Via Motors Bringing 800 HP Hybrid “X-Truck” To Detroit Auto Show

While no major automaker has taken the plunge yet, there is an immense amount of potential in the plug-in hybrid pickup market. Via Motors hopes to tap into that market with an expanding line of hybrid pickups, and at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit Via Motors will showcase three new vehicles, including the high-performance “X-Truck”.

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Plug-In Hybrid Ford F-350 Chassis Cabs in the Works

While many Americans seemed to opened their hearts to small cars and hybrids, the real Holy Grail of efficiency comes from improving the fuel economy of large gas guzzling trucks. Ford has teamed up with Azure Dynamics to produce a plug-in hybrid F-250 chassis and cab for a variety of uses.

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