Tuesday, June 19, 2012

You are cordially invited!
Electric Vehicles in Utah Press Conference with Governor Gary Herbert

Press Conference:Utah takes Lead in Electric Vehicle Development & Early Deployment of Full Size Extended Range Work Trucks
New 100 mpg electric Pick Up Truck by Utah Company VIA Motors will be demonstrated and available for test drives
Governor Gary Herbert
Rich Walje, CEO Rocky Mountain Power
Alan Perrition, President, VIA Motors 
Utah State Capitol South Steps,  
When: Wednesday June 20, 10:30 - 11:30 a
Park: Parking is available in public parking area on the east side of the state capitol

Rocky Mountain Power announces that they will be one of the first electric utility fleets in the nation to drive a new extended range electric pick up truck developed by Utah based electric vehicle company VIA Motors.  VIA is teamed with General Motors to install VIA's extended range electric powertrain into GM trucks, vans and SUVs.  The trucks also include a bidirectional grid connection and power export option with 120V-240V outlets built into the truck delivering 15 kW at 30 amps for the job site or emergencies.  The deployment in Utah is part of a national program in cooperation with the DOE and many of the nation's leading utility fleets.

Refreshments will be served.

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