday

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/7-2-2014-tech-talk-reservation-holder-spotlight-silas-sunday.1821/

    The Elio Engine - Your Questions Answered

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/e...the-elio-engine-your-questions-answered.1926/

    How Elio Connects

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/7-16-2014-tech-talk-how-elio-connects.2030/

    Investment Experts Say What about Elio?

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/7-19-14-motley-fool-good-news-for-tesla-the-elio.2103/

    Act Fast for 50% Bonus!

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    Which Would You Choose?

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/8-6-2014-tech-talk-which-would-you-choose.2426/

    How Safe Is The Elio?

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/8-13-2014-tech-talk-how-safe-is-the-elio.2549/

    The Elio Motors Blue Chip Supplier Partners

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/8-20-2014-tech-talk-elio-motors-blue-chip-supplier-partners.2720/

    More on the Elio Engine

    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=45b1ec9a49

    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/8-27-2014-tech-talk-more-on-the-elio-engine.2882/#post-40210

    Did you know? - Fifteen Fun Facts About Elio Motors and its 84 MPG, $6,800 Vehicle

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/9...lio-motors-and-its-84-mpg-6-800-vehicle.3124/

    See Elio Technology in Action!

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    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/9-10-14-tech-talk-see-elio-technology-in-action.3265/#post-45278

    Elio Motors takes major step toward producing new vehicle
    at massive Shreveport plant


    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=791193256c

    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/0...producing-new-vehicle-at-massive-shreve.3481/

    Nearing the Finish Line

    http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=a8375847f5

    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/9-24-14-tech-talk-nearing-the-finish-line.3661/

    Elio Motors' Nationwide Tour

    http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=24b371802c83d81776b06aa68&id=b576d704d7

    http://www.elioowners.com/threads/10-1-2014-tech-talk-elio-motors-nationwide-tour.3834/
     
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    Todays Tech Talk is all about Cows and Elio. I think we have heard this before. LOL
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    More Environmentally Friendly than a Cow’s What?

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    Yes, we said it. Elio Motors is more environmentally friendly than cow farts. How do we know this? In celebration of Earth Day, Elio Motors, Inc., CEO Paul Elio challenged his team to put into context the vehicle’s positive environmental impact. Of course, the team came up with some compelling information.
    • Driven 15,000 miles annually, the vehicle will save its owner $1,500 in fuel costs.
    • Over 10 years, the vehicle could save American drivers 5.1 billion gallons of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 99.5 billion pounds.
    The team also found an interesting fact to put the vehicle’s environmental impact in every day terms. Elio Motors’ vehicle will be more environmentally friendly than a year’s worth of one cow’s farts. Here’s the science:
    • One cow produces 242 lbs of methane a year through burps and flatulence. Methane traps 20 times more heat than CO2 over a 100-year period. (SOURCE: Get Green Living) In a year, the average cow will emit 4,840 lbs of CO2 equivalent greenhouses gases.
    • Elio Motors vehicle, driven 20,000 miles, will emit only 4,500 lbs of CO2.
    So… the Elio is more environmentally friendly than cow farts.

    “I’ll admit, it’s not the most conventional measure for environmental efficiency,” Elio said of the cow comparison. “But, when you realize that we are more environmentally friendly than something found in nature every day, we are clearly on the right path.”

    The internal combustion engine is going to be part of the transportation industry for many years into the future. The key will be for companies such as Elio Motors to come up with revolutionary vehicle designs to use existing technology in a more Earth-friendly way.

    Elio Motors is clearly leading the way. The combination of the high fuel efficiencyand low cost will result in high volumes of the Elio sold and a significant impact on oil dependence and the environment.

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    4/30/2014 Today's Tech Talk is about the Pep Boys agreement. There is some additional information in it so I am posting it. :-) Z

    Elio Motors Tech Talk v15

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    Another Big Step Forward

    Yes it’s true. In case you missed the live announcement on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 on FOX & Friends, Pep Boys, the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, has been named as the official service provider for Elio Motors. This partnership adds a key building block to Elio Motors launch strategy given it’s no small task to win the confidence of this leading national service brand.

    “Providing a convenient and professional service experience is one of the most important elements in creating an overall positive customer ownership experience, so this is a crucial step on our development,” said Paul Elio, CEO of Elio Motors.

    Exciting news like this often creates questions. Following are answers to the top questions being asked since the announcement. This Friday’s 3-Wheeling Blog will address even more as we continue to move our vision forward.
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    Why Pep Boys?
    Pep Boys’ rich history, dating back nearly 100 years, makes the company a cultural icon, and a well-known and trusted brand to our future customers. With 800 service centers and 7,500 service bays in 35 states and Puerto Rico, it gives us more service locations than Volkswagen, Kia, Subaru, Mercedes Benz and BMW to name a few.

