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VIA Motors Electric Truck Featured on KUTV for National Plug In Day

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VIA’s David West on CBS affiliate KUTV 2 in Salt Lake City for National Plugin Day 2012. David West features the VIA Motor’s extended-range electric truck, the VTRUX and SUV, comparing the rising cost of gas with flat electricity rates. …

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VIA and PG&E Empowering EV Enthusiasts at Cupertino National Plugin Day

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VIA's VTRUX was in Cupertino on Sunday for National Plugin Day, and event held in 65 cities across the U.S..  Pacific Gas and Electric, VIA's first fleet customer, attended with positive feedback on the VIA VTRUX. As an electric utility …

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VIA Sponsors National Plugin Day Event in Salt Lake City

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Local ABC News previews the VIA VTRUX before the National Plugin Day Music Festival and EV Demo Drive in Salt Lake City. David West on ABC 4 talks about Electric Vehicle Music Fest at Salt Lake Gallivan Center tomorrow, Sun …

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Seattle Times FRONT Page Article on VIA Motors & Bob Lutz – “Electric car future: lighter vehicles, more range”

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Electric car future: lighter vehicles, more range If you believe Bob Lutz, one of the auto industry’s best-known executives, come midcentury we’ll all be driving around in lightweight electric cars that can go hundreds of miles between charges. The Seattle …

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Charged: Electric Vehicle Symposium Silicon Valley Thur, Aug 23 – Fri, Aug 24, Palo Alto, CA

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Charged 2012 comes at a pivotal point for electric vehicles as they go from early adoption stages to implementation phases and beyond! Electric vehicles will have a major introduction this year and ramping up over the next several years. Businesses …

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IB Times UK Article – “Electric Hybrid Trucks & SUVs from Via Motors Could Be a Game Changer”

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Don’t look now, but it looks like the evolution of electric automobiles may finally be turning towards trucks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs) thanks to Via Motors. Recently, I watched a video featuring Jay Leno’ s Garage. In the 12-minute …

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Sun Times: Chevy Volt critics are just flat-out wrong

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Misconceptions about electric and hybrid cars versus extended range electric cars like VIA’s VTRUX are countered by Chuck Frank, a former Chevy dealer and a Chevy Volt driver. Frank says conventional hybrids “don’t give drivers the option of driving gas-free. …

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Plug-in hybrid sales soar; all-electric cars stay in low gear

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Jerry Herish reports “sales of plug-in hybrids — vehicles that can travel miles on battery power before a traditional gasoline engine kicks in — are soaring.” “ [Conventional hybrids] don’t give drivers the option of driving gas-free. Plug-in hybrids enable …

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Torque News Writes Informative Article on VIA’s Electric Truck Demo for the Silicon Valley Electric Auto Association

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Save money while being green with a Via Motors VTRUX plug-in hybrid pickup truck The Via Motors VTRUX plug-in hybrid (extended range electric) trucks are powerful workhorses designed for commercial fleets, and because it uses electricity as its primary fuel …

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Jay Leno features VIA VTRUX with Bob Lutz on “Leno’s Garage”

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The VIA VTRUX was featured on an episode of Jay Lenos’ Garage. Jay Leno, an avid car collector and a champion for alternative energies, is joined by Bob Lutz, the “ultimate car guy.” He’s the former GM vice chairman and …

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Bob Lutz & Jay Leno Team Up at Coalition for Clean Air Awards

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LOS ANGELES—Two ultimate “car guys”, Bob Lutz and Jay Leno, teamed up on behalf of clean air and charity at the 2012 Collation for Clean Air on Thursday. The CCA held the awards ceremony at the Peterson Automotive Museum in …

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Deseret News Article – Rocky Mountain Power to Test VIA’s Electric Truck

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Rocky Mountain Power announces that it will be one of the first electric utility fleets in the nation to drive a new extended range electric pickup. The 100 mpg truck is designed by Utah company VIA Motors. The truck was …

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