Consumer Reports Behind the Wheels of VIA Motors 100mpg Extended Range Electric Plug-In Hybrid Truck

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Plug-in hybrid trucks promise big fuel savings Running a big truck on electricity can save a lot more gas than making a switch to electric with a small car. That’s the philosophy behind Via Motors’ plug-in hybrid pickup truck. We’ve praised …

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Utah Legislators Try Out New Electric Vehicles by VIA Motors

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah)- Utah state legislators spent the day getting free rides in a new line of electric vehicles. The reason why is they’re trying to determine the potential the vehicles could have in reducing emissions …

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Orange County Register Interviews Bob Lutz on Electrified Trucks

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Lutz’s electric future Former GM exec believes trucks ideal for Volt’s technology. Bob Lutz has worked for BMW, Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp. and, most famously, General Motors, where he served as vice chairman until 2009 before retiring from GM …

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Hybrid Cars – VIA Motors Extended-Range Electric Solar Truck “Sol Trux” is One Bright Idea

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As VIA Motors prepares to begin production of its series hybrid pickups, vans and eventually SUVs based on GM “glider” chassis and engines, it has also introduced a solar panel to sweeten the potential value proposition. At this stage, two …

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Los Angeles Times Features VIA Motors New Extended-Range Electric Solar Truck – “Söl Trux”

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“Utah-based Via Motors produces environmentally friendly extended-range electric vehicles (eREVs) based on General Motors trucks, vans and SUVs which it brands “VTRUX.” Launched just three years ago, Via is no mom-and-pop operation; former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz (known as …

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Auto Blog Green Features VIA Motors Extended-Range Electric Solar Truck Article

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VIA Trucks Will Offer Solar-Power Tonneau for 10 Extra Miles of EV Range VIA Motors knows a thing or two about standing on the shoulders of others. The plug-in hybrid utility vehicle company’s entire business plan is to take big …

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Consumer Reports Article on VIA Motors Plugin Hybrid Trucks, Vans and SUV’s

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Plug-in hybrid trucks coming soon All the juice you need for the job-site, plus 40-mile electric range Small-car drivers aren’t the only ones who want to burn less gasoline. Truck drivers are eager to save fuel, as well. The differences …

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VIA Motors Extended-Range Electric Fleet Van Rolls Through E-mazing EV Race Across Canada Finish Line

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HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE! VIA Motors extended-range electric van rolls through the finish line in the world’s longest “E-mazing Electric Vehicle Race” across Canada. EV Sun Country Highway founder Kent Rathwell spoke with Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Mayor Basil Stewart, …

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VIA Targets First EREV (Extended-Range Electric Vehicle) Electric Truck Sales for 2014 – Wards Auto

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VIA Targets First Electric Truck Sales for 2014 Some 30 potential fleet customers are supporting development of the VIA EREV trucks, including Verizon and Pacific Gas & Electric. VIA EREV trucks boast 400-hp electric motor and V-6 gasoline range-extender. VIA …

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Auto Blog Green Features VIA Motors Plug-In Hybrid Truck, the “VTRUX”

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Via Motors VTRUX plug-in hybrid truck stands ready to power your block VIA Motors says its extended-range plug-in trucks can provide power generation for something a little more essential than a tailgate party or a camping trip. The company, which …

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VIA Motors PG&E Electric Green Fleet to Power Neighborhoods – Green Car Reports

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Via Motors Latest To Try Electric Vehicle-To-Home Backup Power Tech Via Motors’ X-Truck Japanese companies have explored the concept of electric vehicles powering houses for some time, but with events like last year’s Hurricane Sandy fresh in peoples’ minds, some …

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Utah’s Solar Day Features VIA Motors’ Extended-Range Electric Truck

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Clean air among the topics at third annual Solar Day Salt Lake On July 27, 2013, the Utah Solar Energy Association held the third annual Solar Day Salt Lake at Liberty Park. Speakers and musicians are scheduled through 6 p.m. …

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