    If someone lives in a market where there is no Pep Boys, how will they get their vehicle serviced?
    The recent announcement of the Pep Boys partnership is a major step forward, as it provides service for 90 percent of our customers. For the remaining markets we are currently evaluating some of those options and will certainly have service in place when we launch in 2015.

    Is the Elio something that a lot of "Do-it-Yourself" types will like to service themselves?
    Absolutely. The Elio has a relatively simple design, so it’s something that the car enthusiast who likes to get their hands dirty will really enjoy.

    Know that as you read this, the Elio Motors and Pep Boys teams are deeply immersed in developing service solution. So as soon as all the i’s and t’s are dotted and crossed, the details will be shared.

    Meanwhile, rest assured that the best interests of Elio owners will be driving every decision.
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    Tech Talk 5/7/2014

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    40-Year Auto Industry Manufacturing Veteran Brings Leadership, Expertise to Elio Motors Launch
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    One of the keys to producing a low-cost vehicle is ensuring maximum efficiency in our manufacturing operations. Gino Raffin, Vice President of Manufacturing and Product Launch, is a 40-year auto industry veteran and former Chrysler Corp. manufacturing executive. Gino will oversee all aspects of manufacturing and assembly at the Shreveport, La., manufacturing facility including putting the right team and processes in place to make Elio Motors a world-class manufacturer.After beginning his career with the Chrysler Corporation LLC in engineering in the Steering and Suspension division, Gino developed significant experience in all aspects of manufacturing engineering, product launch’s and plant management. Most recently he served as Director of Advance Manufacturing Engineering for the Truck Platform with launch responsibilities. Gino was also the plant manager of the Chrysler Minivan Plant in Windsor, Ontario for five years and orchestrated a cultural change, which was recognized by the Canadian Government with the Total Quality Award.

    During his tenure, Gino held various positions in numerous automotive plants around the country focusing his expertise in absorbing the appropriate knowledge and skills to effect positive change in both the hard side objectives and the cultural change mentality to product tangible soft side improvements. Gino then moved into launch management where he served as Director of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and led new product launches focused on Product System Teams whose roster included members from the enterprise wide “horizontal” colleagues — the minivan, large/small car, and the truck platforms. After retiring from Chrysler, Gino returned briefly to assist two platforms in defining the launch methodology based on historical successful launches.

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    Gino’s passion for manufacturing coupled with a work ethic learned from his immigrant family-beginning stressing loyalty, respect, accountability and helping others, will continue to serve as his guiding principles and will prove to be a critical role in bringing the Elio to market.
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    Elio Motors Tech Talk v19

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    Elio Motors is Good for America



    A strong manufacturing base is important for any nation that wants to prosper in the global economy. According to the World Trade Organization, 80 percent of global trade comes from manufactured merchandise.



    In the United States, manufacturing accounts for just 11 percent of the total employment, but it accounts for 60 percent of all exports and 68 percent of all private sector research and development, according to the Brookings Institute. 

 But, manufacturing has decreased significantly in the United States. From 1997 to 2012, the United States lost 5.5 million manufacturing jobs – a 32.9 percent decline.

    These statistics didn't just alarm Paul Elio. They moved him to take action.



    “Manufacturing is too important to our long-term global competitiveness to give away,” Elio said. “As a nation, we need to have a strong manufacturing core, where we are constantly inventing, improving and innovating. It’s why I went into engineering in the first place…to make things. And, to make things better. Elio Motors is dedicated to creating American jobs and working to make our manufacturing sector and our economy stronger.”

    Despite the dip in manufacturing over the past two decades, it is still an overall bright spot in our economy. With nearly 11 million jobs, manufacturing is the fourth largest employer in the United States, according to the 2012 US Census Bureau. Those jobs also pay well. From 1997 to 2012, the average pay for a manufacturing job rose from $33,907 to $52,686. 

In addition, for every manufacturing job, an additional 4.6 jobs are created, according to U.S. International Trade Commission and the Department of Commerce.

    The reason for all the spin-off jobs? The manufacturing sector invests heavily on materials and capital expenses. According to the US Census Bureau, in 2011 United States manufacturers invested $3.2 trillion in materials and an additional $147 billion in capital expenditures.

    Elio Motors is projected to create more than 1,500 jobs, the majority concentrated in the manufacturing facility in Shreveport, Louisiana. In addition, the company is committed to using 90 percent North American made content in the vehicle, creating job opportunities at the many supplier companies contributing to the development of Elio Motors.

    At a time when many manufacturing jobs are going away, Elio Motors will provide a much needed boost to American jobs and economic activity.
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    Elio Motors Tech Talk v21
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    (Authors Note: This TechTalk has the correct Elio city mileage of 49 MPG.)

    Elio Motors is not a fling. It is not a novelty. It is the product of a mobile society naturally evolving to a more efficient, practical, and affordable form of transportation. The challenge of launching the company is big, but we believe it is well worth the fight. And, with every step taken we’re getting closer to production.

