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Feb 02, 2016, 08:00 ET
Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission, battery-electric buses, today announced that it will begin supplying buses to campus locations nationwide

First Student-led Transit Agency in the U.S. to Prioritize EV mass transit

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission, battery-electric buses, today announced that it will begin supplying buses to campus...

Jan 27, 2016, 13:34 ET
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Proterra Recognized in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero emission battery-electric buses, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech...

Jan 25, 2016, 08:30 ET

Proterra Investment Partners launches and will manage Black River Private Equity Funds

Proterra Investment Partners announced today its launch as a standalone, natural resources-focused investment advisor and private equity fund...

Oct 12, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Proterra Provides Relief in Wake of Historic South Carolina Floods

Proterra, a provider of zero emission battery-electric buses, today announced that it will make a donation to the American Red Cross-South Carolina...

Oct 05, 2015, 07:00 ET

Proterra Joins the San Francisco Bay Area's Highly Touted Transportation and Tech Hubs

Proterra, the leading provider of zero emission battery-electric buses, today announced the opening of its headquarters in Silicon Valley. The move...

Oct 05, 2015, 07:00 ET

Proterra Expands its Catalyst™ EV Bus Platform to Include a Nimbler Bus

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, today announced it has expanded its Catalyst platform to accommodate...

Oct 02, 2015, 16:44 ET

Proterra Selected in Major Electric Bus Contract by Washington State Department of Transportation

Proterra, the leading North American provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, announced it has been selected by the Washington State...

Sep 15, 2015, 08:00 ET

Nashville Re-Ups with Proterra, Adding More Zero-Emission Buses to the Music City

 Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission, battery-electric buses, announced that Nashville's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)...

Sep 03, 2015, 06:00 ET

The Proterra® Catalyst™ Bus Shatters Electric Vehicle Range Perceptions by Traveling 258 Miles on a Single Charge at Michelin's Laurens Proving Grounds (LPG)

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery electric buses, announced today that the company's 40-foot Catalyst XR bus drove 258 miles...

Aug 18, 2015, 12:40 ET

Proterra Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced that it has been named to the 2015 Inc. 500 list, an...

Jul 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

Two California Central Valley Cities, Stockton and Porterville, Select Proterra Catalyst™ Zero-Emission Buses

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced that the cities of Stockton and Porterville have each...

Jun 30, 2015, 12:05 ET

Proterra Raises $55M in Strategic Financing to Meet Customer Demand for ZEV Transit Solutions

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced the completion of Strategic Financing that will fund the...

Jun 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Proterra® Catalyst™ Zero-Emission Bus, Breaks Records at Altoona in Efficiency, Gradeability, Weight and Acceleration

Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced today that it has not only completed the structural testing...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

Proterra Named 2015 New Energy Pioneer at 8th Annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit

 Bloomberg New Energy Finance has announced Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, as a 2015 New Energy...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:00 ET

As Demand for Electric Mass Transit in Southern California Grows, L.A. County's Foothill Transit Places Fourth Order with Proterra, Expanding its EV Bus Fleet to 30

 Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced that Foothill Transit, the primary public transit...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:00 ET

Proterra Wins $3M California Energy Commission Grant to Expand Advanced Manufacturing of Zero-Emissions Transit Buses to West Coast

The California Energy Commission today awarded a $3 million grant to Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, at its...

May 10, 2013, 15:06 ET
Garrett Mikita - President and CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/Proterra)

Proterra Electric Bus Company Selects Garrett Mikita As New CEO

 Garrett E. Mikita has been selected by the Proterra Board of Directors as the new President and CEO of Proterra Inc., the leading...

Feb 28, 2013, 10:38 ET
Nov 21, 2012, 08:00 ET

Proterra Closes $23M Series B Investment on Accelerating Sales Growth

 Proterra Inc, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions and maker of the world's first battery-electric fast-charge...

Oct 01, 2012, 12:41 ET

Proterra's EcoRide™ BE35 First Full-Size Battery-Electric Transit Bus Ever to Pass Stringent Federal Testing for Long-Term Performance, Viability

 Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, is proud to announce that its EcoRide™ BE35...