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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VIA Debuts Electric Shuttle Van At Edison Electric Institute Conference at Aria Hotel, Las Vegas – HybridCars.com Article

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Perhaps you’ve seen VIA Motors’ extended-range electric pickups and vans that are pending launch, and today the company announced it’s debuting a shuttle version of its van. In an interview today, VIA’s Chief Marketing Officer David West said the Utah-based startup …

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2014 VIA MOTORS VTRUX Test Drive Review Article by Hybridcars.com

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  After a couple years of pilot testing and now as emissions certification are being completed, VIA Motors anticipates launching its VTRUX series hybrid vans around June and pickup trucks around this September. When – after some delays – it’s finally …

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Utah Clean Air Fair Seeks Community Solutions Featuring VIA Motors 100mpg Electric Solar Truck

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Clean Air Fair seeks community solutions   SALT LAKE CITY – A community fair in downtown Salt Lake City brought Utahns together to look for ways to improve air quality, and it featured everything from vendors and music to games and …

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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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CNBC hosts Bob Lutz and VIA Motors CEO John Weber on the Squawkbox

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Electrifying' Your Gas-guzzling Pickup Thursday, February 6th This morning Bob Lutz and VIA Motors CEO John Weber were guests on CNBC touting the benefits of VIA's range-unlimited vehicles. We're replacing a vehicle that normally gets 11 miles per gallon in …

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BBC reports from the floor of the Detroit Auto Show with Bob Lutz

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Michelle Fleury of the BBC speaks with Bob Lutz on the floor of the North American International Autoshow in Detroit about VIA’s line of extended range electric vehicles Ford may have just unveiled its all-new revamped version of the F-150 …

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VIA Motors Electric Vehicle Thermal Testing Facility

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VIA Motors‘ extreme thermal testing facility is capable of testing vehicles in all driving conditions from minus 40 C to up to 160 F with this fully enclosed dynamometer and vehicle lift. Here VIA can simulate any driving condition and …

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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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