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VIA Shuttle Van

Production Version Of VIA EREV Shuttle Van Debuts

In full-size vans, there’s the commercial-use work van (no seats and usually no rear windows) and there’s the passenger hauler (rear seats and windows).  Often called a shuttle van, VIA Motors recently debuted this version in production trim at the Edison Electric Institute Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 16

VIA Motors Buys Out Prodigy Engineering

VIA Motors Acquires Prodigy Engineering, Gains Cooling Tech

VIA Motors has taken an important step in becoming a electric vehicle maker this week as the company has announced it has acquired Prodigy Engineering, and internalized their engineering team.  Prodigy had been under contract to design and prototype models for VIA. As part of this deal VIA will gain…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 3

VIA "Pro Access" Van

VIA Debuts 35 Mile Extended Range Work Van With Remote Side Doors

Thanks to a little snafu getting access to GM’s latest Silverado to convert into 40 mile extended range truck (a change in chassis delayed VIA’s launch by 12 months), VIA Motors instead launched an extended range Chevy Express conversion in its place – the VTRUX Van. That vehicle entered production last November at the company’s assembly…

7 months ago by Jay Cole 13

Meet A Familiar Face Now In Charge Of Via's Board

Bob Lutz Takes Over As Chairman At VIA Motors

Times are changing fast at VIA Motors. With production recently underway on VIA’s extended range products in Mexico, a new President installed just two months ago, VIA has now appointed a new Chairman of the Board. …none other than Bob Lutz – who just celebrated his 82nd birthday on the 12th of this month….

7 months ago by Jay Cole 36

VIA Motors New iPad In-Dash System

Via Motors Shows Off Integrated iPad In-Dash System

VIA has a new in-dash system to show off… …but before we get into that, we should note that although the VIA extended range truck, van and SUV are about equal in cost to a well equipped Tesla Model S, their new in-Dash electric vehicle control system is not at all alike. However, considering the originally shown…

7 months ago by Jay Cole 15

XTRUX Live in Detroit

VIA Motors XTRUX Hits the Stage in Detroit

VIA Motors is now what we’d consider a mainstay in the auto show scene. VIA typically wheels out something to show off to the press/public at the various auto sows hosted within the US. The 2014 Detroit Auto Show was no exception. Here we see the VIA Motors XTRUX pickup,…

9 months ago by Eric Loveday 11