28 May '14, 6pm

2014 VIA VTRUX Test Drive Review

2014 VIA VTRUX Test Drive Review

After a couple years of pilot testing and now as emissions certification are being completed, VIA Motors anticipates launching its VTRUX series hybrid trucks around this September. When – after some delays – it’s finally given the green light, the Utah-based company spun off in 2010 will begin filling multiple-unit purchase orders from around 70 fleet accounts who’ve thus far committed to the work trucks that operate much like a Chevy Volt. VIA frequently quotes “100 mpg” based on around 60 miles per day, or 40 miles of pure electric drive, plus another 20 miles from the truck’s generator, a stock 4.3-liter GM ECOTEC3 V6 engine. Vehicles are set to run on gas, but natural gas is also a possibility. This estimate does not count electricity cost, but that averages around two bucks at industrial utility rates. Depending on distance driven, fuel economy can average below or we...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/2014-via-vtrux-test-drive-review/

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