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VIA Appoints Industry Veteran as New CFO

OREM, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 07/22/14 -- VIA Motors CEO John Weber announced today, that VIA has appointed Wayne Oliver, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer of VIA Motors.

"VIA congratulates Mr. Oliver on his new appointment and we look forward to the depth of experience and talent, intensity and energy that he will bring to the company," said Weber.

Prior to this appointment, Oliver served as former CFO & VP Administration of Minth Americas. Minth Americas is the Western Hemisphere operations of Minth Group, Ltd; a tier 1 automotive supplier headquartered in Jiaxing, China, and traded on the Hong Kong exchange. Prior to Minth, Mr. Oliver was CFO & VP Business Systems at Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Inc., a Canadian tier 1 automotive supplier. Mr. Oliver also served as VP Operations Finance for Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc., an American tier 1 automotive supplier.

"I am truly thrilled to join VIA Motors at a time when this technology is poised to transform the industry," said Oliver.

Oliver holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma, and a MS in Industrial Operations from Lawrence Technological University.

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 at: VIAmotors.com.

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