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VIA Motors

January 08, 2014 10:00 ET

Bob Lutz to Speak at VIA Motors Press Conference at the Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2014) -  VIA Motors announced today that auto-legend and father of the Chevy Volt, Bob Lutz, will speak at the VIA Motors press conference on the main floor of the North America International Auto Show (NAIAS) January 14th, 2014 at 1:25p. Bob Lutz is a leading advocate for extended range electric vehicles and was featured in the movie "Revenge of the Electric Car." Lutz recently retired as vice-chairman of General Motors and is a member of VIA's board of directors.

The press conference will be held at the VIA Motors booth on the main floor of the auto show, located directly across from the General Motors exhibit. VIA will also present the world's first solar powered pickup truck, in the main concourse of the Cobo Center and feature VIA's 2014 production line up of full-size electrified vehicles in its exhibit in Michigan Hall. In addition, a live aerial performance will be presented at VIA's press event. 

VIA will offer test-drives for the media by appointment. To schedule a test drive or an interview with Bob Lutz and other VIA executives, contact David West: david@viamotors.com.

About VIA Motors
VIA Motors is a privately held electric vehicle development and manufacturing company. VIA employs a streamlined second stage manufacturing process to integrate its proprietary V-DRIVE™ power train into new OEM vehicles, then sells directly to fleets under the VTRUX™ brand name. VIA VTRUX deliver up to 40-mile battery range and unlimited extended range, averaging over 100 mpg in typical daily driving. More information on VIA Motors may be found at: VIAmotors.com. Video with Bob Lutz: VIAmotors.com/erev. Online calculator to estimate savings: VIAmotors.com/payback

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