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Via Motors (Bob Lutz Startup) Enters Joint Venture with Volvo/Geely

February 4th, 2018 | by Jo Borrás

Founded by industry “favorite” Bob Lutz, electric truck-builder Via had big plans. Back in 2015, the company had plans to sell 50,000 new vehicles by 2018 — which, I mean, just didn’t happen. As recently as August of last year, in fact, Via was still talking about putting an electric pickup on the road “within two years." But, before you write Via off completely, consider the following: it just got a massive cash boost from Volvo’s parent company, Geely


Electric Trucks — In Depth

December 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world


EPA Approves The VIA eREV Van

November 25th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Originally published on EVObsession. Last week Bob Lutz’s plug-in truck maker VIA Motors received certification for sale from the EPA for [&hellip


17 Cleantech Champions

January 1st, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

There are actually thousands of cleantech champions out there, and many of them are CleanTechnica readers. I was actually a [&hellip



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