Tag: Proterra

Dec 21, 2021 - 11:26 am

US cuts BYD out of e-bus funding schemes

The US Government has cut off Chinese manufacturers from funding programs for electric buses. This will hit BYD particularly hard despite having assembled electric buses in the US for years. The most likely “winner” will be Proterra.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 03:43 pm

Proterra is building a battery assembly plant in South Carolina

Proterra is building another production facility for battery systems for use in electric vehicles. The new plant is being built in Greer, South Carolina, near Proterra’s electric bus manufacturing facility in Greenville, and is expected to be operational in the second half of 2022.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 02:57 pm

Proterra announces new CEO

Proterra announced that Gareth Joyce, who currently serves as President of Proterra, will succeed Jack Allen as Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2022.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 05:40 pm

Anadolu Isuzu orders battery systems from Proterra

Proterra has received an order for its battery systems from the Turkish commercial vehicle manufacturer Anadolu Isuzu. The latter wants to integrate Proterra’s batteries into its new 12-metre and 18-metre Citi Volt electric bus models.

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Nov 6, 2021 - 07:12 pm

LA to install megawatt solar microgrid to charge electric buses

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has been awarded a $6mn grant by the California Energy Commission to install one of the largest EV fleet charging systems in the US. The funding comes after the agency had announced to transition its entire fleet to electric in time for the Summer Olympics in 2028.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 06:06 pm

Austin Texas orders 26 Proterra e-buses

Proterra has announced that Capital Metro in Austin, Texas is purchasing 26 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, with an option for another 126 of these buses plus chargers over the next 5 years. The first 26 electric buses should be delivered in 2022.

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Aug 12, 2021 - 01:56 pm

Proterra to source battery cells from LG Energy Solution

Proterra has reached an agreement with LG Energy Solution for a long-term supply of cylindrical cells. These will be manufactured at an LG Energy Solution factory in the US and supplied to Proterra plants in North America for the production of battery systems for commercial vehicles.

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Jun 23, 2021 - 03:28 pm

Proterra strikes large follow-up up order in Miami

The US e-bus maker Proterra says it received an order from Miami-Dade County to deliver another 42 electric buses. This time around, however, the County will also install one of the largest fleet charging systems in the States with 75 Proterra chargers across three bus depots.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 01:48 pm

Proterra to hit the stock market

The US American electric bus manufacturer Proterra has announced that its shares of common stock and warrants will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market today under the new ticker symbols ‘PTRA’ and ‘PTRAW,’ respectively.

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Feb 27, 2021 - 02:33 pm

US revives school bus electrification efforts

In the Maryland county of Montgomery, an initiative for the electric conversion of buses has been launched, marking the largest single electric school bus procurement in the USA so far. Additionally, Los Angeles has ordered 10 Lion electric school buses and California has begun installing charging stations at their schools.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 12:15 pm

Proterra to supply batteries for the Volta Zero

Volta Trucks has appointed Proterra as battery supplier for the Volta Zero electric truck. The Proterra batteries will help the all-electric 16-tonne truck, which is designed for inner-city freight transport, to achieve a real-world range of up to 200 kilometres.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Proterra presents the ZX5 electric bus

The US manufacturer Proterra presented its latest electric bus model, the ZX5. The electric bus is being offered in two length variants of 35 feet (10.7 metres) and 40 feet (12.2 metres) with 29 and 40 seats respectively.

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Sep 14, 2020 - 05:09 pm

Toronto launches third electric bus variant

With the arrival of a third electric bus model, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) now has what it claims to be the largest fleet of electric buses in North America. However, the superlative claim will soon be taken by the city of LA in the USA.

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Jul 29, 2020 - 07:55 pm

Optimal EV and Proterra develop S1LF low-floor shuttle bus

Optimal Electric Vehicles and Proterra have just announced a new partnership to leverage Proterra’s battery technology and charging systems for the development of the industry’s first all-electric S1LF low-floor cutaway shuttle bus for the North American market.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 01:36 pm

Edmonton launches their first electric buses

Public transport operator Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) unveiled the first 21 Proterra electric buses they have received so far. Another 19 Proterra buses are expected to arrive this year to make a total fleet of 40 electric buses. The Proterra buses will begin service in early August.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:17 pm

Proterra appoints Jack Allen as CEO

The US American electric bus manufacturer Proterra has appointed current Chairman Jack Allen to double as Chief Executive Officer. Ryan Popple, Proterra’s CEO since 2014, was named Co-Founder and Executive Director.

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Feb 21, 2020 - 04:20 pm

Los Angeles first electric buses to hit the road in March

The city of Los Angeles will receive the first of a total of 155 electric buses to be delivered over the next two years starting in March. The procurement is part of the Californian city’s plan to fully electrify its bus fleet by the start of the 2028 Summer Olympics.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 02:40 pm

Virginia to take Thomas Built Buses to school

The Daimler subsidiary was selected as the supplier for the 50 fully electric school buses of the initial phase of Dominion Energy’s electric school bus replacement program in Virginia. This will be the largest deployment of electric school buses in the USA yet.

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Nov 20, 2019 - 05:07 pm

Electrify America partners with Lyft in Denver

The Volkswagen subsidiary founded following the DieselGate scandal has announced an agreement with Lyft to supply the rideshare company’s Express Drive fleet with fast charging, as well as an investment in electric buses for a new route at UC Davis-Sacramento.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/19/proterra-to-supply-batteries-for-nikola-trucks/
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