(FoxNews ) Even when operating in extended range mode, with the internal combustion engine running, Via Motors president Alan Perriton says the vehicles can deliver twice the fuel economy of the conventional trucks they are based on.
Via Motors Planning 70 MPG Pickup Truck
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JANUARY 16, 2013
Gary Gastelu, FoxNews.com

Via Motors buys full-size trucks from General Motors and replaces their transmissions with electric motors that run off of a 24 kilowatt-hour battery pack that provides up to 40 miles of electric-only range before an internal combustion engine kicks in to power a generator for longer trips.
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