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PHOTO CAPTION: Via Motors Range-Extended electric pickup with SolTrux solar tonneau.

VIA Motors Introduces Its Range-Extended Electric Pickup at 2014 NAIAS

Based on the Chevrolet 1/2 ton pickup, the charge-sustaining e-drive offers up to 40 miles of battery range and 400 miles of hybrid driving range.

Published: 17-Jan-2014

DETROIT — VIA Motors didn’t debut anything new at the North American International Auto Show, but that doesn’t mean the company didn’t make an impact.

The company had two displays, one outside of the show floor where a pair of full-size electric pickup trucks were on display, and another in the basement where a line of electric work vehicles were being showcased.

Canadian group announces $80 million purchase agreement of Via Motors shuttle vans.

Although the extended-range pickup debuted at the San Francisco Auto Show in December, the Detroit show is the biggest the truck will be on display.

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