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8:58am

Wed October 29, 2014
Business

Shreveport startup SkyRunner sets up shop in former GM plant

Credit SkyRunner LLC Facebook

A flying dune buggy has Shreveport roots.

Startup flying car maker SkyRunner LLC is moving into the former Shreveport General Motors plant this week. An assembly line is being prepped for a pre-market, all-terrain vehicle with a powered parachute.

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8:21am

Fri September 6, 2013
Business

Elio Motors is in an 'engineering-centric' phase, says founder

Paul Elio, founder of Elio Motors, talks with reporters at a January 2013 press announcement at the Shreveport General Motors plant.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Detroit-based Elio Motors says it’s on track to begin producing its three-wheeled vehicle a little over a year from now in the former Shreveport General Motors plant. Founder Paul Elio told Red River Radio that 25 prototypes are under construction in Detroit as the company enters into the product testing phase.  Elio said the main focus now is on engineering the vehicle.

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