    Let's look at the facts and realities of the world we live in: gas today is near an all-time high; space is becoming a smaller and smaller commodity; cars cost more than the average house did only a few decades ago; and traditional personal transportation isn't working like it used to.

    That's why Paul Elio’s idea is simple and brilliant.

    To accomplish the must haves of 84 MPG, a $6,800 price tag and to engineer for a 5-Star Crash Test Safety Rating, it takes a very smart and passionate team of industry professionals. Paul Elio brought together some of America’s top engineers, suppliers and partners all in the name of creating a vehicle for today's generation of drivers that addresses the transportation needs, and the world's new realities.

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    Consider this:
    • The need exists for a new way of getting around. Most American’s — about 93% — drive to work alone. That means they are commuting to work in a car big enough for four or more passengers.
    • 95 million “Clunkers” are on our roads today. These “Clunkers” have over 100,000 miles and on average get less than 17 MPG. Yet, many can’t afford a better option. If given a choice between a pre 2000 vehicle with over 100,000 miles, no warranty and an average of 17 mpg vs. a brand new Elio that gets 84 MPG with a 3-year/36,000 mile warranty, the answer is easy. Especially when at three times the gas mileage the Elio pays for itself in gas savings.
    • The Elio is more than merely a fun, fuel-efficient way to get around. The Elio can have a profound effect on our economy, creating approximately 1,500 American jobs. And, we all know the ripple effect a vehicle has when you factor in everyone from the suppliers and their employees to all the other businesses that prosper from putting previously unemployed hard working folks to work.
    • Elio is a major step in curbing the erosion of our environment and making us far less dependent on foreign oil. Just think how that will affect the political landscape of our world. Case in point, we had a little fun when we published how an Elio driven 20,000 miles per year put out less harmful methane gases than a cow. But this is no joke. Solutions are needed now and Elio Motors is playing its part.
    • Elio Motors is an immediate bridge towards new fuel technologies. At 84 mpg EPA hwy and 49 mpg EPA city, the Elio is nearly 1.4 times the fuel economy of the Toyota Prius at 50 mpg EPA combined and 1/5th of its cost. Because most people can afford an Elio, together we can make an immediate impact.
    From the economy to the environment to the national debt to foreign relations, Elio is an idea whose time has come... and that time is now.
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    Elio Motors is not a fling. It is not a novelty. It is the product of a mobile society naturally evolving to a more efficient, practical, and affordable form of transportation. The challenge of launching the company is big, but we believe it is well worth the fight. And, with every step taken we’re getting closer to production.

    Let's look at the facts and realities of the world we live in: gas today is near an all-time high; space is becoming a smaller and smaller commodity; cars cost more than the average house did only a few decades ago; and traditional personal transportation isn't working like it used to.

    That's why Paul Elio’s idea is simple and brilliant.

    To accomplish the must haves of 84 MPG, a $6,800 price tag and to engineer for a 5-Star Crash Test Safety Rating, it takes a very smart and passionate team of industry professionals. Paul Elio brought together some of America’s top engineers, suppliers and partners all in the name of creating a vehicle for today's generation of drivers that addresses the transportation needs, and the world's new realities.

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    Consider this:
    • The need exists for a new way of getting around. Most American’s — about 93% — drive to work alone. That means they are commuting to work in a car big enough for four or more passengers.
    • 95 million “Clunkers” are on our roads today. These “Clunkers” have over 100,000 miles and on average get less than 17 MPG. Yet, many can’t afford a better option. If given a choice between a pre 2000 vehicle with over 100,000 miles, no warranty and an average of 17 mpg vs. a brand new Elio that gets 84 MPG with a 3-year/36,000 mile warranty, the answer is easy. Especially when at three times the gas mileage the Elio pays for itself in gas savings.
    • The Elio is more than merely a fun, fuel-efficient way to get around. The Elio can have a profound effect on our economy, creating approximately 1,500 American jobs. And, we all know the ripple effect a vehicle has when you factor in everyone from the suppliers and their employees to all the other businesses that prosper from putting previously unemployed hard working folks to work.
    • Elio is a major step in curbing the erosion of our environment and making us far less dependent on foreign oil. Just think how that will affect the political landscape of our world. Case in point, we had a little fun when we published how an Elio driven 20,000 miles per year put out less harmful methane gases than a cow. But this is no joke. Solutions are needed now and Elio Motors is playing its part.
    • Elio Motors is an immediate bridge towards new fuel technologies. At 84 mpg EPA hwy and 60 mpg EPA city, the Elio is nearly 1.4 times the fuel economy of the Toyota Prius at 50 mpg EPA combined and 1/5th of its cost. Because most people can afford an Elio, together we can make an immediate impact.
    From the economy to the environment to the national debt to foreign relations, Elio is an idea whose time has come... and that time is now.
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