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Elio Motors (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-17

Duration: 00:06:23

Subjects: Elio Motors | Autocycle | Automobile industry and trade | Business


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Ozuna, Misty Interviewee
  • Elio, Paul Interviewee
  • Sheltrown, Joel Interviewee
  • Norton, Barbara Interviewee
  • Gallot, Rick Interviewee
  • Vassallo, Jerome Interviewee


This segment from the May 17, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the Elio Motors Roadshow stop at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Whinham tours a prototype of the three-wheeled vehicle, or autocycle, that Elio Motors plans to produce at the old General Motors Plant in Shreveport. He interviews: Misty Ozuna, Denham Springs resident; Paul Elio, the founder and CEO of Elio Motors; Joel Sheltrown, the Vice President of Governmental Affairs for Elio Motors; State Representative Barbara Norton; State Senator Rick Gallot; and Jerome Vassolo, the Vice President of Retail Operations for Elio Motors. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford